Posts Categorized: Candy Facts

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner, whether you are purchasing candy for your child’s classroom party or to hand out on Halloween night, it is difficult to find something that will satisfy all potential allergy restrictions. Especially if your child has a food allergy, you want to make sure there will be snacks they can… Read more »

History of Halloween and Trick or Treating

History of Halloween and Trick or Treating

According to Forbes, Americans will spend $9.1 billion dollars on Halloween candy and décor this year. That’s a lot of candy! The interesting thing about this is that many families across the country celebrate Halloween without really knowing much about where the “trick or treat” tradition came from. Here’s a brief look at how candy… Read more »

Back To School Fundraising Tips

Back To School Fundraising Tips

  Back-to-school is just around the corner, which means soon there will be a ton of fundraisers to plan! Here are some tips on throwing successful fundraisers for schools: Stay Simple and Informed The first rule to follow when fundraising: keep it simple. Be realistic with your timeframe and budget constraints. Understand that in order… Read more »

How To Make Your Own Lollipops

Making your own lollipops is fun and easy. This is a great activity to do with children to keep them occupied. Once you learn how to make them yourself, you can add your own special touch like sprinkles or unique extracts for different flavors. The fun and possibilities are endless! Before making your own lollipops,… Read more »

Why Do Some People Love Spicy Flavors and Others Can’t Stand Them?

Spicy Flavors in Lollipops

A measure of spiciness, SHU, or Scoville Heat Units, indicate a pepper’s concentration of capsaicin, the chemical responsible for giving peppers their spicy sensation. Currently, the pepper with the highest level of SHU is the Carolina Reaper, ranked as the world’s hottest pepper at an average of 1,641,000 SHU, making it nearly 200 times hotter… Read more »