Sweet Chicago Facts
The first chocolate enrobbing machine was exhibited at the 1893 World’s Columbian exposition in Chicago.
Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit and Spearmint gum also had their debut at the exposition.
109 years later, Tootsie Roll, is producing 49 million per day.
Chocolate lounges? Yes here in Chicago, hip and sweet confections. 10 + lounges are the new trend candy bites, chocolate in cocktails…
Lemonheads introduced by Ferrara Pan Candies in 1962 produces 500 million annually.
M&M’s, coated milk chocolate, were invented to market chocolate during the warm summer months.
Andes Candies…was a Chicagoan Andy Kanelos who began his candy shop around the 1920’s.