5 Crazy Candies You Can Buy in Calgary
The trick here’s not to spare yourself from treats
Gummi Boutique in Glamorgan
Halloween is only two weeks away, but if the anticipation of sinking your sweet tooth into your trick or treating harvest prove too much to bear, try one of these unusual treats to stave off your candy cravings until the big day.
Fans of J.K.Rowling’s Harry Potter series are well aware of the crazy assortment of sugary treats that exist only in the wizarding world. Luckily, the Sweet Factory has made Bertie Botts every flavoured beans available to us muggles, just remember that when they say every flavour, they mean every flavour.
2000 Airport Rd. N.E., 403-291-4481, sweetfactorycandy.ca
Gummi Boutique offers some of the biggest and best gummy treats in the city, so it may be surprising to learn just how much bug inspired grub is also on offer. Try their scorpion lollipops or salt and vinegar, sour cream and onion or bacon and cheese flavoured crickets for a protein rich crunch.
205 10 St. N.W., 587-353-0031, gummiboutique.ca
Freak Lunchbox has a variety of sweets that could be considered crazy, but our favourite has to be the World’s largest Gummi Bears. The 5 pound monsters comes in a variety of flavours like lemon, pineapple and even a tri-flavoured bear featuring a “mystery flavour” for the more daring among you.
614A 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-4480, freaklunchbox.com
Epiphanie Chocolates offers a variety of unusual flavours in their signature chocolate line, including Earl Gray, Rose and Peaseblossom, but the stand out treat here is the Double Smoked Bacon made with chocolate from the Philippines.
1417B 11 St. S.W., 403-370-4592, epiphaniechocolate.com
For a more grown up kind of chocolate bar, try Coppeneur Chocolate’s Chili & Whiskey Bar. Made with real Highland Whiskey, cayenne pepper and chilies, this is a dark chocolate treat that really brings the heat.
105 8 Ave. S.W.,403-457-4210 coppeneurchocolate.com