Candy and Culture: The Modern History of Your Favorite Sweets

Throughout the decades, candy has been a staple in American pop culture and has been an essential part of American life. Brands are instantly recognizable by even the youngest of generations, even though some have been around for half a century before them. We are going to take you on a ride through each decade’s […]

Long Lost Delfa Rolls coming back to life!

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 6,  2018 Blast from the Past? History of Delfa Rolls Are you young enough to remember the Delfa Rolls, also called Danish Ribbons? They used to be sold by a few convenience stores in the 1960s. They were pretty hard to find because they were imported from overseas. It was a lot of […]

Turkish Taffy’s Early History

Contrary to popular misinformation Turkish Taffy was not invented by Victor Bonomo (pronounced “Bah nah moe”), but by Herman Herer in New York back in 1912. While making a batch of marshmallow candy for  Herman accidentally added too many egg whites. Instead of throwing the whole mess away, he realized that he may be on […]

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 […]

Jordan Almonds – History, Mysteries and Meanings

Updated 10-08-2019 Have you ever asked yourself, “Why are Jordan Almonds such popular favors for large events like weddings?”, “Why do they use 5 almonds in each favor?”, or “How are Jordan Almonds made?” Well, we at Bulkcandy Store have asked those very same questions! So we did a little looking and here’s what we […]