Candy Trivia for National Candy Month!

It’s no secret that confections are enjoyed by Americans all year round. But as you embark on summer adventures such as beach vacations and road trips, make the most out of the National Candy Month. Wouldn’t you want to be among the 71 percent of Americans who will include these fun treats in their summer adventures? And how about some candy trivia to go along with your sweet snacks? Here are some trivia questions about both classic and popular types of candy!

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Sweetest Day – America’s Forgotten Holiday

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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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