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11 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Hershey profit up 5.4% despite rising costs

Hershey Co. said its second-quarter profit rose 5.4% as revenue increased largely on higher volume while costs also rose.

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15 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Gum that tastes like foie gras? What the industry is doing to combat lagging sales

Gum can now can mimic the flavor of your favorite dessert like peach cobbler or delicacies like foie gras , deliver your daily dose of vitamins, and even, if some manufacturers are to be believed, help you lose weight and wake up in the morning.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fruits

19 hrs ago | Packaging World

Gummi 'burgers' assembled, packaged at 540/min

German candy maker Trolli GmbH installs fully automated packaging line equipped with multiple robots for its mini gummi-burger line.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Life, Food, Hamburger

23 hrs ago | The Garden City Telegram

Musical will delight your sweet tooth

The Garden City Recreation Commission will present Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka JR."

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays, Food

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

PHOTOS: 2 local ice cream parlors among best in U.S.

TripAdvisor Wednesday announced the 10 top ice cream parlors in the U.S., ranked according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index, which takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews from the TripAdvisor community of millions of travelers.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, us Travel, Travel, Findlay, OH, Cake, Baked Goods

Candy Industry

Russell Stover chocolates

Assuming regulatory approval, Swiss-based Lindt & Sprngli looks to close its acquisition of Russell Stover Candies in August or September 2014.

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Reuters

Mars, maker of M&M's, to raise chocolate prices 7 percent

Mars Chocolate North America, the maker of M&M's and Snickers, said on Wednesday that it will raise its prices by an average of 7 percent "to offset rising costs," its first increase in three years.

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York Dispatch

Confection connection: Mr. Know-It-All finds link between M&M's, Hershey

Question: I think that when M&M candies were first introduced they were only one color; when did multi-color candies make their debut? - M.J.M, York, Pennsylvania Answer: Frank C. Mars came up with the idea of a hard-shelled candy in the 1930s; on March 3, 1941, he received a patent for his process.

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Related Topix: Hershey, PA, Life, Food, York, PA, Mars, PA, Inventions, Science / Technology

Confectionery News

Yowie lays US distribution nest egg

Toy-filled chocolate egg firm the Yowie Group has secured US distribution with large C-store chain Valero Corner Store.

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Examiner.com

Lucy Hale teams up with Nestle Crunch and the Girl Scouts of the USA

Can you keep a secret? "Pretty Little Liars" star and breakout country musician Lucy Hale is teaming up with Nestle Crunch and Girl Scouts of the USA as the spokesperson for their awesome new Let's Get Her to Camp campaign.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Observer

Tasty homemade County Fair traditions

A fair isn't complete without those familiar tastes and smells of good old-fashioned homemade foods, drinks and candies people have enjoyed for generations.

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Related Topix: Life, Chautauqua County, NY, Recipes

The York Daily Record

York poker league donates items for soldiers in Afghanistan

Michael, left, and Teresa Filipelli, of Dover Township, unveil a framed flag in front of a group of fellow poker players.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, York, PA, Life, Food

The Fresno Bee

Fresno cop saves choking baby in nick of time

Fresno Police Dept. motorcycle officer Roland Rendon talks about his experience recently of saving the life of a 1-year-old child choking on a piece of candy.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Life, Food

Candy Blog

DeMet's Turtles Minis

Even the candies regarded as premium are getting into the mini game. DeMets, which is known for their nut turtles, recently introduced DeMet's Turtle Minis .

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Food Industry

Wrigley discovers 'pectin surprise' for gelatin-free chewy candies

The Mars-owned firm said that pectin - mainly derived from citrus peel and apple pomace and more commonly used as a gelling agent - could be used as a texturizer in chewy candies.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Sweet success for Darlington business

SWEET TREAT: Sanae Aljabory owner of Retro Sweet shop in Darlington wins Darlingtons independent business of the year.

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Examiner.com

Autumn superstitions: Halloween

If you're following the autumn superstition articles then you've read about pumpkins, scarecrows, and apples.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Food

Examiner.com

Be a rock star: Pop Rocks cupcakes, an exploding sensation at children's parties

Birthday parties for children or special occasions are great times to celebrate.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Recipes

The Boulder County Business Report

Famous Brands to expand in the United Arab Emirates

BROOMFIELD Famous Brands, parent to TCBY and Mrs. Fields Cookies chains, has partnered with Dubai-based The Luxury Gourmet Sweets and Candies to develop 24 dual branded locations of TCBY and Mrs. Fields Cookies throughout the United Arab Emirates .

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Life, Food, Saudi Arabia

New York Daily News

L.I. man caught mailing oxycodone pills in Skittles bag

Feds busted a Long Island man who they say tried to traffic narcotics by sending pills through the mail in Skittles candy bags.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration, Life, Food

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