sees candies, sacramento bloggersSee’s Candies celebrates the grand opening of its Folsom location today and the Sacramento Bloggers got a sneak peek last night during a promotional event that included chocolate tastings, See’s company history and a chocolate box packing contest, I Love Lucy-style.

Here are some of the interesting factoids we learned while trying not to inhale too much chocolate:

 

Did you know that See’s Candies gives away over a million pounds of chocolate in free samples every year?

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Last year they sold over 26 million pounds of candy.

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Ken (District Sales Manager) and Gordon (Regional Sales Manager) give us a history of See’s including some great trivia nuggets!

And did you also know that Mary See would be 159 years old this September 15th?

 

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Our awesome See’s Hostess team: Deanna, Teresa, Melanie and Edna.

And did you also know that the famous chocolate conveyor belt episode of I Love Lucy was filmed with See’s candy at their La Cienega kitchen location?

 

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The great See’s Packing Contest (a la I Love Lucy).

See’s hand-packs its candy and there are no added preservatives, so you know you’re getting a fresh box every time!

Hayley (Domestic Rebel) and her friend, Marilyn
Hayley (Domestic Rebel) and her friend, Marilyn

 

Janelle (Renegade Motherhood) and her son, Rocket.
Janelle (Renegade Motherhood) and her son, Rocket.

 

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Sacramento Bloggers gather for a group photo at the brand new See’s Candies in Folsom.

 

If you visit their Folsom location today, you’ll get to see their Model A Roadster, so what are you waiting for??

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Visit the See’s Candies website.

Follow See’s Candies on Facebook.

Read more posts about the See’s Candies event from our other Sacramento Bloggers below:

Sacramento Bloggers Descend on New See’s Candies Store in Folsom

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