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Sweet's Chocolate Sticks Now Made with Real Fruit Juice

In 1940 Jack Sweet wanted to expand Sweet Candy’s chocolate offering.  He came up with the idea of covering sweet and tangy orange jelly in rich luscious milk chocolate, and thus the Chocolate Orange Stick was born.  Over the years Chocolate Sticks have become a part of countless family traditions.  Many people recount stories of waking up every Christmas with a box of Orange Sticks in their stockings; a tradition they have passed down to their children.  What began with Orange has grown to new flavors including Raspberry, Cherry, and Blueberry.

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Patriotic Candy Kabobs - Sweet's Candy Co.

Summer and kabobs just go together, and these patriotic candy kabobs are a fun, easy way to brighten your July festivities. At Sweet’s Candy Co., our All-American Taffy is adorned with stars and stripes in our nations red, white, and blue colors, making the perfect treat for the 4th of July, Pioneer Day, Veteran’s Day, or election parties! We topped these kabobs off with our assorted stars gummies to add that little something extra. Here’s how we made them.

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Recipe: Sweet’s Chocolate Orange Stick Cookies

I think we can all agree that chocolate chip cookies are delicious, but, they are a dime a dozen.  If you want the great taste of a chocolate chip cookie with a little extra oomph you should try substituting the chocolate chips out for chunks of Sweet’s Dark Chocolate Orange Sticks.  If orange isn’t your flavor, you can substitute Sweet Candy Co.’s chocolate cherry stickschocolate blueberry sticks, or chocolate raspberry sticks.

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4th of July Red Velvet Cake Recipe with Sweet's Candy Sours

Patriotic Red Velvet Cake for 4th of July PartyThe 4th of July is almost here! If you are like us you plan on spending the day with your family and friends cooking and eating.& 4th of July is a great time to get creative and make some delicious red, white, and blue treats. This year we found a great cake to bring to your barbecue. This 6 layer red velvet cake is a festive but delicious way to celebrate this holiday!

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Get Bulk Patriotic Candy for Your July Festivities

Buy Patriotic Candy for July Online at Sweet Candy

The Sweet Side of Patriotism

Oh say, can you see…… a Fourth of July get-together that tops off the traditional picnic, barbecue or fireworks-viewing party with star-spangled treats? Brighten your Independence Day festivities this year by purchasing bulk candy in shades of red, white and blue – the sweetest way to demonstrate patriotism and spread the love to your fellow countrymen.  At Sweet Candy Company, we have a wide range of Fourth of July-themed candy to help you celebrate not only this holiday but also Pioneer Day, Veteran’s Day or other Americana-centric occasions. National pride never tasted so good.

We offer a 10 percent military discount as a way of saying "thanks" to those who serve our country.

All American Patriotic TaffyLet us take care of all your holiday-themed candy needs. From chocolates and assorted fruit sours to taffy and other treats, we have the perfect bulk candy to fit your needs. Fill up bowls or jars for a July Fourth party table decoration that’s both festive and practical. Create individually wrapped party bags to hand out to guests at your barbecue or cookout. Distribute handfuls of wrapped candy, like all-American salt water taffy, during Independence Day parades or while watching fireworks. Our July special promotions include a free 24 oz. bag of taffy when you spend $50 at Sweet Candy Company and free shipping on orders of $75 or more!

Pride and Tradition

Five score and five years ago, our fathers started a candy store in Portland, Ore., that was soon after relocated to Salt Lake City. Multiple generations later, our family is happy to continue the tradition of providing quality candy across the country and world. We also are honored to spread American pride this Fourth of July season by distributing patriotic candy in bulk. You can purchase our candy online, in your local grocery store or by visiting our candy factory in downtown Salt Lake City. Long live the USA.

How to Make a Candy Lei for Graduation

Make a Candy Lei with SweetCandy Taffy for your Graduate or Graduation

Make your graduates day even sweeter with a candy lei they can wear at their ceremony! Candy leis are a festive, wearable treat that is easy to do, available in various styles, and are perfect for any celebration. Here are 2 different styles of candy leis you can make for an inexpensive way to bring fun to any celebration!

What You’ll Need

1. Taffy or other candy.
2. Curling ribbon. Choose one color or use the school’s colors.
3. Scissors.

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