It’s true, in the United States, and around the world, people love candy! In fact, the average American eats about 25 pounds of candy every single year! To add to that, about 1 in 4 adult Americans will consume at least one piece of candy every day of the week! There are many different types of candy candy lovers can purchase and eat. You can pick chocolate (milk chocolate is the most popular candy bar), chewy candy, sour candy, sweet candy- everything loaded with sugar! Today, candy has been a popular portion of parties. People have created candy buffets for guests at parties. Kids and adults, can line up, grab a bag, and fill it will all the sweets their hearts desire. If you’re planning on having a candy buffet at your next party, here’s some candy you need!
Tootsie Rolls are taffy-like candy that has been around in the United States since 1907. Tootsie Rolls are a combination between caramel and taffy. However, they are unique because they don’t melt! Tootsie Rolls have a chocolate like flavor, if you’re in the mood for chocolate, but don’t necessarily want a chocolate bar- this should be your go-to! Let your taste buds savor the flavor of a chocolate milkshake! Tootsie Rolls are definitely needed for a candy buffet.
A candy buffet should always consist of a combination of many different sweets. In fact, there are some people that aren’t fans of chocolate. But, that’s okay! There’s a candy for everyone! Gummy candy comes in many forms. You can purchase gummy bears, gummy worms, gummy rainbows, and different gummy fruits-just to name a few. These chewy treats will make any party!
Lollipops are sweet treats that consist of hard candy on a stick! There are many different types of lollipops. Some are simply hard sugar of different flavors, that you can lick, and lick, and lick. Others contain a surprise inside- from Tootsie Rolls, to bubble gum, to sour liquids! Lollipops also come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. You can purchase giant lollipops or small lollipops. Either way, lollipops should definitely be at your candy buffet!
There are other chewy candies, aside from Tootsie Rolls. Starbursts, Dots, Skittles, Jelly Beans, and Swedish Fish- are just a few of the chewy candies you can purchase for your candy buffet. These chewy candies come in an array of delicious flavors, such as lemon, strawberry, orange, and grape. Chewy candies are great for people who don’t want chocolate or lollipops.
Chocolate is one of the most popular types of candy in the United States. This is only one of the reasons you should have chocolate at your candy buffet! You can purchase chocolate candy bars in many different flavors like milk chocolate, dark chocolate, or caramel filled chocolate. You can also include popular chocolate such as Milky Way, Snickers, and Reese’s! Whichever you choose, it’s sure to be delicious! The chocolate candy may be the first to go at a candy buffet!
Offering personalized candy at your candy buffet is a unique way to celebrate! From a child’s birthday party, to a baby shower, to a graduation celebration, personalized candy is a must! You can purchase candy with a one-of-a-kind wrapper, you can get messages written on the candy, you can design the candy any way you like, and you can put people’s pictures on candy! The possibilities are endless! This makes for a really fun candy buffet, and it gives your guests something cool and yummy to take home!
Old Fashioned Candy
Another unique way to celebrate at a party (in its many forms) is to purchase old fashioned candy. Old fashioned, nostalgic, or retro candy includes candy such as Runts, Fun Dip, Laffy Taffy, Razzles, and Red Hots. Many people do not typically eat these candies on a daily basis. So, having old fashioned candy at a candy buffet is a nice surprise for guests! These candies are also very tasty!
It is important to note that you should check with your guests about any allergies to candies!