Saturday, July 16, 2005

Field Trip

Candy Blog hit the road yesterday to visit Candy Warehouse in Irwindale, CA. The president and founder of the company, Chris, gave me the full tour of their facility and has entrusted me with tasty samples to review in future blog entries.

So, look forward to the following: Trolli Gummi Clown Fish, a lollipop bouquet, gummi and candy sushi, finger lites (a lollipop candy that flashes), pop rocks dips, craniyums pops, chocolate poker chips and mint truffle chocolate cards, Wonka’s new Oompas, gummi sharks and hot peppers (they’re really hot) ... gah! That’s it. I’ve take photos and now I’m going to have to start tasting. I can say already that there’s some great stuff in here.

Read longer report here at la.foodblogging.com.

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Comments
  1. They have Look bars!

    I haven’t had those since high school! They were my favorite!

    Also…IBC root beer barrels. I wonder how those differ from the A&W ones…

    You’re right: there’s some great stuff there.

    Comment by russ on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  2. did you book an appointment for the dentist before leaving?

    Comment by LeeLoreya on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  3. Can I be your intern?

    Comment by Michelle on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  4. umm…I don’t know why but I am a little unsure of this candy.
    http://store.candywarehouse.com/poopingbull.html

    actually I would recommend checking out all the extreme candies…very interesting.

    Comment by crispin on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  5. I love the candy sushi!

    Comment by :: jozjozjoz :: on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  6. Cybele's avatar

    Joz, candy sushi is just the cutest thing ever and it tastes great too!

    Crispin ... if there’s anything you wanna try, just let me know and I’ll hook you up.

    Michelle ... hmm, interns. I think I like this idea! Ooh, and you’re local too!

    Leeloreya, don’t remind me about the dentist, ugh. But, happily I finally have dental coverage at work (which I haven’t had for about 6 years).

    Russ, I have no idea about the differences in root beer barrels, but I think I might need to do a special head-to-head tasting of all known root beer barrels. I’m also planning this for gummi bears.

    Comment by Cybele on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  7. For those of you who like Gummi Bears check out this 13lb one…I don’t think I would take a bite but they get 10 points for inventiveness.
    http://homepage.mac.com/vasu42/PhotoAlbum5.html

    Comment by crispin on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  8. We are alwayes like candy and sweets.

    Comment by Sankar Dey on 12/19/06 at 7:43 pm #
  9. Looking for Sperfari Italian-made hard candies, such as Anice (their spelling) and Mint in the Los Angeles are , including San Fernando Valley.
    Please help a licorice freak.

    Comment by Russ Weis on 1/20/11 at 2:17 pm #

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