Sour Jacks

I’d never heard of Sour Jacks before I saw them at Sweets and Snacks earlier this year. It seems like they fight Sour Patch Kids for sour anthropomorphic candy gummi territory. I picked up free sample bags of their original Sour Jacks and their watermelon gummis at the expo. Sour Jacks came in orange, lemon,…

Sandy and NYC food artisans

Serious Eats wrote a piece about the status of some NYC food artisan‘s negatively impacted by Hurricane Sandy. It’s great that there are so many small businesses in NYC, and I hope that they’re able to hold out until they can finish rebuilding.

Buddy Fruits Fruit Bites

Buddy Fruits was one of my saviors at Sweets and Snacks. After entire days of gorging on candy samples, their fruit pouches of blended fruit (basically apple+other fruits sauce in portable format) were a health preserver in a sea of sugar and salt. In addition to free samples of their blended fruit pouches, which I ate while I at the…