History Stories
Chew on This: The History of Gum
February 13, 2015

You might guess it’s a custom dreamed up by a modern-day, real-life Willy Wonka, but people have been chewing gum, in various forms, since ancient times. Read More

The Haunted History of Halloween Candy
October 31, 2014

For most American kids, it wouldn’t be Halloween without trick-or-treating for candy; however, that wasn’t always the case. Read More

Babe Ruth v. Baby Ruth
September 25, 2014

Was the Baby Ruth candy bar named for slugger Babe Ruth or a presidential daughter? A patent court decided the case in 1931. Read More

This Candy Can Withstand War and Space
June 2, 2014

Did you know the hugely popular popular candy got its start during World War II? Read More

Day of the Dead Sweets and Treats
November 2, 2012

Day of the Dead celebrations often incorporate traditional foods, including skull-shaped candies. Read More