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Sweethearts Are the Only Perfect Valentine’s Day Candy
Gloriously generic, neatly uniform, and absolutely impersonal.
I Bought Black-Market Sweethearts — I Literally Could Not Give Them Away
For the first Valentine’s Day in over a century, Necco’s candy hearts aren’t available. It turns out nobody really cares.
America’s Worst Candy Has Been Saved From Extinction
Necco — and its strange, unappealing little candy wafers — will live on, thanks to a new owner.
People Have Begun Panic-Buying Necco Wafers
Diehards are coming out of the woodwork to stockpile them, now that they’re in danger.
Is This the End of Candy Hearts?
Necco, one of America’s oldest confectioners, will close operations unless it finds a buyer.
Necco Wafers’ New Flavor; More States Privatizing Liquor
Plus: Moby’s new book on veganism, and the cancer risk of soda, all in our morning news roundup.
Necco Wafers Swap Delicious Chemicals for Beet Juice
The candies will no longer contain any artificial flavorings or colors.