Belgian Chocolate - and other candy!

A Quick Guide to Chocolate in Belgium!

I was lucky enough to get to go to Brussels, Belgium this past weekend. It did not disappoint. To me, Belgium is a country that has it figured out. They pride themselves on their great waffles, french fries, beer, and chocolate. What else could a human being need in life really? My main goal for…

The History of Haribo Gold Bears

Haribo Gold Bears & The History of Gummy Bears!

The timeless classic: gummy bears. One of the most popular candies in the world, it’s kind of odd when you really start thinking about it. Why do we eat bears in the first place? Even something like Swedish Fish makes more sense because humans DO eat fish. We certainly don’t eat bear meat. So what…

Swedish Fish: Why Are They Called That?

Swedish Fish – “A Friend You Can Eat” With a tagline like that, you can expect the history behind Swedish Fish to also be weird. For those who have been living under a rock, Swedish Fish are a gummy candy shaped like a fish. They are most famous for their red flavor, but they come…

Maynards Sour Cherry Blasters

Maynards Sour Cherry Blasters [Review]

Cherry: A controversial candy flavor… Basically a throw-in when I ordered 3 sets of Maynards candies, I was skeptical of their Sour Cherry Blasters. Cherry is a polarizing flavor, for understandable reasons. Often times, cherry candies come off tasting more like cough syrup than an actual sweet.  Other times, they taste like nothing. I’ve had…