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How we ended up with the "fun-size" candy bar

by Katherine Wiles Oct 25, 2019
To understand fun-size candy, we must first understand full-size candy.
Full size candy bars are a commitment.
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The Season

Trick or treat! Why is there no new candy to eat?

by Jana Kasperkevic Oct 23, 2019
Halloween should be the perfect time to launch a new candy.
Bags of the sweet stuff at Economy Candy in New York City.
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This 13-year-old chief executive is her dad's boss

by Maria Hollenhorst May 3, 2019
Alina Morse is the CEO of a multimillion-dollar candy company. Her dad works for her.
Alina Morse, founder and CEO of Zollipops, with her father, Tom Morse.
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4 things you didn't know about chocolate

by Eliza Mills Feb 9, 2018
Dandelion Chocolate's Todd Masonis and Greg D'Alesandre talk cocoa.
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Nestle will ditch its U.S. candy business next year

by Andy Uhler Dec 21, 2017
If you’re a fan of Butterfinger or Crunch bar or Raisinets or any of the dozens of candies that Nestle makes, your sweet tooth may soon be beholden to a new owner. Swiss food giant Nestle is getting out of…

Will you be paying more for sugar this year?

by Jana Kasperkevic Jun 9, 2017
With price of sugar going up, more candy could be produced outside of the U.S.
Is your baking about to get more expensive due to the new sugar deal?
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I've always wondered...

Why do snack companies always change their packaging?

by Jana Kasperkevic Jun 5, 2017
Hint: they want you to buy more snacks.
Would this package design catch your eye? Cheez-Its on sale at a local Chicago supermarket.
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Final Note

America loves candy corn, apparently

by Kai Ryssdal Oct 18, 2016
There's no accounting for taste.
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Theaters look to make more money by moving the candy

by Adriene Hill Aug 5, 2016
Movie theaters are counting on concession sales to help boost revenues.
The concession stand at a drive-In theater on September 27, 2013 in Neligh, Nebraska. 
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Mars Inc. is so over artificial coloring

by Andy Uhler Feb 9, 2016
Changing the coloring process could be a logistical nightmare for the candy maker.
Mars Inc. will soon be tasting a new rainbow after deciding to no longer use artificial coloring in their products. 
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