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Everything you ever wanted to know about candy hearts


Every year around this time, those pastel multi-coloured, sugary, candy hearts with little words printed on them start to make their way back into our lives. These candies, first popularized at weddings, are usually given out on Valentine’s Day to friends and loved ones.  But did you know that 2015 marks a big milestone for these little hearts? We've been using them to send sweet messages for 150 years! Wow! 

So before you give them to your special friend on Valentine's Day or munch on a handful, check out some cool facts you probably didn’t know about these sweet ‘text messages’ in candy form.

Sweet History of candy hearts