How to make a candy machine made of cardboard at home! Why bother with vending machines that require complicated coin systems? Just get right to the fun ...
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Priest's 'sweet secret': He invented machine that 'hooked' the candy cane When Father Keller invented one machine to twist the soft candy into spirals and cut the stick candy in 1952 and another machine to put the crook in the candy cane in 1957, sales took off. His invention became known as the Keller Machine. Bee McCormack [...]
via Crain's Detroit Business]
Former employees of Sydney Bogg Chocolates revive business "They believe in the quality of the candy." Sydney Bogg was born in 1904 in England and arrived in Detroit in the 1920s. He started working at a refrigerator company. But he wanted to learn how candy was made, so he apprenticed under Howard Vair, owner [...]
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Candy-cane priest from Little Rock had a sweet secret The candy twisting/cutting and later bending machine became known as the Keller Machine. Bee McCormack, daughter of Bob McCormack, was quoted as saying, “There was no such thing as the candy cane industry. It was made by little shops that handmade [...]
via The Sun Herald]
Former employees of Detroit candy store revive business "They believe in the quality of the candy." Sydney Bogg was born in 1904 in England and arrived in Detroit in the 1920s. He started working at a refrigerator company. But he wanted to learn how candy was made, so he apprenticed under Howard Vair, owner [...]
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — An Arkansas priest-inventor had a hand in creating the candy canes that you know and love this time of year.The history of the candy cane is a little murky. Legend has it that the candy started as plain white sugar sticks, maybe in the 1600s, according to a 2015 National Geographic blog, The Plate.“The stick got its cane-like hook, one unsubstantiated story claims, when a 17th-century choirmaster at Germany’s Cologne Cathedral convinced a local candy maker to bend...
Strawberry ice cream in ice ccream maker (Photo: vm2002, vm2002)No matter what the time of year is, frozen desserts are always a go to treat for a lot of people. From ice cream to sorbet, we all like to have a scoop or bowl of our favorite flavors. Though one thing people also like is having the healthier, homemade options!If you’ve been shopping around for a homemade dessert maker, you know how difficult and expensive it can be. There are so many options out there from snow cone, to frozen...
The word “vending machine” elicits a few typical images: candy bars, chips and soft drinks — though if one spends enough time in an airport personal electronics might make the list.But vending machines are branching out in big ways and getting more high tech. According to the PYMNTS/USA Technology Unattended Retail tracker, there will be 3.6 million connected vending machines on the planet by 2020. The total value of the unattended market is expected to grow to $42 billion by the year...
by James HuntAt some point in their life, everyone counts back from their birthday and tries to figure out what anniversary, special occasion, or other excuse might have happened to their parents nine months before they were born. To make this backtracking exercise easier—and give us the chance to do it for a much larger population—data journalist Matt Stiles created an interactive "heat map" showing the most common birthdays in the United States for individuals born between 1994 and...