Just Like When You Were A Kid, Plus Beet Juice

Abby Zimet

Just in time for Halloween, NECCO wafers - the crunchy, chalky, classic
candy born in 1847 and miraculously still with us - is getting rid of
artificial flavors and colors to become the largest
mass-produced candy in the U.S. to go natural. The New England Confectionary Company will use beet juice, purple cabbage,
cocoa powder and turmeric. Same taste, more muted colors. Still great at the movies.


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