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Eat all your favorite Thanksgiving dishes in ice cream, donut and jelly-bean form

As Turkey Day draws near, more products are hitting the shelves drawing inspiration from the holiday's flavorful dishes. Everything from ice cream to donuts brands are putting...  more »

11/06/2017

Sweet Talk

Tags: Chocolate, ConfectionerySource: www.eater.com

The 21 Best Chocolate Shops in America

It's no longer difficult to find beautifully decorated chocolates, sea salted caramels, or delicately scented truffles. Almost every major city in the U.S. has a shop that's...  more »

10/30/2017

Sweet Talk

Tags: Chocolate, ConfectionerySource: www.aol.com

The most popular Halloween candy in every US state

The company asked 23,154 Americans to name their favorite Halloween candy out of a list of 52 top-selling candies in the United States, and then found the most distinctively...  more »

Trend Perspectives by Cynthia Maxwell: Looking at the Future of Color Trends

As we head into fall and winter thinking only of pumpkin flavors, turkey, holiday décor and cold weather clothing, the Spring 2018 runways have ended and Pantone has released their...  more »

Best candy shops in NYC
10/20/2017

Sweet Talk

Tags: ConfectionerySource: gothamist.com

The Best Candy Shops In NYC

Though a Duane Reade bag of miniatures will kill a craving in a pinch, nothing beats a real candy store, complete with loose candy gummies, fancy chocolates, and decor as colorful...  more »

Moscow Mule Gummies Are Here

Move over rose chews! There's a new boozy gummy candy in town, and it's bursting with delicious fall flavors. And no, we're not talking about anything pumpkin spice (though this...  more »

10/11/2017

Sweet Talk

Tags: Confectionery, Food TrendsSource: www.tbo.com

The magic behind handcrafted marshmallows, another artisanal food trend

Nathan and Jenn Clark are wild for marshmallows. Not the perfectly shaped grocery store blobs that last a lifetime, but the real, handcrafted deal. Like doughnuts and macarons...  more »

Booze-spiked 'adult' candy is the hottest new trend in confection

Cocktail candies? Margarita marshmallows? Prosecco pastilles? "Adult" candy is the hottest new trend in confection, which is increasingly drawing inspiration from wine and cocktail...  more »

The Best, Weirdest & Grossest Candy At The 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Every spring, Chicago hosts a massive trade show devoted to candy and savory snack products known as the Sweet and Snacks Expo. And like last year, we were there to sample from the...  more »

Celebrating Growth during National Candy Month

It's time to celebrate. Not that any of us in the candy industry need a reason to make merry. Just about every day is a party when your job is to produce, sell, or in our case,...  more »

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