Blame it on my multicultural Winnipeg upbringing. One of my elementary school friends, whose parents were from China, regularly brought little round packages as a snack in his lunch box. Curious, I asked him what they were. As part of […]
How much do I love Skittles? You know that 1-800 number on the back of food products that nobody ever calls? Well, a few years back, when they swapped out lime for apple flavouring in the green Skittles, I called […]
Every Easter, Cadbury Mini Eggs make their way to Canadian convenience store shelves. It’s been this way for ages. Little egg-shaped candy-shelled milk-chocolate droplets, about the size of a peanut M&M, wrapped in a purple plastic pouch. Along with the […]
Peanut butter is one of life’s great pleasures. It’s also packed with calories. Hence, people looking for a peanut-buttery snack without the caloric baggage are stuck with roughly zero options. Add in an element of chocolate craving, and you’re stuck, […]
Wrigley’s 5 gum showed up out of nowhere in 2007, and has quickly become a fixture on convenience store candy racks. The party kicked off with peppermint Cobalt and spearmint Rain. After that, a wealth of other flavours popped up, mostly derivatives of standard gum flavours, from cinnamon (Flare) to bubblegum (Zing).
Oh, my lucky American cousins. You have easy access to Lemonheads, one of the most delicious candies in the history of candy. Up here in Canada, they’re a special import item, the kind of treat you have to track down […]