What is the origin of candy hearts?

Answer According to the New England Confectionery Company, Daniel Chase originated the process of printing sayings on candy hearts in 1866. Sweethearts Conversation Hearts were available in the early 1900... Read More »

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How many candy hearts does necco make a year?

NECCO, or the New England Confectionary Company, is the number one non-chocolate candy supplier for Valentine's Day. The NECCO candy store reports that it produces over eight billion candy conversa... Read More »

What is the origin of the 3 musketeers candy bar name?

Making its debut in 1932, the 3 Musketeers candy bar originally featured three separate pieces of candy. The three candies, flavored with with vanilla, chocolate and strawberry, led to the name "3 ... Read More »

What is the origin of peanut brittle candy?

Peanut brittle is an American invention from the mid 1800s. The first recipe resembling peanut brittle was found in "The Carolina Housewife" by Sarah Rutledge, which was published in 1847. While br... Read More »

What candy bar was introduced in 1930 by candy maker Franklin Mars?

In 1930, Franklin Mars added a chocolate coating to a candy bar made of nougat, peanuts, and caramel, inventing the Snickers bar. It was an instant hit, and sales are still going strong 80 years la... Read More »