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Frightfully Good Halloween Candy

By Allison Burch, October 16, 2012  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

SnydersTrick or Treat!

To many of us, those words are terrifying. Not because of the ghosts and goblins wandering around. It’s because of the shocking amount of candy in our midst. All those horrifyingly unnatural artificial colors and flavors and preservatives, better suited for a mummy than a mommy.

Don’t get me wrong, I have very fond memories of sitting with my friends, sorting through our overflowing bags of trick-or-treating loot, picking out our favorites and trading the rest (“I’ll give you two Sugar Mamas for your Bonkers Chew”) and pigging out until our tummies hurt. I certainly don’t want to deprive my son of that fun but I also don’t want to completely give up my good-food ideals for one night of gluttony.

Whether you keep the little goblins and ghouls at bay with candy or you have another secret weapon (some folks swear by coins and toothbrushes!), don’t let the poor souls fall victim to mysterious ingredients. Have no fear, our stores carry Halloween candy and treats that live up to the high quality standards of all our products and don’t have any of that scary stuff.

Annie’s Homegrown Halloween Bunny Grahams

Honey and chocolate whole grain graham cookies made with organic wheat flour in the shape of an adorable bunny. What’s not to love?

Endangered SpeciesEndangered Species Chocolate Halloween Treats

Individually wrapped for Halloween, this is premium, shade-grown, ethically traded chocolate that both kids and grown-ups will love. Endangered Species Chocolate sources cocoa beans from family-owned cooperatives in Ivory Coast where the income benefits the community. Ten percent of Endangered Species’ net profits are donated to fund species and habitat conservation efforts. Available in Milk Chocolate (kosher) and Dark Chocolate (vegan and kosher).

Spooky SpidersSurf Sweets Spooky Spiders

Made with organic fruit juice, these wiggly gummy spiders come in great tasting blueberry, cherry, lime and tangerine flavors and are frightfully tasty. They’re made in a nut-free facility, so if you’re afraid of nuts, these are for you.* Plus, a portion of their proceeds benefit Eco-Mom Alliance.

*Make sure you always read a product’s label for the most up-to-date allergen information.

Snyder's of Hanover Halloween Pretzel Snack Sacks

Don’t want to give in to those sugar monsters? These fat-free and sugar-free pretzels are a fun twist on the usual Halloween sweet treat. Snyder’s of Hanover offers Halloween Snack Sacks, little individual packs of bite-size pretzels in a big bag decorated with a jack-o'-lantern.

This is just a taste of what you’ll find in our stores. Stop by and see what other sweet treats are hiding on the shelves. Don’t be scared!

What do you hand out on Halloween?

Category: Grocery, Halloween

 

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Michelle Dubeau says ...
Are any of them Non GMO?
10/26/2012 1:13:27 PM CDT