Monday, 17 April 2006

A Glimpse into the History of Easter Candy

via BoingBoing

Easter has risen high in the candy hierarchy over the years. It is now the second top-selling candy holiday, just barely behind the glorious ode to sugar that is Halloween. Of the estimated 8 billion pounds of candy consumed in the United States each year, Easter makes up a very large portion of the pie.

Read on for a little history of how candy became a treat in Easter.

In view of the current worldwide obesity problem, we shall ban Halloween and Easter!

Just joking.

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