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Candy Buffets

So many weddings seem to take place in the spring & summer months and the latest trend is, of course, Candy Buffets. We at Sweet Services have a variety of Sixlets or Candy Beads in a variety of colors and …[more]

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Sweet Services Featured in Retail Confectioner Magazine

We made the presses! Sweet Services was very happy to agree to participate in an article featuring everyone’s “favorite online candy store” when approached by the reknowned Retail Confectioner Magazine. They did a wonderful success story from the time entrepeneur, Alan Clements first started Sweet Services back in …[more]

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Planning a Wedding?

A Candy Buffet is a unique way to add fun & color to any wedding – and an all-time crowd pleaser! These can get a bit pricey; however there are ways to keep the cost down. Of course the obvious is …[more]

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Candy Isn’t Junk Food!

Studies suggest that it’s “junk food”, not CANDY that contributes to obesity. Well, I know I was thrilled to hear this! Those with a sweet tooth no longer have to feel guilty about admitting it. It seems people who eat …[more]

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Nostalgic/Retro Candy… Still on the Rise!

It’s amazing how the demand for the “old fashioned” favorites continues to rise. When all the hype began, we brought in many of the popular retro candies like Bonomo Taffy, Slo Pokes, Necco Wafers, Candy Jewelry which include Necklaces, Rings & Bracelets and of course …[more]

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Something “unique” for your Valentine!

Everyone knows that “Conversation” Candy Hearts are huge around Valentine’s Day & Chocolates are the popular gift to go with a bouquet of flowers – but why not try something different! We customize boxes of “Retro Candies” that have become extremely popular. …[more]

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Candy & the “Good ‘Ole Days!”

Generations ago, one of the delightful things about “childhood” was how much time we spent getting buzzed on candy. We walked to candy stores, or rode our bikes and returned to sit on the lawn or porch steps to enjoy …[more]

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IT’S BACK!!!!

What do all of these have in common ~ “1940” ~ “Victor Bonomo” ~ “Coney Island” ~ “Corn Syrup and Egg Whites”? You guessed it ~ BONOMO TURKISH TAFFY! After 30 years IT’S BACK …as popular as ever! All of you …[more]

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Thinking Party… Think Pinata!!

Piñatas aren’t just for kids Birthday Parties ~ they’re a real hit (literally) for Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Staff Functions, Business Openings, Weddings, 21st, 40th & even 50th B-Days … the list is endless. So many people are being budget conscious …[more]

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2010 Candy Expo!

The largest in the nation, the May 2010 SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO, turned Chicago into a “Candyland”! As we perused the aisles, it was apparent that candy consumers are no longer just the Baby Boomers. It seems the “Tweens” (pre-teen) …[more]

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