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Candy’s Fair in Love and War

The time of year has come to don the poppy and bow our heads in silence as we remember the incredible sacrifice made by those who have fought for our freedom during the bitter wars of recent history. We remember our ancestors and the heroes of our time alike for their courage, strength, and resilience. But as we reflect and learn about the great conflicts of our world, let us take a moment’s break to look at the role confectionary has had to play during the two World Wars. Indeed, confectioners of the homeland have ever been on hand to provide our troops with a much desired sugar fix. At the beginning of World War One, a soldier’s daily ration...

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