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Hershey Company

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Candy Girls: 5th Avenue

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Candy Girls: Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Candy Girls: Zero candy bar

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Candy Girls: Reese's Milk Chocolate Layered Cookies

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Candy Girls: IKEA Chocolate Bars

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    You want to put a sin tax on chocolate? Burn in hell!

    "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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Candy Girls: Flake and Curly Wurly bars

    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 >>

  • News

    July 24, 2008

    Going My Way

    Meet us on Alameda, where cultures collide. In a good way.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008
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    May 5, 2008
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    November 1, 2007
  • Culture

    February 26, 2004

    Brotherly Hate

    Denver Repertory's True West succeeds with actors' intensity.

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    Year in Review

    2001? What 2001?

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best wafting odor

    Jolly Rancher Candies

  • Dining

    October 28, 1999

    Table for None

    La Brasserie Café makes a mess out of French-Swiss cuisine.

  • News

    May 13, 1999

    Another Day in Paradise

    The pathetic life revealed in Sonia Grainger's diary foreshadows her pathetic death four years later.

  • Film

    April 16, 1998
  • News

    March 15, 1995

    A WEALTH OF TROUBLE

    HOW THE WORLD TURNED UGLY FOR A CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE BEAUTY QUEEN.TO GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE WE GO WHEN A THREE-YEAR-OLD BOY SAID SHE TOUCHED HIS "TUSHIE," THE GOOD LIFE ENDED FOR BARBARA HUTTNER.

  • Dining

    December 14, 1994
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    November 16, 1994
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    October 26, 1994
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