Candy Rush is Not Just For Easter

By Jeannette | April 6, 2012

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By: Allana Mortell

With all this talk of Easter candy, it’s often hard to find any talk about something other than Hershey Kisses and chocolate bunnies. With the recent rise of artisanal treats, it ‘s great to find something like a candy shop that can offer up goods besides the generic plastic wrapped candy found at the counter of a convenience store. Enter: “The Candy Rush”, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

For me, the mark of a successful business is not just producing great products but about providing a one-of-a-kind experience to customers. The folks behind The Candy Rush delivered on every possible level. From the customer service to the decor and pure sugar overload (in a good way), I left feeling happy and excited to plan my next trip back!

The Candy Rush opened last summer with much acclaimed praise from residents of Crown Heights as well as Prospect Heights. Walking into the shop, you truly feel transported back to your childhood, a feeling I’m sure the owners wanted to evoke for their loyal customers. Immediately, your eyes are drawn to the left wall where from floor to ceiling are seven rows of … you guessed it, candy! Read More


Maynards Turns Your Face Into Candy

By admin | September 1, 2011

Maynards candy faces

Ever heard, “Your face is cute enough to eat”? Well soon you’ll actually be able to eat your face, not in a weird cannibal type way, but through a new concept candy created by Maynards Candy Company. The new concept at Maynards Canada, is to have its customers ‘turn into’ candy. Read More


2011 Candy Trend Predictions

By mahir | January 19, 2011

What can you expect in candy for 2011? predicts a focus on “sweet and citrusy flavors, savory-sweet combinations, and products with a healthy twist.” Read More


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