Defend your Sweetdom! 5 Candy tours


By: George Taliaferro Ah yes, who doesn’t love sweet treats every now and then? Check out some of these candy tours of some well known (and...

By: George Taliaferro

Ah yes, who doesn’t love sweet treats every now and then? Check out some of these candy tours of some well known (and lesser known!)  sweet treats.

1. Hershey’sHersheyStop by Hershey’s Chocolate World for the famous Great American Chocolate Tour. This Amusement Park features a variety of attractions to learn more about Hershey’s famous sweets, and of course sample plenty of different types of chocolate!

2. Jelly BellyJelly Belly2During the 40 minute tour, you will learn about how Jelly Belly makes their legendary jelly beans. Smell all the different jelly bean flavors (over 150!).

3. PezPez

Although visitors are not allowed on the manufacturing floors, visitors are welcome to observe the production and packaging of Pez through windows. Check out the world’s largest working pez dispenser (40 feet tall!).

4. Sweet’s Candy CompanyCandy

Call ahead to set up an appointment for a tour of Utah’s famous candy company. See chocolates, taffy, and jelly beans made by hand.

5. Albanese ConfectioneryConfectioneryEver wanted to try granny smith, mango, or watermelon flavored gummy bears? Learn how this small Indiana factory makes delicious gummy bears and other treats. They have self-proclaimed they make the “World’s best gummy bears”- quite a reputation to uphold. Go see if it measures up!

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Photo Credits:

Hershey: http://redsrantsandraves.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/114.jpg

Jelly Belly: http://www.visitlakecounty.org/member_photos/Jelly%20Belly%20Train.jpg

Pez: http://www.pez.com/images/pez_ent.jpg

Sweet’s Candy Company: http://www.trekaroo.com/photos/0007/9726/IMG_0472.JPG

Albanese Confectionery: http://ayledz.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/photo-02.jpg

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