Do you love gummy bears as much as we do? That is to say, have you walked to the nearest convenience store in below freezing weather just to buy a bag -- and then eat the ...more
Candy Facts & Trivia
Did you know Hershey’s produces enough Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in one year to feed one to every person in the USA, Japan, Europe, Australia, China, Africa and India? Or that that Purdue University used a robotic licking machine to determine that, on average, it takes 364 licks to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop? Well you do now!
The world of candy is full of fascinating facts, and we’ve made it our mission to gather them all here in the Candy Trivia section of the ACS blog. Learn something new about your favorite brands of candy today and impress your friends by sharing one of our sweet pieces of trivia over your social networks.
Some candies bring you back to a time you rarely remember. While writing about sugar-free candies, I came across one of those. As a little kid we didn't have many places ...more
When you think of gummy bears, does a particular brand come to mind? I'm willing to bet that people fall into two camps. Either they don't associate gummy bears with any ...more
We're on a bit of a health kick here at CandyStore.com. It might seem odd to hear that the purveyors of sugar-filled treats has focused on health in recent weeks. We see ...more
TSA horror stories. We all have them, and they all seem absurd. Part of it has to be the very nature of the security screenings themselves. We know that they serve a ...more
When you buy a pack of M&Ms, do you just rip open the pack and go to town on it? For a while we thought this was the only way. They're candies. What else can you do ...more
We all know that people don't hand out poisoned candy full of needles and razor blades on Halloween, right? No, apparently not everyone knows this, because the rumors ...more
We understand that some things that our culture considers strange or nightmarishly insane are perfectly normal in a place like Japan - and vice versa. We will, for ...more
If there's one thing Americans love more than soaring eagles and waving flags, it's beer. We're hoppy for hefeweizens, we're astounded by stouts and we're particular ...more
In the 1950's, General Foods chemist, William Mitchell, was experimenting with ways to trap carbon dioxide in an attempt to make instant soda pop. He developed a method ...more