Liz Kellermeyer 5th Avenue candy bars have been around since 1936, but we've yet to pull one off the shelf and indulge. The reason why is unclear, though we guess it has something to do with not having any idea what this candy is all about, from its providence to its flavor combinations. We ... More >>
Liz KellermeyerAh, Jolly Ranchers. Every person of a certain age who grew up in Colorado has a bit of hometown pride attached to the brand. Started in Golden by two locals in 1949, the company was sold to Hershey in 1996, though the factory that made the glossy candies here stuck arou ... More >>
Liz Kellermeyer Hershey posted a timeline of the Zero candy bar on its website that reads, in its entirety: 1920 Zero launched by Hollywood Brands 1996 Acquired by HersheyThe site also mentions, without further explanation, that Zero has had a loyal customer base since 1931. How the bar stuck around ... More >>
Photo by Aubrey ShoeWe have pretty much given up on Reese's products that aren't Reese's cups. The story is getting old: Reese's cups = delicious, Reese's cup variants = eh. But as fate would have it, a colleague recently took a tour of the Hershey factory, where he purchased and brought back ... More >>
Last week, Aubrey was off cavorting in San Diego while Liz was stuck at home, forced to sample some of the grossest candy in Candy Girls' history. It wasn't all fun and games for Aubrey, however, as she had promised to bring back strange and unknown treats from IKEA and Trader Joe's for us to samp ... More >>
"Colorado Needs a New Drug (To Raise Taxes On)," an editorial in today's Denver Post, suggests that Colorado has already boosted taxes on cigarettes as much as it can -- so in order to raise the revenue needed to trim the current budget deficit, lawmakers should consider attaching levies to other ... More >>
So Candy Girls is cheating a little this week by devouring some tasty treats from across the pond that aren't technically new. But what better time of year to revisit foreign favorites, especially if you're looking for fun and economical gifts for loved ones? We got these at the House of Commons ... More >>
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