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Chicago's Sweet Candy History

Sunday, March 8th, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
For most of its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation's candy. The city has called itself the Candy Capital of America since the turn of the century. You probably know some of the candies made or invented here; Brach's caramels, Mars Snickers bars, Wrigley's gum, Cracker Jack, Curtiss Baby Ruth bars, Tootsie Rolls, Frango Mints, Dove chocolates. Learn some of the history behind these tasty treats and explore what made Chicago such a powerful location for candymakers. Delicious!

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