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Make your own May Day basket

Back in the 19th and 20th centuries, it was popular for folk to leave baskets on each other's doorsteps that would contain flowers, sweets, and other nice things. It's a tradition that isn't well-known today, but it's such a lovely thing that you could easily bring it...

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Best Easter Candy for 2022

Easter is coming and we all know what that means - buying excessive amounts of chocolate to gorge ourselves on with just a little regret later on. From chocolate bunnies to candy-coated eggs in bright, pastel colors, there's more than enough to choose from. This...

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Why stop at Veganuary? 5 Vegan candy choices

The infamous month for vegan diets is coming to a swift close and with record-breaking sales of vegan food products, it's been pretty cool to see all of the new alternatives this month. The majority of these will stay, though some brands will dial back what they have...

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Why is Candy Corn so popular?

Candy Corn is an extremely popular brand of American candy, most often seen around Halloween and Christmas. The Fall and Winter seasons are both related to these colorful treats, but there must be some reason beyond the pumpkin colour tones that we always see Candy...

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The Best Halloween Candy of 2021

Spooky month has officially started, so we're here with a bunch of the best Halloween treats for you to stock up on this season. Whether you're inviting the knocks of Trick or Treaters, having a small Halloween party, or staying in with your loved ones, there's no...

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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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