Pictures: Stand outs from the Sweets & Snacks Expo
The first thing that occurs to you upon entering the annual Sweets & Snacks Expo at McCormick Place, the annual international gathering of manufacturers of stuff that makes you look fat in those jeans, is that this is heaven, a childhood daydream. Enjoy!
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No. 1: Excellent chocolate bars
Hammond's recently launched a PB&J Sandwich chocolate bar that, despite that iffy premise, nicely distills a drip of jelly and a hint of peanut into a few dozen tiny milk chocolate squares. My favorite new bars were from Seattle Chocolates, which had eggnog chocolate bars that squash marshmallow, candy cane and eggnog into the chocolate.