Chicago’s Sweet Candy History
December 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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For most its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation’s candy. You probably know some candies made or invented here: Brach’s caramels, Snickers and Milky Way bars. Wrigley’s gum, Cracker Jack, Baby Ruth and Butterfinger, Tootsie Rolls, Frango Mints. Learn the history of these tasty treats and explore what made Chicago such an ideal location for candy makers. It’s delicious fun.