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Our Salute to the Red, White and Blue – Candy Buffet Style

We all know it’s 4th of July when everyone is wearing red, white and blue as they shop for their burgers and hotdogs that they will slap on the grill at the all-day barbecue they plan to attend where they will sip on their Budweiser, slowly becoming more and more incoherent as they wait for the firework show that night. That’s just the American way.

Hopefully between the burgers and booze, these party-goers will be thinking about what this day really marks: the act of our forefathers declaring the independence of the United States from British rule.

But now we’ll get to the fun stuff: the candy! Here’s our version of the perfect 4th of July candy buffet!  Continue reading

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Chocolate and Champagne on the Rocks

We have a very creative bunch here at the Bulk Candy Store, I am constantly amazed at some of their creations. The idea pictured in the photo above  came from the the creative mind of our Summer Intern Avery. This was his contribution to the his nephew’s base ball championship winners party.

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Candy Buffet Inspiration

Interview Series

Candy Buffet

Candy Buffets are a growing trend at social events. It can be a whimsical addition to your reception, or act as playful and interactive favors. We spoke with party planner Monica Bacallao of Moni Marvels to get the the insight on her candy styling efforts. Continue reading

Rock Candy

Some people call it rock sugar, some call it sugar swizzle sticks others call it crystallized sugar. Here at the Bulk Candy Store, we call it Rock Candy.  It is made by a process called crystallization. The crystals are formed by allowing a supersaturated solution of sugar and water to crystallize onto a surface suitable for crystal nucleation, such as a string or stick.  The process takes about 6 to 7 days to produce the crystals. Continue reading

Valentine’s day Candy Gram

The perfect Valentine’s Day gift not need to be expensive, I think a gift from the heart goes a long way and is considerably more special.  A Valentine candy gram really shows how much you care without breaking the bank.  You can easily adapt your candy gram to suit your boyfriend, girlfriend, daughter, teacher, mother or anyone else you love. A candy gram makes a versatile, heartfelt Valentine’s Day or just because gift. Continue reading