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Sweet Work – All About Hershey’s

Sweet Work - All About Hershey's

Hershey, Pennsylvania is a located within Derry Township, which is near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. What makes Hershey a very special place is that it is the home of Hershey's Chocolates. With the chocolate manufacturer there, Hershey has been called "The Sweetest Place on Earth", and "Chocolatetown, USA". While these are unofficial designations, you can argue that the nicknames are very appropriate.… read more

Hi-Chew Releases New Dragonfruit Flavor

Hi-Chew Releases New Dragonfruit Flavor

Morinaga America, Inc., the company that manufactures the exotic and highly delicious chewing gum sized candy, Hi-Chew, has debuted Dragonfruit as a new flavor that promises a super-fruity taste bud adventure in every bite. This unique flavor, voted number one in Hi-Chew’s “East Meets West Flavor Challenge,” is joining the company’s new “Superfruit Mix,” a variety of power-fruit flavors including… read more

Hershey’s Moves Take5 Brand Under Reese’s

Hershey’s Moves Take5 Brand Under Reese’s

  In a new push by Hershey’s, the TAKE5 candy bar, a grassroots favorite, has been reinvented and taken under the wing of the highly popular Reese’s brand to attract a whole new generation of candy-hungry consumers. The TAKE5 Bar is five layers of sweet and salty goodness that incorporates crunchy pretzels, smooth peanut butter, salty peanuts, and sweet caramel… read more

Living Sugar-Free: Diabetic Resource Guide

Living Sugar-Free: Diabetic Resource Guide

Diabetes is a disease that affects the sugar level in your blood, called your blood glucose. The sugar in your blood comes from the carbohydrates you eat, like bread and cereal. During digestion, your body breaks the carbohydrates into a simple sugar called glucose, which releases into the bloodstream. A hormone called insulin helps cells absorb the glucose from the… read more

Chocolate Stories: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Chocolate Stories: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory was the first movie based on Roald Dahl's 1964 book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The 1971 movie is about a poor boy who finds a golden ticket that lets him go on a tour of a chocolate factory with four other kids. Dahl actually didn't like how the movie of his book turned… read more

Candy Making Basics for Beginners

Candy Making Basics for Beginners

Everyone loves candy, but few people try to make it at home. To many, making candy seems to be a daunting task, one that people just don't do on their own, but the truth is that with a little knowledge and a bit of practice, most people can master the art of making their own candy. Whether you prefer fancy… read more

Glossary of 1950’s Slang

Glossary of 1950's Slang

Some of the slang words used by the very coolest kids in the 1950s still infiltrate popular culture today, though others have fallen by the wayside. But just because some of these words are still around doesn't mean that everyone understands them. Once you learn these terms, however, you might just find yourself using them, too. Actor: Most people hear… read more

How to Make Rock Candy

How to Make Rock Candy

Rock candy is a deliciously fun way to learn about how yummy science can be while exploring concepts such as evaporation and crystal formation. All you need to make this delicious treat are a few common household items and an adult to help. While the crystals do form slowly over the course of a week, with a little patience, you… read more

Rainforests: Sources of Chocolate, Gum, and More

Rainforests: Sources of Chocolate, Gum, and More

When you think of rainforests, the first thing that probably comes to mind is heavy rain falling through a dense forest of towering trees with lush green canopies, filled with hooping monkeys and all sorts of exotic animals and birds. While this is a vividly beautiful, and accurate, image for tropical rainforests, there are multiple kinds of rainforests and so… read more

Learning with Candy Games and Activities

Learning with Candy Games and Activities

Finding new ways to keep children engaged in their learning activities can be a difficult task for educators and parents. Learning can be challenging and sometimes boring for kids who have trouble taking an interest in the topic they are learning. So what better way is there to encourage children to learn, than incorporating their favorite sweet treats into the… read more

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