June 20, 2012 § Leave a Comment
Hello loyal customers and followers!
We need a favor from you. Please go vote for our company to have a chance to win $250,000 from Chase Bank for small businesses. We are family owned and operated and we would really appreciate support from our customers for this! Follow the instructions below and please ask your friends and family to help us as well. We have 8 days left and we need 250 votes to qualify! It takes less than a minute to complete!
1. Go to www.missionsmallbusiness.com
2. Log in through your Facebook
3. Enter our company information:
City: National City
4. Click “Search” then “Vote” for our company and share with your friends!
We are so grateful to those of you that will take the time to do this!!
November 27, 2011 § Leave a Comment
It’s that time of year again! The holidays seem to sneak up every year. Although, we do get warnings when we see Halloween and Christmas decorations in stores long before their time, they still manage to come so quickly. If you aren’t prepared, it can be a scary last minute ordeal that ends with you wanting to tear your hair out. We’re here to help you avoid that end point. And we’re also here to help you save! With our Black Friday through Cyber Monday Special, you can get 10% off or Free shipping on any order over $150. At Checkout, use coupon code “BLACKFRIDAY10″ for 10% off or “BLACKFRIDAYSHIP” for free shipping at www.candypros.com.
Everyone loves to get candy any time of year–especially those hard to find nostalgic candies that some of your loved ones crave–so why not give them what they want for the holidays? We’re certain that you’ll find the perfect sweet treat for your friends and family this holiday season whether it be Pop Rocks, Razzles, Sixlets, Zotz, Wack-O-Wax Lips, Old Fashioned Candy Sticks, Chick-O-Sticks, Nik-L-Nip, Flicks, Honees, McCraws Old Fashioned Taffy, Abba Zaba, Bit-O-Honey, or any other hard to find candies, we’re the best source to find them!
Considering doing a holiday themed Candy Buffet Bar this Christmas? We’ve got you covered. This is a great way to impress your holiday guests this year. We have a wide selection of red candy, green candy, gold candy, silver candy and white candy to meet any Christmas candy buffet bar’s need. If you don’t want to go with the traditional Christmas colors, we also have each candy color categorized on our website so that you can put together any combination you desire–including if you plan to do a Kwanza or Hanukkah themed party.
If you’re having trouble visualizing what candies you would like to use in a holiday themed candy buffet bar, please visit a board we created on Pinterest combining bulk candy in Christmas colors: Candy Buffet Bar Christmas. Don’t forget, if you shop until Cyber Monday (11/28/11) you can get 10% off or free shipping on any order $150 or more. It’s a great deal considering we have the most competitive prices for bulk candy on the web! Happy Shopping Candy Lovers! =)
October 10, 2011 § Leave a Comment
Hello Fellow Candy Lovers!
So, being in the candy industry, we are surrounded by many creative ideas for weddings, events, and parties. As everyone knows, the new trend is to have a candy buffet bar at your wedding or event. Candy buffet bars can range from fun and festive to elegant and classy. The possibilities for this new fad seem endless as it has become an artistic centerpiece, and we’re always excited to see what our customers come up with.
We have one particular customer that has created an idea so adorable that we really want to share it with all of our customers also. Her blog is full of many fun, creative ideas, but we were particularly impressed with her “Meant to Bee” theme–her posts for this begin on September 29, 2011. We recommend reading through her blog for other fun, cost effective ideas. Bridal Gown Blogspot showcases many creative ideas and she is constantly having special giveaways for her followers–so get involved, and get inspired.
We also want to congratulate Love Candy Tables for being featured in Bloomingdale’s at Fashion Valley in San Diego, CA. We remember the day she was in our warehouse selecting the candy for her Bloomingdale’s candy display with so much excitement. She has also been featured on MTV’s Quiero Mis Quince. We love being involved in the process, and want to make sure to recognize our customer’s talents and achievements. Love Candy Tables creative designer, Nema Hallak, has a brilliant eye for creating beautiful candy displays–we recommend visiting her website and contacting her for a free quote!
Just for stopping by our blog, we want to offer you 5% off of your next candy order of $100 or more with www.candypros.com. Use Coupon code “blog5″ at checkout.
February 2, 2011 § Leave a Comment
We have seen an influx of special requests here at Candy Pros. Whether it is questions regarding candy ingredients or asking for a list of candies that are gluten free. Whether it be celiac disease or religious guidelines, we spent much of the day here at Candy Pros sorting our candies in to diet categories for you.
