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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Necco, Sweethearts brands sold to candy maker in Ohio Spangler Candy Co., a family-owned private company, began making candy in 1906. Products include Dum Dums, Spangler candy canes and circus peanuts. “The combination of Dum Dums, candy canes, Sweethearts and Necco wafers will make Spangler [...]
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Montana Treasure: Tons of taffy at Philipsburg's Sweet Palace Customers can watch the taffy puller machine in the front window. "We pull in the morning because it's cooler," says Heidi Beck-Heser, Sweet Palace manager. "In the afternoon, it gets too sticky and humid." Taffy isn't the only homemade candy in the store. [...]
Lush's Holiday Collection Is Here — & It's Every Bath Lover's Dream Luckily, for those of us who prioritize seasonal R&R over social interaction, Lush gets it. On October 5, our favorite shop for fun, fizzy bath balls and homemade shampoo bars dropped its full holiday bath and body collection — and it's everything a [...]
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Young entrepreneur starts sweet business Sydney Lennard is a preteen with a cotton candy machine, and the young entrepreneur is spinning sugar into cash to help pay for college. “I've had a lot of other little Lennard's other businesses over the years included selling snacks and baked [...]
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...