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July 14, 2016

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The Dazzling Craft of Amezaiku

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Amezaiku is the Japanese art of candy sculpting, and if you haven’t heard of it before, you’re in for a treat!

“Ame” means candy, while “saiku” means a craft or piece of handiwork, hence the name Amezaiku, or candy sculpture. These clever crafts are often found at Japanese festivals, and are are a popular novelty food item!

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July 14, 2016

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Brause Pulver: Fizzy Fun!

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Brause Pulver has fans of all ages and is a sweet treat that anyone can enjoy. If you’re a fan of fizzy drinks, powdered candy, or candy in general, you might want to find yourself some Brause Pulver!

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July 14, 2016

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The Whimsical World of Cotton Candy Crafting

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Mixing street art with street food, cotton candy artists are able to sculpt the colorful fairy floss, turning it from a sugary cloud into a stunning work of art.

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June 09, 2016

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What?! Candy can get you arrested?! It certainly got these three arrested!

18-year-olds Wesley Moore (left), Devin Grothe (middle), and Austin Jordan are all accused of breaking into a Little League clubhouse and stealing candy in the wee hours of the morning. Image by Fresno Police Department via KMJ NOW.

It may sound like something straight out of a Scooby-Doo episode, but it ended up being a real-life scenario that three Central Valley teens faced moments before getting booked into the Fresno County Jail.

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June 09, 2016

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With a candy collection like this, you’d wonder why his name isn’t Willy Wonka!

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Have you ever wanted something in your childhood, but just never had the money to get it when you were younger? Well, hopefully you have the same level of persistence as Bruce Weiner!

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June 08, 2016

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A look back on M&Ms military history

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Did you know that M&Ms candies we enjoy were once a military-exclusive treat?

During World War II, the U.S. military sought to figure out a way in which troops could transport high-energy, low-volume consumables exposed to a variety of temperatures and adverse weather conditions.

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Candy Pros, The Store is now open! Stop by and get your sweet savings today!

If you live in or will find yourself visiting the Greater San Diego area, we have good news for you! Candy Pros has opened a new retail location conveniently located within the Grossmont Center in La Mesa! With over 2,000 sq. ft of sweet merchandise, Candy Pros, The Store, is slated to be the East County go-to spot for all candy needs!

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