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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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