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Love & Sales Tax

May 8, 2014

Valentine’s Day is a good day for candy makers . . . and sales tax! Here we look at some of the quirky laws on purchasing chocolate. Source

History of Chocolate

History of Chocolate

May 15, 2013

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Sweet, Sweet Halloween

Sweet, Sweet Halloween

April 28, 2013

Move over skeletons, ghosts, and ghouls–we all know what Halloween is REALLY about–candy! We love it all, Tootsie Rolls, Snickers, M& Ms, chocolate, gummies, gum, all of it! We hope you have a spooktacular and sweet Halloween from all of us at Social Grocery! Source

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The Chocolate Truth

January 29, 2013

You may have heard some things about chocolate being good for you in recent years. However, this was not always the popular opinion. So which is it? Is chocolate something we should avoid or incorporate into our daily diets? Here are some facts to clue you in on the truth behind chocolate. Source

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Cadbury: 1 Million Facebook Fans Celebration

December 14, 2012

Many loyal fans sent messages of support throughout the build and Cadbury even selected a super fan to place the final square of chocolate on the top to complete the structure. It’s great to see brands finding innovative ways to celebrate their communities. Source

High School Sweet Tooth

High School Sweet Tooth

November 3, 2012

To create this infographic, Lab42 surveyed 500 Americans ages 13-17 to determine their candy preferences and candy-eating habits. The results are definitely intriguing. Even though most teens prefer chocolate over sweets, Skittles was voted the favorite candy. This could be due to their innovative and youthful marketing campaigns. Even more surprising, 29% (!) of teens […]

Happy World Chocolate Day!

Happy World Chocolate Day!

September 23, 2012

To celebrate World Chocolate Day we’re taking a look at some fine chocolate makers across the country who are making the sweet stuff in a sustainable way. Here’s an overview of five companies’ ethical practices, missions and affiliated charities. Chocolate just tastes sweeter when it helps others, right? Source

Chocolate Easter Bunnies

Chocolate Easter Bunnies

September 7, 2012

What do people like about chocolate Easter bunnies? Source

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Valentine’s Day 2011: How Much You Spent

August 11, 2012

Every Valentine’s Day, couples shower each other with flowers, candy, jewelry or even lingerie. So how much do people spend on those gifts? This infographic, based on data from Mint.com, shows the average price per transaction at a few select retailers in the two weeks before Valentine’s day 2011, as well as which cities spent […]

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Valentine’s Day: The Price of Love

August 2, 2012

Flowers, chocolates, jewelry and romantic lingerie are among the most popular gifts couples exchange on Valentine’s day. This infographic show just how much people are spending on these items, looking at the average amount spent on flowers, jewelry and intimates in 2010 and compared to 2009. Based on data from Mint.com. Source

What Your Favorite Ice-Cream Says About You

What Your Favorite Ice-Cream Says About You

July 4, 2012

This infographic gives a description of what your favorite ice cream flavor says about your personality. Source

The Delectable Kaleidoscope of Candy Bars

The Delectable Kaleidoscope of Candy Bars

June 20, 2012

A charting of the very many bars wherein chocolate intersects with delightful compatriots, such as gooey caramel, sprightly nougat, and cookie crunch. Our Delectable Kaleidoscope of Candy Bars is the definitive guide to a universe of delights. Source