Celebrating National American Red Cross Month

Celebrating National American Red Cross Month

March is National American Red Cross Month! If you would like to celebrate it, there are many different ways to do it. Give back to your community in celebration of Red Cross Month by engaging in some of the activities below! Donate Blood The American Red Cross is just about always looking for people to… Read more »

Candy Fundraising and the Details of Selling

Mastering the Candy Fundraising: The Details of Selling

If your organization has decided to sell candy as part of your fundraising efforts, you may want to brush up on some tips before getting started. Whether you’re doing this for the first time or have successfully had a few candy fundraisers in the past, the devil is in the details. These sales tips will… Read more »

Fundraising Tips for Selling Lollipops

Fundraising Tips for Selling Lollipops

If your school, sports league, church group, or other organization is in the process of setting up a fundraiser, you should consider selling candy as part of it. Just about everyone loves eating candy, so you shouldn’t have any problem unloading it and raking in lots of fundraising money for your cause. Lollipop fundraisers we… Read more »

Raising Awareness for National Heart Month

Raising Awareness for National Heart Month

Many people may know a relative, family member, or friend who has been affected by a heart condition. This month we commemorate those we’ve lost or who are struggling by leading the healthiest lives possible and teaching the next generation about healthy lifestyle choices. In order to bring awareness to National Heart Month, we’ve put… Read more »

Why We Associate Sweets with Valentine’s Day

Heart Shaped Lollipops

You may be surprised to learn that Valentine’s Day is a centuries-old holiday that had nothing to do with candy or flowers – at first. The holiday has changed significantly since it got its start, and now we associate it with those sweet gifts that make a certain someone feel special. Let’s take a look… Read more »

Wayne Thiebaud Lollipop Painting Sells for One Million Dollars

Wayne Thiebaud Lollipop Painting Sells for One Million Dollars

Many painters—and many artists in general—don’t live long enough to see their work lauded by contemporaries and receiving the credit it deserves in the art world. It’s typically not until long after an artist dies that his or her work starts to sell for thousands and in some cases even millions of dollars. But Wayne… Read more »

The Benefits of Candy Consumption (Yes, there are Benefits!)

The Benefits of Candy Consumption

Most people enjoy eating candy because it tastes great. But did you know that there are a lot of benefits that come along with eating candy beyond just that? For example, eating candy that’s very chewy, like chewing gum, has been shown to reduce stress levels and improve your mood overall. Check out some of… Read more »

What Does Sour Candy do to our Taste Buds?

What Does Sour Candy do to Our Taste Buds?

The super sour sensation that makes our mouths feel like they are going to bolt from our faces is the product of simple science. The same chemical ingredients that give fruits like lemons and lime their natural kick are also the ingredients causing the sour explosion in candies like our Sour Mania Lollipops, and they… Read more »

Creating Winter Displays with Yummy Lix Lollipops

Creating Winter Displays with Yummy Lix Lollipops

As a business owner, nothing says holiday cheer quite like a winter display that has the whole town talking.  If you’ve been at this for a while or are brand new, you may be looking for some fresh ideas to inspire your decorations this year. We’ve got you covered. Read on to learn about our… Read more »

Hard Candy Distributors Eliminate Competition Through Consumer Feedback

Hard Candy Distributors Eliminate Competition Through Consumer Feedback

The good news is that the United States still represents the largest confectionary market on the planet, but the Asian-Pacific market is death-gripping our heels. This information isn’t novel by any stretch for people years deep in confection production, but the implications it creates for leading distributors could mean a tide of changes for the… Read more »