The History of the Chocolate Truffle

May 27th, 2016

 

Find out the story behind chocolate truffles!

Find out the story behind chocolate truffles!

Chocolate truffles are one of the most wonderful confections we have to offer. They hare decadent sweets with a wide variety of flavors and designs. This makes them an excellent gift for your next birthday, anniversary, or house-warming event. When you give the gift of a box of truffles, you may consider telling them the story of their history. If you’ve never heard the story, then keep reading because we’re about to tell it! Read the rest of this entry »

Do You Know the Story Behind Gummi Bears?

May 19th, 2016

Gummi bears have been a family favorite for generations. With their cute shape and delightful flavors, it’s no wonder so many children and adults love gummi bears. The perfect snack all year round, these sweet little bite-sized treats are as attractive as they are delicious. Gummi candy can even be found in a variety of different shapes, sharks, cola bottles, butterflies, and more! So where did gummi bears come from? And how did they become so popular? We’ll answer all of these questions and more in this week’s blog!

Gummi Bears

Gummi bears have been a favorite treat for decades.

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Celebrate Summer with Seasonal Candy!

May 17th, 2016

A family owned and operated candy store, Wockenfuss loves providing seasonal candies that reflect the changing weather and help you usher in the seasons. With Memorial Day just around the corner and summer only a few short weeks away, we are excited to spend the season munching on a few of our favorite sweet summery treats.

seasonal candy

Our seasonal candy selection will get you in the mood for summertime!

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Are You Ready for Mother’s Day? Wockenfuss Can Help!

May 5th, 2016

Mother’s Day is just around the corner on Sunday, May 8th. Are you ready to show your appreciation to the mom in your life? If not, don’t fret! Wockenfuss Candies is here to make your Mother’s Day shopping a breeze. Whether your mom is a chocoholic or prefers another kind of treat, Wockenfuss is sure to have the perfect gift that will let her know just how much you care.

mother's day

Are you ready for Mother’s Day?

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3 Great Reasons to Give the Gift of Candy

April 28th, 2016

While candy is often associated with Christmas and Halloween, you don’t need to wait for a holiday to give the gift of candy! It makes a great gift for just about any occasion. Whether you need a small thank-you gift for your dog sitter or you’re looking for the perfect present to bring new parents, Wockenfuss Candies’ impressive assortment of sweet treats makes the perfect gift!

give the gift of candy

3 Great Reasons to Give the Gift of Candy

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Fun Fudge Facts

April 21st, 2016

For chocolate lovers, few treats satisfy a craving for sweets quite so effectively as fudge. This sweet, rich, creamy treat is so satisfying! It’s a perennial favorite for all ages. But how much do you know about fudge? Do you know why its name is synonymous with messing something up? Learn the answer to that question and more in today’s blog!

fudge facts

Did you know these fun fudge facts?

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Salt Water Taffy: A Sweet History

April 14th, 2016

Summer is getting closer, which means beach visits are on the horizon. A sweet summer favorite is salt water taffy, the perfect treat to get you in the mood for the warm days ahead. Salt water taffy has a long history, beloved for over a hundred years. Read on to learn more about this summertime sweet in today’s blog.

Salt Water Taffy

Do you know the history behind salt water taffy?

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A Few Fun Facts About Lollipops

April 7th, 2016

Lollipops are a favorite with both kids and adults; whether you prefer a classic crystal stick or a mouth-puckering sour charm pop, lollipops are a fun and tasty treat that keep little hands from getting too sticky. Do you know the weight of the largest lollipop ever created? Or how about the secret behind the Dum Dum Pop’s mystery flavor? Learn the answers to these questions and more in today’s blog!

lollipops

Did you know these fun facts about lollipops?

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Pick Up a Tasty Dog Treat for Your Pup from Wockenfuss Candies!

April 1st, 2016

As a family-owned candy store that’s been in business for over a hundred years, Wockenfuss is known for our delightful sweet treats, beloved by children and adults alike. But did you know that we also stock tasty treats for your canine best friend? Our dog treats are a big hit with pups of all ages; with three delectable flavors to choose from, you’re sure to find one that will have your dog begging for more!

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Make your dog smile with dog treats from Wockenfuss!

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Are You Ready for Easter? Stop By Wockenfuss for Your Last Minute Goodies

March 21st, 2016

Spring has officially sprung, which means Easter is just around the corner. This sweet season is beloved by children and adults alike who delight in dying eggs a rainbow of colors, searching for sweet treats hidden inside plastic eggs, and enjoying the delicious offerings left by a certain very popular bunny. Are you ready for Easter? Get in the holiday spirit with these fun Easter facts.

Easter Candy

Are you ready for Easter?

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