Friday, February 08, 2013

Candy News

According to science, you gain more satisfaction from finishing a snack than by eating a large amount of the snack.

Just in case you want to have a smart conversation with a Canadian about Maple syrup, here's some information to help you out.  In Canada this was part of our primary school education.

Ever wanted to taste ice cream for a living, don't worry, the job exists.

Barry Callebaut wants you to know what you should be looking for in chocolate.  Don't worry about what you actually might want, it may not be trendy.

Here's a few Superbowl related tidbits from earlier this week:

As it turns out M&Ms topped the list of most searched terms during the Superbowl.

Here's a really interesting article about how OREO managed to get an advertisement posted about the blackout only minutes after it happened.

The Jason Priestley Tim Horton's donut was all the rage in my home country, then it started to spread around the world.

I'm not sure that gum needed more crunch, sure more flavour, and longer lasting flavour, but probably not more crunch.

Ever wanted to know why Mentos and Diet Coke explode into a fountain of awesomeness?

Most people assume that all sugar free treats are laced with chemicals, this isn't always the case.

I've never been to Minnesota, but seeing how much they're into candy and candy making, I'm thinking a road trip might be in order.

Did you know that in 1947, in Canada, there was a "Chocolate Candy Bar Strike"?

If you've never tried salted caramel chocolates, this Valentine's Day would be the perfect time to pick up a box. For someone you love... as long as they're willing to share.

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