American regional candy favorites

About a month ago, NPR ran a great, thoroughly reported story about the state of candy in the U.S., with a special focus on different regional specialties from all over the country.

Back home in Texas, Lammes’ Candies are a go-to treat, and my stint in upstate New York introduced me to sponge candy. I haven’t figured out what North Carolina is known for yet.

What about your hometowns, readers? Any notable local treats that you want to share?

One Reply to “American regional candy favorites”

  1. The Clark company made Clark and Zagnut in Pittsburgh. Boyer Candies is still operating in Altoona PA (Mallow Cup, Butterscotch Smoothie)

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