Sweet Birthday September 12, 2012
See's Candies celebrates what would be founder Mary See's 158th birthday on Sept. 15 and 16 with a $5 discount on purchases of $30 or more. Many of the current candies are still made from Mary's original recipes.
The secrets of See's Candies August 22, 2012
Warren Buffett calls it a "dream business." Cher, Bill Gates, and millions of Californians love it. Now CEO Brad Kinstler is ready to take the quaint candy maker east. Will it work?
The plant workers of See's Candies start arriving each day at 4 a.m. In Los Angeles and San Francisco they stand at their stations and drizzle fondant onto maple pecan bonbons or count the nuts in each almond royal.
The World's Largest Lollipop Weighs 3.5 Tonnes July 25, 2012
See's Candies celebrated National Lollipop Day (which is apparently a thing) on July 20th by unveiling its record-breaking confection—a 7,003-pound version of the company’s signature Gourmet Lollipop - in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza.
The gargantu-lolli measured a whopping 4-foot, 8 3/4-inches in length, 3-foot 6-inches in width, and 5-foot 11-inches in height. It's mounted on a nearly 12-foot stick and, even though the stick didn't count towards the final weight, the lollipop still broke the previous record set in 2009 by nearly 500 pounds.
See's Candies licks record for world's largest lollipop July 25, 2012
See's Candies celebrated National Lollipop Day this month in a big way - with a 7,000-pound chocolate sucker that won props from the Guinness Book of World Records. The behemoth-on-a-stick, made in the See's Lollipop Factory in Burlingame, will be put on display Sunday at AT&T Park during the San Francisco Giants-Los Angeles Dodgers game for candy lovers of all sizes to gawk at.
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