3 Reasons to Join the Candy Industry

If you’ve ever thought about starting your own candy store, there’s never been a better time than now! Here are three reasons why opening your own candy franchise and joining the candy industry will be one of the sweetest decisions you’ll ever make:   Candy is a growing industry The first chocolate candy bar was made almost 200 years ago …

How our corporate locations can help you!

Every great structure is built on a strongly-constructed foundation. It could be a house, a family, a skyscraper, a sports team, or a business hierarchy — they all rely on a firm foundation. That’s also the case when talking about franchise opportunity. Just like those other areas, it’s important to set roots for your franchise by establishing a healthy corporate …

Something Sweet for Valentine’s Day

When you think about what to buy your loved ones on Valentine’s Day, what are the first things that come to mind? Jewelry? A nice dinner? Perhaps a bouquet of flowers? Well, if you said chocolate, you are not alone. Nearly 60 million pounds of chocolate are purchased every year during the week of Valentine’s Day; that’s enough chocolate to …

What is the praline and why is it so popular?

Any self-proclaimed candy connoisseur, sweet specialist and treat treasurer should know about earthly delights known as pralines. Even bonbon backers who have heard of pralines or tasted the sweet clusters of almonds or pecans and caramel might not know their origin and where they are so  often enjoyed in the United States. A brief history of the praline The creation …

Popular Candies for the Winter Holiday

The holidays have arrived, and everyone is looking forward to all the season brings. Gifts, holiday lights and decorations, quality time with family and friends, Yule logs blazing in the hearth, hot chocolate, great food and of course candy. Sweet confections have become a long-standing tradition for the midwinter celebrations; a tradition that’s shared across cultural and religious spectrums. If …

Effective strategies for optimizing holiday mail ordering

For a business that is selling gifts either online or in store, the holidays are obviously the biggest time of year—particularly in the world of candy and sweet treats. It’s estimated that many companies do about 20 percent of their business during this busy time, even starting as early as September. So it’s helpful to optimize holiday mail ordering this …