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Long Lost Candies: The Marathon Bar

Have you ever wondered what happened to the Marathon caramel chocolate bar? The Mars Candy Company introduced it in 1973 and it was a full eight inches of braided caramel covered in milk chocolate.  It was marketed as “the candy bar you can’t eat quickly” in commercials by some kind of a cowboy guy.  The Marathon Bar came in a bright red wrapper that made it stand out from the other candy bars. There was actually a ruler on the wrapper that showed how long it really was. Continue reading

Easter treat for someone sweet

Yesterday I walked into the Bulk Candy Store and saw a box of the most adorable plush toys – snakes, seahorse, monkeys, giraffes and  Dolphins. I was as excited as a kid in a candy store:) – you see, I have 13 nieces and nephews under the age of 8 and since I hang out at the candy store, I am always in charge of the party favors when their respective birthdays comes around. I gotta tell you, I was running out of cute ideas. But with these new critters – or Hitchers as they are called, I can hardly wait for the next birthday celebration. Continue reading

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Spring Time Candy Craft – Bunny Trail Mix

Bunny Trail Mix

Last week, one of our pint sizes candy fans stopped by Bulk Candy Store to spend her last day of  spring break with us. In order to keep her occupied and to prevent a candy overdose, we decided to make some bunny trail mix using our favorite candies. Continue reading