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The top 10 Kool-Aid flavours

Kool-Aid is a hugely popular drink in America, though we don't see much of it here in the UK at all. Even in international candy stores and world foods aisles in supermarkets, Kool-Aid isn't something that we Brits can access quickly.  There are over 20 flavours of...

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One brand, two names: Dove and Galaxy chocolate

This idea of US vs. UK chocolate is a bit skewed. Many brands that we recognise as UK brands are actually American brands that export to the UK. For example, the Mars company, who sell Snickers bars, are a worldwide company with an American base of operations. Some...

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Ranking American soda flavours

In the USA, the top dogs of the soda world are (unsurprisingly) Coca Cola, Pepsi, and Dr Pepper. But if we were to rank regular flavours of soda, this blog post would be extremely short. Personal opinions and preferences aside, the most popular soda in America is the...

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New candy hitting the shelves in 2021

It’s been a year, that’s for sure, but there’s plenty of good things to look forward to in 2021 that make ringing in the new year a little more bearable. We’ve gone ahead and uncovered those tasty delights for you, so that you know what’s coming up and when. Snickers...

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The best and worst Halloween candies

Happy Halloween all you ghouls and vampires! The day has finally arrived, even if we aren’t celebrating this long night the way we thought we’d be. Whether you’re having a household-only party, telling spooky stories under a fort of blankets, or baking scarily...

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Have yourself a COVID-safe Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and every community is trying to figure out how to help their kids have a little fun this year after the huge scare of the pandemic has written off any fun activities they had planned to do. This spooky holiday has the potential...

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Most popular Jelly Bean flavours

Did you know that National Jellybean Day falls on April 22nd every year? This rainbow-coloured day was created to celebrate all kinds of jellybean products around the world, from the unique and strange to the timeless and wonderful. But what flavours of jellybean are...

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Bring it back: Wonka Bar

Originally a fantasy chocolate bar that only existed in Roald Dahl’s novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, the Wonka Bar was manufactured and sold from 2005 to 2010. This version of the Wonka Bar was released by the Willy Wonka Candy Company brand, which was part...

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A brief history of Fanta

“Fanta”, a brand name that comes from the German word “Fantasie”, meaning “imagination”. Why does this beloved fizzy drink have a name with German routes, you may be wondering? Well, Fanta was first created in Germany! Yes, that’s right. Fanta came about during the...

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Must try American candy!

American candy is varied and wonderful. There’s plenty of different brands, all of which release delicious new flavours fairly regularly. Whenever a new candy bar or candy flavour hits the stores, it isn’t long before people are flocking to the shelves to buy them and...

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Where to get your candy during isolation

The days of self-quarantine and isolation don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon, and it’s hard enough to get a grocery slot, to say nothing of keeping your treat cupboard stocked. Though it isn’t a huge concern in our current climate, we just wanted to pop by your...

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Sugar-free candy

In a world where sugar has been both promoted as a good thing, and slandered as a health hazard, it’s hard to know whether you should or shouldn’t be treating yourself. Well, we aren’t health experts, but we want you to know that many top American candy companies out...

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