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Halloween means more chocolate

The Halloween spike in candy sales should be especially good for chocolate products, according to Rockville-based market research firm Packaged Facts. Last year, sales of seasonal Halloween chocolate candy reached $217 million, up 12 percent. That growth outperformed purchases of ...

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New candy shop brings sheer sweetness to Annapolis

Susan Leonard, owner of The Annapolis Sweet Shoppe, is trying to invoke some of the "Willy Wonka imagination" at her new store. For those who care where their chocolate comes from, she offers fine artisan and locally-made chocolate. For those with a nostalgic sweet tooth, she offers candy cigarettes and Pop Rocks. And she hopes everyone who walks through the door has a sweet experience.

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