" The ancient Egyptians stored nuts and fruits with honey, and by the Middle Age range physicians acquired learned how you can mask unhealthy taste of their medicines with sweetness, a practice continue to widespread. Boiled " sugar plums were known in the seventeenth-century England and quickly were to are available in the American colonies where maple-syrup chocolate was well-known in the North and benne-seed [sesame seed] confections had been just as appealing in the To the south. In Fresh Amersterdam you could enjoy " marchpane, " or " marzipan, " which is very old ornamental candy produced from almonds ground into a nice paste. As the British called such facture, " sweetmeats, " People in the usa came to contact " candies, " from your Arabic qandi, " manufactured from sugar, " although a single finds " candy" in English since the 15th century... Caramels were noted in the early on eighteenth hundred years and lollipops by the 1780s... " Hard candies" made out of lemon or peppermint flavors were well-liked in the eary nineteenth century... A significant minute in chocolate history occurred at the 1851 Great Event in London, in which " French-style" candies with rich cream centers were first displayed... But it was your discovery of milk chocolate in Switzerland in 1875 that made the American candy bar such a phenomenon with the late nineteenth century. " ---Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, David F. Mariani [Lebhar-Friedman: New York] 1999 (p. 54-5)

Today Sweets are around at every feasible moment. We now have candies with the movie, we certainly have candies pertaining to Valentines day, we have goodies at Easter and don't forget the Halloween. All of us Americans ingest the maximum candies during Halloween. However there was a time during the great depression when Goodies were promoted as a healthy and balanced and inexpensive way to obtain nourishment. The Candy packages are as much important part of marketing the candies, while the sweets themselves.

Nowadays we have most candies, the standard hard sweets, taffy, liquorice, gummy, jello beans, lollypops, sours, peppermint, sticks,...