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Lindt Chocolate just snapped up Russell Stover

Jul 14, 2014
But how exactly do companies find each other? And, is it love?
Posted In: chocolate, Mergers and Acquisitions, candy

The story behind red M&M's

May 15, 2014
They were in the bag, then they weren't, then they were again.
Posted In: candy, M&M's, history

Kit Kat bars are the most influential candy bars? Really?

Feb 20, 2014
Some quibbles with rankings
Posted In: candy, candy bars, Kit Kat

Butterfinger + peanut butter cups: Should candies mix?

Jan 24, 2014
A (very scientific) taste test at Marketplace
Posted In: candy, Butterfinger, Reese's

Hey, what a great idea! Chocolate peanut butter cups!

Jan 22, 2014
Why on earth would Butterfinger bring out a new product that takes on Reese's?
Posted In: Reese's, Butterfinger, candy

Jellybeans and fruit snacks: What to give out on Halloween?

Oct 15, 2013
For the last century, candy has been associated with cavities, obesity, and diabetes.
Posted In: candy, Halloween

Beware the bite-size bonanza!

Jul 1, 2013
The candy company Mars is releasing Snickers Bites.
Posted In: candy, snickers bar, mars bar

Peeps: Not just for Easter anymore

Mar 28, 2013
How does a company based on a seasonal product expand? Send Peeps to invade more seasons.
Posted In: Easter, Peeps, candy

Gum shop busted for selling candy cigarettes

Dec 27, 2012
A gum store in St. Paul, Minn., was caught for selling candy cigarettes, which are banned because they're said to encourage smoking.
Posted In: candy

Maximizing your Halloween candy haul

Oct 31, 2012
Freakonomics offers the hidden side to finding the best neighborhood near you to trick-or-treat.
Posted In: freakonomics, Halloween, dubner, kai ryssdal, candy

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