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History of Gummy Candy

Ever wonder who invented gummy candy? Gummy candy has been around since the 1920’s and was originally invented by Hans Reigal. Hans was the owner of the company Haribo and gummy bears were first manufactured in America in 1982. The Haribo …[more]

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Chicago, who thought!

Being located in the Chicago suburb of Frankfort, it was great having the University of Chicago hold an exhibit and lecture this past Halloween weekend acknowledging Chicago’s importance in candy production around the world! Since the late 1800’s many candy …[more]

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