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…)

Happy New Year


Posted on 27th December 2010 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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New Years Resolution

Many believe the celebration of the new year was first observed in ancient Babylon about 4000 years ago. Making it one of the oldest holidays celebrated. Celebrating on January 1st is a relatively new tradition… a variety of dates are tied to seasons or various other ancient cultures. In fact the month of January did not even exist until around 700 B.C. (source: A History of the New Year) And not all countries celebrate New Years at the same time… because people in different parts of the world use different calendars.