Candy

via news5: Trick-or-treating is coming up soon and many children have food allergies. When it comes to finding the safest stash to eat, News 5 looked at candy with the top eight allergens. The allergens include milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, treenuts, peanuts, wheat or gluten and soy. These foods accounts for about 90% of all […]

viaGetUpMornings: Does your favorite choice of candy reflect where you live? Believe it not, there are studies that measure the popularity of Halloween candies in each state.  CandyStore.com looked at their sales data from 2007-2017 and partnered with major candy manufacturers to confirm their conclusions. Overall, Skittles, M&Ms, Snickers, Reese’s Cups, Starburst, Candy Corn, Hot Tamales, Hershey’s, Tootsie Pops and […]

Observed on February 15th, National Gumdrop Day recognizes a favorite candy of many; the gumdrop!  On National Gumdrop Day, there is no question as to what to do.  Eat gumdrops and eat as many as you want! Gumdrops are a tasty, colorful, chewy candy that is made with gelatin and then coated with sugar.  They come in […]

A favorite of young and old alike, National Hard Candy Day is observed annually on December 19. Most hard candies are 100% sugar with flavoring and colors added. To achieve a hard candy, confectioners boil a sugar syrup to 320 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the temperature is reached, the hot, pliable sugar is poured into molds or rolled […]

When it comes to favorite Halloween candy — Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and candy corn are king. That’s the results of a survey by Influenster. A survey of 40,000 people in all 50 states found Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kat and Butterfinger were the three top treats in every state in the U.S. Five states — […]

  Getty Images   Halloween 2015 has come and gone and you may have bought too much candy for your neighborhood trick-or treaters. Now that you have all of the extra treats left-over, you may ask yourself what to do with it. According to the Columbus Dispatch there are plenty of ways to get rid […]

What’s the only day of the year when kids can get dressed in up fun costumes, knock on strangers’ doors and receive free candy? Why, Halloween, of course! It gives all of us – young and old – an excuse to get “chocolate wasted” and binge watch scary movies, but if you’re not careful, you’ll […]

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    One North Dakota woman’s home is one children will be avoiding on Halloween because not only is she limiting the amount of candy she’s giving out; she’s handing out letters to the parents of overweight children to complain about their weight. The woman who is going by just “Cheryl” explained to a local […]

Listen up, chocoholics. In celebration of National Milk Chocolate Day on July 28, the KitchenDaily editors put 33 different kinds of milk chocolate bars to the test. Searching for the best of the best, we scored the bars in a blind taste test (trust us, none of these brands were involved with the experiment!). We […]

Listen up, chocoholics. In celebration of National Milk Chocolate Day on July 28, the KitchenDaily editors put 33 different kinds of milk chocolate bars to the test. Searching for the best of the best, we scored the bars in a blind taste test (trust us, none of these brands were involved with the experiment!). We […]

PEZamania 20″ the world’s largest gathering of PEZ collectors is set to begin in Independence on Thursday. It’s become an annual tradition for area PEZ collectors. The event is celebrating 20 years this summer.  The convention will feature an international group of master PEZ collectors, PEZ dealers, and PEZ authors. PEZ lovers are invited to […]