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Sweet pairings for grown-up Easter treats

Sweet pairings for grown-up Easter treats

Easter candy is dandy. But Easter candy paired with alcohol? Now that's something to put a spring in your step.

April 15, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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Officials say no toxins found in Skittles

RICHMOND | It's safe to taste the rainbow again.  

March 06, 2014 7:30 pm

Tainted candy reported at eastern Ind. food mart

RICHMOND | State health officials are warning residents to hold off on tasting the rainbow.

March 05, 2014 8:15 pm
New Products for Friday, Feb. 13, 2014

New Products for Friday, Feb. 13, 2014

Perry good

February 13, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Celebration by SweetWorks

Celebration by SweetWorks

Celebration by SweetWorks has an ideal selection for baking, decorating, candy buffets and everyday treats. Whether it's for Valentine's Day or the season of baskets and bunnies, all of these favorite sweet finds are available in ranges from red, green and white to pastels to herald the colo…

February 13, 2014 6:30 pm
New Products for Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

New Products for Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

Note the date

December 12, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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SweetWorks Gumballs

SweetWorks Gumballs

Celebration by SweetWorks has an ideal selection for baking, decorating, candy buffets and everyday treats. For the holiday season, all of these favorite sweet finds are available in the red, green and white to herald the colors of this calendar time. From 1-inch premium gumballs in 8 ounce …

December 12, 2013 6:30 pm
OFFBEAT: Not such sweet industry news from Bake-Off

OFFBEAT: Not such sweet industry news from Bake-Off

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Next Halloween, follow basic trick-or-treat rules

GUEST COMMENTARY: Next Halloween, follow basic trick-or-treat rules

I happily gave away more than 400 candy bars on Halloween night, but something was amiss. More than a quarter of my visitors were without a costume, about an equal number were adults, and another group were so young they couldn’t even walk.

November 19, 2013 12:05 am

Candy swap for toys treats military stationed overseas

For the second year, the Lake County Kool Smiles dental offices are participating in Operation Troop Treats, asking children to bring in their collected Halloween candy to be sent in care packages to the troops serving overseas via Operation Gratitude.

October 31, 2013 12:05 am
New Products for Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

New Products for Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

Fall menu favorite

October 16, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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SparX Candy by Xlear Inc.

SparX Candy by Xlear Inc.

SparX tiny bite-size fruit-flavored candies are a new sugar-free candy line sweetened exclusively with xylitol. Xylitol is an all-natural sweetener derived from corn cobs, birch trees and other natural sources, and is similar to sugar in taste and texture, but with unique health benefits not…

October 09, 2013 6:30 pm
New Products for Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

New Products for Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Glass of greatness

October 09, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Nationally sold candy made exclusively in LaPorte

Nationally sold candy made exclusively in LaPorte

A new type of candy that's being sold nationwide is made exclusively in LaPorte.

September 17, 2013 6:00 am
Hershey's Simple Pleasures Milk Chocolate with Creamy Caramel

Hershey's Simple Pleasures Milk Chocolate with Creamy Caramel

Hershey's Simple Pleasures Milk Chocolate with Creamy Caramel are a bite-sized token of perfection, with smooth and delicious caramel surrounded by creamy milk chocolate. Even better, these delicious chocolates are 30 percent less fat compared to the average of leading milk chocolates. They …

July 31, 2013 6:30 pm
Red Vines and National Licorice Day

Red Vines and National Licorice Day

More than 30,000 tons of Red Vines are made each year, amounting to more than 400,000 miles of licorice, which is enough to wrap around the Earth more than 16 times! It sells for $2.99 for a 16 ounce package at most store or visit americanlicorice.com.

March 27, 2013 6:30 pm
New Products for Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

New Products for Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Better than ever

November 28, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Prepara's Topper Chopper

Prepara's Topper Chopper

Prepara's Topper Chopper is a clever, retro hand-crank machine makes short work of hard candies and nuts for holiday baking. It's $24.99 at prepara.com or (888) 878-8665.

November 28, 2012 6:30 pm
Aglow with holiday cheer

Aglow with holiday cheer

Ryan Grskovich, 6, of Lowell, chases down candy canes at the Great Candy Cane Hunt at Liberty Park in Lowell. Following Friday's hunt was the annual Lowell  Parade of Lights to usher in the yuletide season.

November 23, 2012 5:24 pm
Aglow with holiday cheer

Aglow with holiday cheer

Hundreds of children chase down candy canes at the Great Candy Cane Hunt at Liberty Park in Lowell. Following the hunt was the annual Lowell Parade of Lights.

November 23, 2012 5:19 pm
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