True Treats in the Media


The History of Some Classic Easter Treats

WVTF Public Radio recently featured True Treats Historic Candy’s owner, Susan Benjamin, in their “All Things Considered” blog.  Easter is, of course, a major religious holiday for Christians, but for the secular world it’s all about candy.  As it turns out, this country played a key role in the evolution of what fills today’s Easter baskets as Sandy Hausman reports. Read More

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Susan on The Splendid Table:

Susan Benjamin, founder of True Treats Candy and author of Sweet as Sin, explains the history of candies like Necco Wafers and Circus Peanuts. Listen to the broadcast here!

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Valentine’s Day Candy History Class

Susan Benjamin, one of the few candy historians in the United States, gave a lecture on Valentine’s Day-themed candy history at the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society on Saturday. Covered by CBS 19 – Charlottesville, VA. View the Full Video Here!

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