Called one of life's little pleasures, candy and confections have finally joined most of the other food categories dishing on the health and wellness buffet, as the 2015 Sweets & Snacks Expo in May can attest. The show underscored the increase in requests for lower-calorie, smaller sized (portion controlled) candy options. The theme this year stressed "candy in moderation," as part of a happy and healthy lifestyle. That doesn't sound like much fun, though downsizing candy bars to "bites" and other individually portioned quantities is nothing new. But products from some of the traditional candy makers are not only smaller, which supports the moderation mentality, they…Full Story
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