Candy Candies Research Paper

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With Europeans bringing over different types of candies from their hometown to America and different confectioners making different types of candies here in America, the spread of candy companies went on the uprise. As stated by the article “The History of Candy Timeline.” from the website Groovy Candies that candy was rare in the 1800’s and the only candy that was available was hard candies and peppermint sticks (para. 7). After the invention of Chase Oliver 's invention in mid-1800’s candy companies started becoming more common around America such as Hershey, Snickers, Baby Ruth, Milky Way, Whitman Chocolate, and Symphony Bar. Groovy Candies continues by noting that Milton Hershey was the first to create the first American chocolate in 1894 (para. 1-2).…show more content…
The Milky Way was inspired by the Baby Ruth candy bar; the Mars company decided to make a new and better candy. The only difference was that the Milky Way’s did not use peanuts to make their candy. The same article supports that in 1854 Whitman sold the first packaged box of chocolates (para. 1). The Whitman Chocolate company was the first candy factory to sell a packaged box of chocolate. After the company started selling their prepackaged chocolates they began advertising in newspapers. Soon after they also began selling his chocolates in tin cans for a more fresh product. The last candy bar that the Groovy Candies website addresses are the Symphony Bar; this was introduced by Hershey in 1989 and was a bar of almonds, toffee, and milk chocolate (para. 10). The Symphony bar was the first candy bar that contained toffee in a candy bar. This was a big deal with Americans because they have never heard about a candy bar like this. Their product had a rapid increase when they put this on the market because of that reason. All these companies inspired each other in producing new and better candies. All the inspiration that these companies made within America allowed new candies to be made that everybody loves and
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