In 1954, Carambar was created in Marcq-en-Baroeul, Northern France, in the chocolate factory Delespaul-Havez, after what seemed to be a mistake. Rumor has it that is by accident that a mixture of [...]


Hans Riegel was born in 1893 in Friesdorf, near Bonn in Germany. When he finished school, he completed training as a confectioner and worked for Kleutgen & Meier for five years. In 1920, [...]

Chupa Chups

In the 50’s, candies were simple small sugar balls that children ate with their fingers. In 1958, the Catalan Enric Bernat decided to create candies that do not get hands dirty, “a kind of [...]

Laura Secord

In 1913, Frank P. O’Connor opened a small candy store in Toronto where he sold hand-made chocolates. He named his store Laura Secord, the Canadian heroine who was a symbol of courage, devotion, [...]


Since 1924, the company Industria Dolciaria Quaranta, located in Caravaggio 40 km from Milan, (Northern Italy), has produced nougats, caramelized nuts and several more sweet products. Antonio [...]


Founded in 1947 in Contes, a small village of Provence, Société Industrielle de Confiserie (S.I.C.) is a family business specialized in traditional candies and confections in small tins. Thanks [...]