A Little Easter Candy History


Posted on 6th April 2012 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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Happy Easter Image

Easter one of the most important holidays in Christianity, celebrating the resurrection of Christ. Has a secular celebration marking the arrival of spring. On Easter Sunday many of us enjoy celebrating with candy filled baskets and Easter egg hunts.

A fun fact I came across was… Easter is second top-selling candy holiday just after Halloween? The National Confectioners Association has a few fun facts about Easter and the treat associated with the Christian Holiday. Including the largest Easter egg every made and the number of (more…)

Favorite Halloween Treats… Do you have one?


Posted on 14th October 2011 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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Halloween Candy Trivia

Sure, kids love to dress-up and go trick-or-treating because it’s FUN! But the real excitement is in receiving all those candy treats. (Or is it? See below the candy trivia for more information.)

Here’s a little Halloween Candy Trivia I found from www.kaboose.com on some popular Halloween Candies. (oh btw kaboose.com also has great decorating ideas for Halloween too.)

Candy Corn: was made March through November when it appeared in the 1880s
Snickers: Named after a horse… that’s right a horse owned (more…)