Candy, also called sweets or lollies, is a confection that features sugar as a
principal ingredient. ... Hot chocolate or other cocoa-based drinks are excluded,
as is candy made from white chocolate...
It is believed that candy dates back to the ancient Egyptians at around 2000BC.
The first ''candies'' were made from honey mixed with fruit or nuts.
The first candy bar was invented by Joseph Fry. He was a fourth generation
chocolatier whose great grandfather, Joseph Fry M.D. had begun making
Feb 18, 2014 ... We interviewed candy experts and historians to determine which bars made the
biggest impact on the chocolate-bar industry—and the world at ...
1848 John Curtis produces the first branded chewing gum, made from tree sap,
called The State of Maine Spruce Gum; 1854 The first packaged box of ...
The first candy confections were fruits and nuts rolled in honey. ... and at that time
sugar was so expensive that only the rich could afford candy made from sugar.
The English word "candy" derives from Arabic "qandi," meaning something made
with sugar. Indeed, the first candies were sugar coated nuts, seeds and fruits.
The history of candy bars actually began back in 1847. The first chocolate bar
was made in Britain by Joseph Fry and his son, who pressed a paste made of ...
Frank C. Mars starts making and selling butter cream candy from his kitchen in ...
Mars. The first M&M'S<sup>®</sup> Plain Chocolate Candies are made for the U.S. Military ...
Mar 26, 2013 ... A candy historian traces the history behind classic Easter candies, ... best Easter
candies are the classics, candies that were first invented for ...