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Gourmet Lollipops Are a Sweet "Slow Food" Treat

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How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop?

Who cares. Thanks to the drive toward more artisanal foods, the old-fashioned lollipop is getting a much-needed makeover, and a small-batch lollipop shop out of Seattle called This Charming Candy, aims to make their unique suckers a sweet part of the slow food movement.

With a tagline we can appreciate, "everyone deserves a 10 minute treat," This Charming Candy has evolved their suckers beyond the ho-hum Dum Dum Pop into visually striking "eye candy" in scrumptious flavors you won't find in the jar at the car wash.

Wanna score some of these sweet pops for yourself? Keep reading.

Check out unique flavor creations from This Charming Candy like Celebration Time (birthday cake, bubble gum, and root beer), Breakfast Tray (Maple Sugar, Blueberry Muffin, Sweetened Grapefruit, and Hazelnut-Coffee), and Spice Rack (Tangerine-Clove, Salted Caramel, Vanilla-Cardamom, and Nutmeg Creme).

The lollipop packages can be purchased individually or via a sweet subscription.

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