Ketchup, Pho, Shitake Mushroom and Ham Flavored Candy Canes

Ketchup, Pho, Shitake Mushroom and Ham Candy Canes

We realize we are presently experiencing Labor Day and being introduced to Christmas products this early in the year often upsets people. However that’s when the holiday industry starts rolling out the newest items for 2020 and we wouldn’t want you to miss these delicacies before they are all sold out. Read more

Advertising Ruins Everything, So… Skittles, The Musical!

Capitalizing on cats and candy, the public’s disdain for advertising and the love for Mentos-like quirkiness, Skittles, The Musical is a Super Bowl stunt from Mars Wrigley Confectionary and DDB Worldwide in lieu of an on-air ad during this year’s game. Read more

The 10 Weirdest Flavored Candy Canes

The traditional Candy Cane or Peppermint Stick has long been a treat associated with the Holiday Season. Folklore says that in 1670, a choirmaster at Germany’s Cologne cathedral bent the ends of some sugar sticks to represent shepherds’ crooks, and distributed them to youngsters. Thus the familiar shape. Its earliest known association with Christmas was in 1874, and by 1882 canes were being hung on Christmas trees. Read more

New Japanese Marshmallow Confections Almost Too Pretty to Eat

After over a year and a half in development, an aesthetically impressive brand of innovative sweets has been launched by the long-established Japanese confectionery store “Tsurugi no Yusho Honpo” in Okayama. The new Japanese brand of marshmallow confections are handmade without any artificial colors or ingredients and are unique in both taste and appearance. Read more

New Jollypops from Product Invention Studio March.

We’ve covered a few unique lollipops and popsicles on this blog. The beautiful sculptured ones by Nuna, the fun Pop Culture Ice Pops from Stoyn not once, but twice and SchadenFreezers, the world’s most bitter treat on a stick. Now you can add Jollypops to that list. Read more

Valentine Chocolates That Will Last A Lifetime.

peter anton valentine chocolates

Artist Peter Anton’s boxes of chocolates look good enough to eat, but you’d better not. The heart-shaped and rectangular boxes of confectionary treats are actually oversized mixed media sculptures. While you may find yourself salivating at the pieces, they are meant to digest with the eyes, not the stomach. Read more

What A Museum of Ice Cream Should Be! Delicious and Delightful.

inside the museum of ice cream

A pool filled with sprinkles, an ice cream scoop see-saw, melting benches, sugarcone-covered walls and ice cream, ice cream and more ice cream. A veritable playground of color and sugar has popped up for the month of August in the form of the Museum of Ice Cream. Read more

Dylan’s Candy Bar Mean Girls Collection

Dylan's candy bar MEAN GIRLS Collection

Just in time for the National Mean Girls Day, Dylan’s Candy Bar and Paramount Pictures have teamed up for a special collection of chocolate, treats and lifestyle products loaded with the movie’s best quotes as well as sugar. Read more