Candy of the Great Depression

For the majority, the 1930s was full of economic hardships. The Great Depression began at the beginning of the decade, and lasted for its entirety. Throughout the hard days, many people listened to the radio. The radio was free to listen to and easily accessible because almost everyone had one […]

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Candy from the 1900s

In the first decade of the 1900’s, America made headway with transportation. To name a few, the Wright Brothers had the first successful powered flight, the construction of the Panama Canal began, and Henry Ford came out with the Model T- America’s first affordable car. For the first time, the […]

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The first candy, Honey!

Have you ever wondered what the first candy was? The first candy enjoyed by man was honey comb. Before sugar was developed, honey was the main sweetener. Honey has been around since cavemen, and can last an eternity! That’s right, honey has no expiration date! There is evidence of early […]

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The history of Halloween and candy

For many,  Halloween wouldn’t be the same without all the candy. After all, on what other day is it socially acceptable to splurge on candy and eat so much that your stomach hurts? If we take a step back in time, has Halloween always been centered around candy? Not exactly, […]

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