Allen’s pop up store: Hundreds queue at Westfield Sydney to get their hands on old favourites and limited edition lollies. Story by SARAH KEOGHAN – Reproduced from The Daily Telegraph BRACE yourself; because your inner child is about to leap out. From now till Christmas Day, Allen’s lollies are celebrating their 125th birthday by serving … Continue reading Allen’s Pop Up Store
Adriano Zumbo’s Just Desserts & The Candy Buffet Company collaborated to create a colourful visual extravaganza in this week’s TV WEEK Magazine to promote his new show. The photos and TV Week article, below, are copyright and courtesy of Yianni Aspradakis / TV Week. TV Week – August 20-26, 2016 – pages 24 & 25 … Continue reading Adriano Zumbo’s Just Desserts & The Candy Buffet Company
2016 VIC Finalist for Telstra Award The Candy Buffet Company – Telstra Victorian Micro Business Award Finalist The Candy Buffet Company transports its customers back to their joyful childhood days of consuming colourful sweets and treats. The boutique event company creates exquisite lolly buffet tables for any events including weddings, private parties or corporate … Continue reading The Candy Buffet Company is a VIC Finalist in the Telstra Micro Business Awards 2016
Vanuatu Cocoa becomes high grade chocolate in tiny Australian factory that makes bespoke chocolate. The New South Wales town of Mudgee, in the Cudgegong Valley, has a reputation as the hub of a wine region and as a tourist destination, but it is also home to a small bespoke chocolate factory. Luke Spencer runs the … Continue reading Vanuatu Cocoa becomes high grade chocolate in tiny Australian factory
Mentos Candy New Mentors Campaign Shows Mentos Candy Is The Real-Life ‘Friend Request’ by Candy Buffet Blog by Krystyna Frassetto Mentos Mentors is a simple social experiment that shows nowadays we’ll do anything to avoid a real-life connection. Making a friend when we were kids was second nature, so with the help of a few … Continue reading Mentos Candy Is The Real-Life ‘Friend Request’ Candy Buffet Blog
One day, quite, by chance, when I first lived in Paris, I came across a magical chocolate shop nestled among the strip bars of Pigalle. Tempted by the story-book vitrine, I pushed open the door. A bell tinkled and I was greeted by a grown-up Alice in her own chocolate wonderland. This was Denise Acabo, … Continue reading How Wendell Steavenson found the world’s best chocolate – Kalouga – in Paris
Home Taste Test – Magnum Classic Chocolate Thins – The Magnum ice cream made its debut back in 1989. Originally manufactured by Frisko in Denmark, the chocolate-coated ice cream quickly spread to other markets to become one of the world’s most popular treats. It’s therefore somewhat surprising that it’s taken the company this long to … Continue reading Home Taste Test: Magnum Classic Chocolate Thins
Chinatown’s Dragon Papa and Dragon’s Beard- Sydney Lolly Buffet Floss The story goes, Dragon’s Beard was first made for the emperor of China, but has since spread to Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and the United States. The malt syrup is so delicate, Derek says, that the process cannot be mechanized — it requires the human touch. … Continue reading Chinatown’s Dragon Papa
AMAZING Fairy Floss Art for lolly buffet magic While brightly coloured cotton candy art isn’t a new concept, Chinese street vendors have taken it to the next level. Videos have emerged of various chefs in ChongQing China creating stunning larger than life cotton candy flowers. The multicoloured creations are made in under three minutes, with … Continue reading AMAZING Fairy Floss Art for lolly buffet magic
Hershey’s Kisses Deluxe For the first time in 20 years, Hershey’s has made a huge change to its traditional chocolate kiss. Hershey’s will now make Kisses Deluxe — twice as big as the classic candy. A kiss deluxe will be substantially larger than a standard kiss. The chocolate candy will have a whole hazelnut in … Continue reading Hershey’s Kisses Deluxe
Feeling Flat Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Mon, Aug 24th, 2015 | Source Feeling flat? Next time, consider reaching for a square of dark chocolate. By Catherine Rodie 11 AUG 2015 – 11:23 AM UPDATED 11 AUG 2015 – 11:23 AM It’s 3pm and 41-year-old credit manager Rachel Leach is thinking about popping … Continue reading Feeling flat? Next time, consider reaching for a square of dark chocolate.
