February 14, 2013

Did You Know. . .

that sweetheart conversation hearts have been around since the Civil War?  They were created  in 1866 by Daniel Chase and were actually used at weddings, birthday parties and other happy occasions.

that sweetheart conversation hearts are the most popular non-chocolate Valentine's candy the world over?

that the NECCO Company makes over 8 billion of these candies every year and sells the majority of them during a 6 week period?

that every year NECCO creates 10 new sayings to be put on their candy hearts?

You can read the interesting history of this candy as well as of NECCO by clicking on this link:  http://www.necco.com/About.aspx

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