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  • Lower East Side candy king holds firm against changing neighborhood

    March 24, 2015 | 11:53 am

    Walking into Economy Candy on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, it’s hard to know where to look first. To the foil-clad chocolate rabbits standing sentinel atop sacks of chocolate eggs? The stacks of kosher-for-Passover jelly rings and chocolate pops across the narrow aisle? The facing...

  • Sweet spot: The sugar rush of Dylan’s Candy Bar

    July 11, 2012 | 11:44 am

    Retro lollipops and salt-water taffy have always had a thing for crazy swirls of color, just like Los Angeles. Now one big business is about to serve the City of Angels a whopping rainbow of 7,500 treats from around the world. New York-based Dylan’s Candy Bar, the namesake...

  • Kosher Organic Sweet Treats Are Also Eco-Friendly

    By Lauren Bottner

    May 3, 2011 | 6:52 pm

    Sergio Bicas’ a real-life Willy Wonka, minus the oompa loompas, and it likely doesn’t take much coaxing to get his three kids to come keep Daddy company at his office in Sherman Oaks. Snacking on pomegranate pucker suckers and a freshly opened 5-pound bag of gummy bears, the...

  • Junior Mints and Tootsie Pops Go Kosher

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    February 24, 2011 | 1:50 pm

    Just in case anyone was still under the illusion that kosher equals healthy, the OU recently burst that (Blow Pop) bubble with its announcement that Tootsie Roll Industries has added Junior Mints, Blow Pops, Tootsie Roll Pops, Caramel Apple Pops, Charms, Sugar Daddy and Sugar Babies...

  • Israeli candy firm makes sweet deal with Wal-Mart

    April 19, 2010 | 11:11 am

    An Israeli candy company has signed a contract with Wal-Mart to provide chocolate coins for Christmas.

    Carmit Candy Industries Ltd. has received an order for Christmas 2010 for $500,000, the Israeli business daily Globes reported.

    Carmit had sales of $8 million in the United States in 2009.

  • The Candy Man Can

    By Teresa Strasser

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    If you've ever tried to split a Big Hunk candy bar -- the kind made out of brittle white nougat and peanuts -- then you understand a typical breakup. It's usually not neat, like a Kit Kat, two for you, two for me, let's go our separate ways and we'll run into each other in three...