Halal is an Islamic law, that is broken when animals are improperly slaughtered; alcoholic drinks are consumed improperly and any food contaminated with any of these products is eaten. Certified Halal candies will have a pork free gelatin and not contain any traces of beef or alcohol. Jelly Belly is a Halal candy company because they use no meat products and instead use soy gelatin in their manufacturing process.
Kosher foods are those that conform to the regulations of the Jewish Halakhic law framework, kosher meaning fit or allowed to be eaten. Kosher candies go through a rigorous test to make sure that no pork is included in the manufacturing process. The accreditation Kosher also signifies that the food was prepared in a Kosher way.
Gluten Free Candy
Gluten free candy has become a “craze” as of late, according to The Globe and Mail, “In less than five years, sales of gluten-free products have nearly tripled, rising in tandem with the increasing number of new gluten-free goods. Beyond crackers, breads and pastas, it’s now possible to buy everything from gourmet gluten-free cookies at independent bakeries to gluten-free pizzas.” However, despite the craze the need for gluten free food is born out of celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that has life threatening consequences on individuals that eat wheat and gluten products. Luckily, there are a wide variety of gluten free candies for people to enjoy, from Airheads to Starburst!
January 13, 2011 § Leave a Comment
So we are a few weeks away from one of the most exciting events in the candy industry. The International Sweets and Biscuits Fair, also known as the ISM candy show in Cologne, Germany runs from January 30th-Feb 2nd. It is the mega-show of mega-shows made for manufacturers, wholesalers, and candy lovers abroad; this event brings every candy lover together under one roof.
According to the ISM trade booklet, “ISM is the largest and most important sweets and biscuits fair in the world. Every year the international sector meets to introduce, discover and discuss the latest trends, the newest products and the most up-to-dates perspectives. The entire global market is reflected an ISM’s range of products, which is broader than that of any other comparable trade fair. All of the relevant target groups in the world of confectionery are brought together here. Small, medium-sized and market-leading suppliers make direct contact with the global trade to fulfill the needs of tomorrow’s customers with innovative ideas, creations and concepts.“
If you can brave the freezing Germany winter, this mammoth candy expo will surely not disappoint. The ISM show spans 159,329 Square Meters of candy showcases, so put on your walking shoes because you will be grazing beautiful new product showcases, food technology shows, and special “sweet seasons” shows, to name a few.
So if you are lucky enough to be around Cologne the end of January check out the beautiful candy expo. But if you are sticking around San Diego this year and still looking for an online wholesale candy San Diego expo, checkout candy pros!
December 8, 2010 § Leave a Comment
On Monday, December 6th Candy Pros was featured on Channel 6’s San Diego Living. The video is below:
On top of our feature, Chef Katherine came in to our warehouse last week, and we started gathering supplies for her candy creations.
She really turned candy in to an amazing snack with her creations. Here is her delicious Mexican Candy Apple recipe:
1 Granny Smith Apple
5 pieces of El Azteca Pica-Bola
Use as you like-Dulces Moreliates
Roll 5 Pico Bola candies in to one flat piece. Heat the Pica-Bola in the microwave for 15 seconds in plastic wrap. Then, cover the granny smith apple with the softened El Azteca Pica Bola candy coating. Place assorted Dulce Moreliates decorations and spices as you please. Enjoy! Thanks Chef Katherine!
November 23, 2010 § Leave a Comment
Jelly Belly is releasing a new product line next month called Jelly Belly Dips. Jelly Belly is putting a new spin on their traditional Jelly Bean by dipping some of our favorite flavors in chocolate. One the many perks of working at a wholesale candy company is that sometimes we get the pleasure of testing the products before they are released. Luckily, Jelly Belly Dips did not disappoint us!
The Dips come in 5 extraordinary flavors: Very Cherry, Orange, Raspberry, Coconut, and Strawberry enclosed in rich, dark chocolate. After sampling the Dips, I feel that they definitely could be a hit with candy lovers everywhere. They are light enough for snacking and surprisingly, the chocolate enhances the sweet Jelly Belly flavor. The Raspberry and Strawberry were my favorite by far, because the flavors are naturally complementary.
These little kosher candy snacks come in at around 4 calories and will be a great way to celebrate the holidays. Scheduled for a December 1st release date, so mark your calendars and check back at Candy Pros to order your Jelly Belly Dips.
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