Getting through a work day can be a job in itself and colleagues bearing treats is always a welcome gesture. But a recent study has found that the office candy jar can add up to seven pounds to a person’s weight. Cornell University found that the average American worker is packing on the extra weight … Continue reading Take me to the candy jar
Hershey (HSY) said this week it’s going to raise prices by 9.7%, a move that many people expect competitors to follow. The entire industry is facing huge price increases for raw ingredients — the cost of sugar has more than doubled in the past year — and can no longer absorb the higher expenses. In … Continue reading Chocolate and candy prices going up
Ahead of the Easter bunny’s Sunday visit, it’s National Jelly Bean Day. Like Peeps, the other perennial Easter candy, jelly beans aren’t just for eating. Here are a few suggestions from the Jelly Belly Candy Co.: Use the beans in vases for a new decorating look. Add them to glass jars so they liven up … Continue reading Celebrating the jelly bean on this National Jelly Bean Day
Bedtime chocolates — so over. Call downstairs for sourballs, gumdrops and other treats delivered by a happy man in an old-timey outfit. The “Candy Man” at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel rolls a cart to rooms and dispenses sweets from local shop Candyality for $5 per half pound. The Candy Man also will … Continue reading Order room service from Chicago’s ‘Candy Man’
Dutchman Pieter Brenner’s Sugar Chair might be the world’s biggest — and most expensive — lollipop for your living room. In case you missed the New York Times Magazine’s most recent cover story, sugar is maybe, possibly, probably killing us, which makes Pieter Brenner’s exuberant little piece of furniture, shown here, a sort of cheery … Continue reading A Chair Made From Lollipop Sugar, Customized With Your Licks
For fans of celebrity scents, Katy Perry is going to be in Melbourne on the 30th of April, hitting up Myer’s Bourke St store to launch her first perfume Purr – and The Candy Buffet Company will be there to greet her! View photos of our work here!
The royal wedding of Prince William and the future Princess Catherine is just 13 days away. From the daily barrage of tabloid folly, VF.com’s Royal Watcher in London plucks the best for your wedding crib notes. Kate, we imagine, is a sure thing for the April 29 events, but now she’s also confirmed. It’s recently … Continue reading Royal Wedding Watch: The £500 Candy Kate