Treat your sweetie with a Valentine’s Gift from Stutz!

selection of Valentine's Day chocolates

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. You’ve probably already started to notice the shift from holiday decorations to reds and pinks at your local grocery store. However, if you want to show your sweetie just how much you care you won’t grab the box of drug store chocolate. You care far too much to do something like that. Instead, you’ll want to surprise them with the very best from your local candy shop in Pennsylvania. At Stutz Candy there’s something for everyone. Whether they like it in chocolate, fruity, tart, or something else to satisfy their sweet tooth, you’ll find an array of goodies ready for your taking.

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Sweeten up special occasions with holiday gift baskets!

Holidays provide the best opportunity for loved ones to unwind, make merry, and share gifts. Even so, the novel coronavirus is challenging the ability of people to assemble during special occasions. While the new norm is overwhelming, it’s still possible to appreciate your loved ones with holiday gift baskets.

It is worth knowing that gifting your loved ones is more than just a holiday routine. It is also a perfect way to show them that you have them in your mind and heart. Trying to select the best holiday gift baskets can be tricky, especially when you have many important people.

That’s where we come in! We’ve got some suggestions for sweet treats to include in your basket that are sure to please everyone on your list:

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This year, get gifts everyone will love from Stutz!

gift basket of chocolates and candy

Best Gift Ideas This Holiday Season

With the end of year holidays just around the corner, more people are looking for unique gift ideas. This year, unlike the others, will be a little different.

Usually, Christmas and the end of year celebrations is time for families to commune together. Data shows a majority of the people love the idea of being together with loved ones over the holidays. Unfortunately, with the world currently plagued by a pandemic, traveling to be with family may be easier said than done.

As a result, more people turn to holiday gift baskets to celebrate this year’s Christmas holiday. Are you looking for great holiday gift baskets in Bucks County? Here are a few gift ideas even when you can’t be next to your loved ones.

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Bucks County: The Tale of Fudge and its Sweet Creation

tray of handcrafted chocolate fudgeFudge is one of the most popular candies throughout the world. You’ll also find fudge along with the typical glut of sweets, biscuits, chocolate other candies at any given shop. Despite this popularity, many people don’t know how fudge in Bucks County became a staple confection. 

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The History of Chocolate in Philadelphia

various forms of chocolate: chocolate bars, cacao pods, chocolate fondue, white chocolate

Philadelphia has long held a place in the history of the United States as one of the cornerstones of our Nation’s birth. It was the first Capital city and the place where the words of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were first heard emanating from Independence Hall. But did you know that it was also the hub of all things chocolate in Colonial and Post-Colonial America?

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What’s makes Stutz’s gourmet chocolate pretzels special?

If you’re a person who appreciates chocolate-covered pretzels, you will absolutely love the gourmet chocolate pretzels produced by Stutz candy-makers. Five generations of research, discovery, and improvement have made the Stutz gourmet chocolate pretzels the finest in the world, and the ones favored by many of the world’s chocolate pretzel lovers.

Continue reading below to find out more about how this delightful treat is made, and how it has managed to captivate the world with its sweet and salty flavor for decades now.

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Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate: It’s Good for You!

woman enjoying health benefits - and taste! - of dark chocolate

A new year is upon us, and like many people, you might be thinking about turning over a new leaf.

Waking up at 6 each morning to run a few miles. Quitting coffee or cigarettes. Or maybe even better.

To which we say: Have you tried our dark chocolate, Bucks County?

We’re not asking that to tease you. The fact is, dark chocolate has numerous health benefits. Read on to learn more.

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Sweetest Day – America’s Forgotten Holiday

sweetest day emblem

When you hear “October” and “candy,” you probably think “Halloween.”

And why not? Halloween is big business here in the Bucks County milk chocolate world, big business for anyone who makes and sells candy.

But for a brief period in the earlier part of the 20th century, people celebrated a holiday called “Sweetest Day” on the third Saturday in October.

In fact, if you find yourself in Cleveland or Buffalo on that date, you might find an official Sweetest Day celebration happening.

In this blog post, we’ll look at the unusual history of this forgotten holiday.

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How Chocolate Molds Came into Being

Although chocolate has been around for centuries, chocolate molds, like the personalized chocolate molds we sell in Bucks County, are a relatively new phenomenon.

We’ve talked quite a bit here on the history of different candies, but we haven’t really touched on chocolate molds. So in this blog post, we’re traveling to 19th century Europe to explore this unique form of candy-making.

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How is Taffy Made?

In our last blog post, we discussed the history of saltwater taffy and how it got its name, and its origins as a favorite treat among boardwalk visitors.

We’d wager that part of the charm of buying taffy when you’re at the shore is seeing it made. Machinery at work, pulling large ropes of taffy is quite a sight to see.

At first sight, you may wonder “What’s going on there?”

Throughout our history, as we grew to be an iconic candy maker in the Philadelphia area, stories of taffy making at the shore have traveled far and wide. Having candy locations at the shore and just north of Philadelphia, we still hear them.

In this blog post, we’ll look at the hows and whys of taffy making.

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