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A brief history of Reese’s and their Peanut Butter Cups

Reese’s are currently owned and manufactured by Hershey’s, but they didn’t start as one of the American chocolate giant’s products. Harry Burnett Reese is the man responsible for Reese’s first product, the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. H.B. Reese Mr. Reese was a Dairy...

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Most popular American sweets

There are many American sweets to choose from, which isn’t surprising considering how well the industry has been doing since American sweets became a thing. From Hershey’s to Oreo’s, Americans (and the rest of us!) are spoilt for choice. But here are a few favourites...

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Surprisingly Vegan Candies and Treats

For all you vegetarians and vegans out there, we know how difficult it is to know which sweet things you can eat from other countries. The UK is pretty strict on their labelling laws, so it’s easy to find things with vegetarian and vegan approval symbols. America is...

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A brief history of Oreos

The first Oreo cookie was introduced to the United States of America in 1912. The origin of its name remains unknown, but there are many theories as to where it came from. Some say the name comes from the compounds of crème and chocolate, others say that it’s a word...

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A brief history of M&M’s

These small, candy-coated chocolate treats are a childhood favourite for many. We remember all of the different kinds that have been launched throughout the years, including strange limited editions, and sharing bags that we tucked into while watching a film. M&M’s...

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The Easiest Peppermint Bark Recipe

Christmas is just days away, but you have enough time to run to the shops one last time and pick up some quick ingredients to make something over the holidays with your loved one. This is the easiest, most simple recipe for peppermint bark. Even the person in your...

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Top 10 American Christmas Candies

This has been a year of sweet treat releases, with some of the most popular American candy brands coming out with new creations every other month. But with the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to turn our attention to the best candies for the Christmas...

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What is American Candy?

In Britain, we grow up calling many types of sugary snacks “sweets”. Chocolate is usually included in this title, and the various lollipops, chocolate bars, sherbet dips, and other good things that line the aisles of our corner shops and supermarkets are enticing, to...

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Where to buy American candy in London

London is a great place to go shopping, especially if you’re looking for imported American candy. American candy stores in major cities have a habit of disappearing over the years, but London has managed to hold on to a few different ones. Can’t get to London to buy...

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Candy experiments you can try at home

Candy experiments are all over the web. You can find them on YouTube, blogs, science websites, and all manner of other places. Science is exciting, but so is candy! Combine the two and you, your friends, or your children can have an amazing time. Candy Butterfly Life...

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A Brief History of Hershey’s

Hershey’s is an American manufacturer. The company are most commonly known for their chocolate bars. Hershey’s milk chocolate bar, recognised by its brown and silver wrapper, was one of the most well-known chocolate bars of the 20th century. Even today, Hershey’s are...

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10 most popular American candies

American candy has always been extremely popular. Children in America are spoiled for choice, with local candy stores and retail stores offering hundreds of types of candy and chocolate for the everyday consumer. Brightly coloured American candy has peaked the...

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