11 Reasons Chocolate Lovers Are Winning At Life Julie R. Thomson HuffPost food editor Posted: 08/14/2015 07:00 AM EDT There are two kinds of people in life, those who love chocolate and those who don’t really care for the rich, deep flavors of this sultry dessert. (We don’t really trust the latter, BTW.) Anything … Continue reading 11 Reasons Chocolate Lovers Are Winning At Life
Kit Kat aficionados, you’re in for a treat. Kit Kat is launching a pop-up studio to celebrate its 80th anniversary, where you can create your own Kit Kat flavour and get a taste of the new Kit Kat special editions. To help celebrate the milestone, the “punk princess of pastry” and executive pastry chef at … Continue reading Create your own Kit Kat flavour at Sydney pop-up studio
Whisky Chocolate Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Mon, Aug 10th, 2015 | Source Whisky chocolate tickles judges’ tastebuds to win best exhibit in show at Royal Hobart Fine Food Awards Rick and Theresa Streefland, from Cocobean Chocolate in Launceston, were delighted to win the Royal Hobart Fine Food Award’s coveted Richard Langdon Trophy … Continue reading Whisky Chocolate
Candy Crush Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Wed, May 7th, 2014 | Source: Reuters NEW YORK – Kids eat more calories when playing a computer game featuring advertisements for candy than when the game has ads for toys, according to a new study from the Netherlands. Children with low self-control were especially vulnerable … Continue reading Kids tend to eat more when playing computer games featuring candy
Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Wed, May 7th, 2014 | Source An Easter Candy Feast Made Entirely Of LEGO It wouldn’t be Easter without candy, and it wouldn’t be a holiday at Kotaku without LEGO. Let’s kill two sugar-coated marshmallow birds with one Creme Egg. This lovely Easter basket build comes from the … Continue reading Easter Candy Lego Feast
Childhood Ice Creams Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Tue, May 6th, 2014 | Source Summer’s nearly here: 10 ice creams and lollies that you might have forgotten from your childhood As the sun comes out your thoughts might be turning to cooler treats to get you through the day, who doesn’t love an … Continue reading Summer’s Nearly Here
Cotton Candy News Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Tue, May 6th, 2014 | Source: PR News Wire Rich flavors and pretty packaging reinvent the fairground treat for store shelves DENVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Hammond’s Candies has taken a legendary fairground and circus treat and made it simple to enjoy anytime. Hammond’s Cotton … Continue reading Hammond’s Introduces New Cotton Candy
Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Thu, May 1st, 2014 | Source: The Huffington Post How lollies brought Rosie O’Neill and Josh Resnick together to create Sugarfina FINDING a romantic partner on an online dating site isn’t such a rare occurrence these days. But finding a romantic partner who shares your dream of opening … Continue reading The Creation of Sugarfina
Michelle & Commando Stop the press! Michelle Bridges and Commando reveal they eat lollies and chocolates on their date nights The healthy-eating pair shared exclusively with TheFIX that they — drumroll please — ATE JUNK FOOD the night before the Logies. Seriously. “We watched a movie and I ate lollies and [Steve] ate chocolates!” Michelle … Continue reading Michelle & Commando Eat Lollies?
Candy News Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Sun, Apr 27th, 2014 | Source: News.com.au MICHELLE was a slim size 10 when she started working as an executive assistant at a large law firm. She had just finished university, went to the gym for at least an hour each day and was always too busy … Continue reading Is Work Widening Your Waistline?
Easter in Las Vegas inspires many of the city’s fine chefs to develop special menus that are full of creative, seasonal offerings available only on April 20. Hoping to indulge on another date? Check ahead of time. Leg of lamb at the carving station is among the holiday specials at Buddy’s Family Brunch at … Continue reading Las Vegas: What’s on the Menu for Easter?
