Unusual Asian Grocery Store Finds

Asian grocery stores are great resources for international candy finds. Sometimes, however, those finds aren’t that great. Case in point: I’d think the corn flavored candy thing was a translate server error, except that the package is covered in cartoon ears of corn. Candy corn is a cause I can get behind, as is candied…

Lindt Chili Chocolate

Chocolate and chili is a taste combination familiar to Latin America (think Mexican hot chocolate) that’s beginning to catch on in foodie circles here in the U.S. It’s a flavor combination that I love, and I even submitted it as my Dream Bean to Jelly Belly’s contest. If you live in New Haven, try something…

Inflation. Boo.

Cybele at Candy Blog has a great round-up of how the rising cost of food has affected what Hershey’s is putting out on candy shelves. It’s not posted on her main page, only linked to, so I thought it was worth drawing your attention to.

Oh! Nuts Malted Milk Balls

The folks at Oh! Nuts were kind enough to send me a few bags of their bulk candy. They seem to specialize in event planning, as evidenced by their wedding candy section and their convenient candy by color section. But for me, it was their assorted malted milk balls that caught my eye. As I’ve…