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A self-proclaimed candy fanatic and lifelong chocoholic traces the history of some of the much-loved candies from his youth, describing the business practices and creative candy-making techniques of some of the small companies.Not even the emergence of various pretenders, such as Hubba Bubba and Bubblicious, could diminish our passion. ... Pop Rocks, for those who have never heard of them, are tiny fruit-flavored candies that come in the shape of finely ground ... blend of sugar, corn syrup, flavor, and coloringa€”except for the secret ingredient: carbon dioxide gas compressed at ... (You can see them with a magnifying glass.)anbsp;...

Author:Steve Almond
Publisher:Algonquin Books - 2004


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