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Stroll through the True Treats Historic Candy timeline to learn more about candy history and find your favorites to purchase.


1869. Gustav Goelitz, 24, opens a candy business in Belleville, Illinois, and sets the family on its sweet destiny. That's him in front with his foot on the barrel. Gustav's Son. 1894 Company History Jelly Bean Logo. 1894. Gustav's sons continue the family candy making tradition. Gustav Goelitz Candy Corn. 1898 Company ...


Oct 30, 2015 ... The world's most famous candy company doesn't exist: Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory is a figment of Roald Dahl's imagination. But the New England Candy Company is real.


Learn the true history of the Candy Cane and how it came to be identified with Christmas.


A history of candy and chocolate production in chicago.


The Palmer family has been making candy together for over 139 years; that is a lot of family time! We have continued to grow together, sharing in one another's triumphs, learning from our mistakes and enjoying more than a few good laughs. We are proud of our unique history that is highlighted by five generations of family ...


For centuries Rock Candy has been recognized as having marked therapeutic and preservative qualities. In fact, in the West, sugar was used only as a medicine or preservative up to the middle of the 18th century when people ' discovered' it made a sweet treat as well. The earliest known date that white sugar was refined ...


PEZ Candy was invented in Vienna, Austria by Eduard Haas IIII as an alternative to smoking. The name PEZ comes from the German word for peppermint, “ PfeffErminZ” taking the P from the first letter, E from the middle and Z from the last letter to form the word PEZ. In 1952, PEZ came to the United States. In 1973, PEZ  ...


Sweet Home Chicago: The History Of America's Candy Capital Created by the Elmhurst History Museum Generously sponsored by Gayety's Chocolates & Ice Cream “Sweet Home Chicago” will be unavailable for viewing on November 1-3 due to Humanities Festival programs and our food and wine event Kouzina. In 1906 ...