Lollies We Love Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Tue, Jan 29th, 2013 | Source: www.goodfood.com.au IN THE 1950S AT THE SATURDAY-ARVO flicks, kids couldn’t wait for the movie’s mushy bits. Just as the music swelled and Clark Gable took Ava Gardner in his arms for the climactic embrace, as their eyes closed and … Continue reading Lollies We Love
Kim Kardashian – Posted by: The Candy Buffet Company on Thu, Sep 20th, 2012 | Source: news.com.au Kim Kardashian, Mel B and The Candy Buffet Company – a match made in heaven! E! Channel combined all three for a sweet extravanganza in Sydney. FOR her one night in Sydney, Kim Kardashian was afforded an estimated … Continue reading Kim Kardashian & Mel B Love Us!
Prada Candy I can’t recall many occasions when I’ve felt conflicted about an offering from Prada. Even when the brand is at the zenith of zany – see the spring 2011 collection – I have still mustered up myriad reasons to defend my love for Miuccia, whose grandfather and great uncle founded the leather-goods business … Continue reading Prada Candy? The new fragrance is a head-scratcher
LifeSavers I feel fine. Everything is fine. Then my legs feel week. I start to feel like my head can’t stay up – almost like my neck is rejecting the weight of it. My hands begin to shake … and then my whole body. My heart feels like it is escaping my chest, and sweat … Continue reading How candy regularly saves my life.
Displayed on the walls of the Gorant candy store in Austintown are paintings by various local artists. The gallery is run by Austintown Gorant store owner Lori Gavalier and Joyce Gottron. Photo by Robert K. Yosay After reopening the Gorant candy store in Austintown last fall, Lori Gavalier and Joyce Gottron, former parks supervisor, decided … Continue reading Austintown candy store doubles as art gallery
Willy Wonka Party Remember that can of soda you let your kid drink at that birthday party last week and felt guilty about for the rest of the day? No biggie. Neither is that box of Sour Patch Watermelons he devoured when you took him to see The Smurfs. (Okay, that was me — I swear I … Continue reading Candy-Crazed Mom Spends Thousands on 5-Year-Old’s Sugar Party
It could be the mighty growth of the Baby Boomer population or a hearkening for simpler times, but unit sales of hard sugar candies have increased almost 5% in the past year, as reported in Professional Candy Buyer July/August issue. According to Symphony Group, a Chicago-based market research firm, manufacturers sold $320.7 million worth of … Continue reading Candy Sales Up This Year, Remind Customers of Simpler Times
An ASB spokeswoman said the bureau spent just under 60 days investigating the television commercial, which featured a red M&M taunting his candy cohorts, after receiving a number of objections to the message portrayed by the talking chocolates. One complainant said the advertisement gave children the impression bullying was OK. “M&M’s is the most influential … Continue reading M&M ad sparks not so sweet television ad bullying complaint
Have you heard the good news? With the help of a new research scientists have found that sugar may not have such a big part to play in those bulging body curves of yours. According to the nutritional principle sugars, along with fats and salts, are the types of food which are considered fattening and … Continue reading Good News for Sugar Junkies!
In the latest move of Japanese pop toward virtual or fictional stars, the newest addition to a Japanese girl group with millions of superfans turns out not to be real. Aimi Eguchi starred in a candy commercial soon after joining the group AKB48, showing off perfectly coiffed hair, proportional features, and touting the candy in a … Continue reading Aimi Eguchi joins other virtual, fictional Japanese pop idols
The 11th annual Chocolate! buffet, a celebration of cocoa and sugar, can help cystic fibrosis sufferers like Sandy Springs resident Drew Dotson celebrate more birthdays. “In the 1950s, nobody made it to elementary school age,” she said. “When I was born 25 years ago, the life expectancy was 16.” Through research funded by the 56-year-old … Continue reading Chocolate buffet to help residents breathe easier
Candymaker claims bonbon leaves skin rose-scented – new candy news! Want to come up smelling of roses? Chew on this. A candy manufacturer claims to have invented a hard candy that leaves the skin smelling of roses. After chewing on the sweets, rose oil components are emitted through the pores of the skin via an … Continue reading Candymaker claims bonbon leaves skin rose-scented
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!