Christmas season is upon us, and with an array of advent calendars coming out to nibble your way through the festive season, Reese’s Peanut Butter chocolate range released their own advent calendar.
Their advent calendar features miniature Reese’s Cups and Pieces and has 24 days worth of Reese’s candy, which can be ordered on Amazon. The candy is scattered throughout the calendar with perforated openings which holds the delicious little treats.
If you are a Reese’s die-hard fan other holiday treats like Reese’s Santa’s Helpers will soon be available at Target stores, and Reese’s Christmas Trees will also be available nationwide soon.
The popularity of Reese’s candy range is not surprising giving the winning combination of milk, white or dark chocolate filled with peanut butter.
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The H.B. Reese Candy Company was originally established in 1928 by a former dairy farmer named H.B. Reese and shipping foreman for Milton S. Hershey, and operated in the basement of Reese’s home in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
After H,B, Reese’s passing on May 16, 1956, in Florida he passed the company on to his six sons, John, Ed, Robert, Ralph, Harry, and Charles Richard Reese.
The company grew from strength to strength and according to the convenience store channel, Reese’s was the largest confection brand as of October 2017. More purchases of Reese’s have been made than any other confection brand in the United States, being a whopping 62% larger than the next brand.
Chocolate lovers will be pleased to know that scientists have discovered that chocolate has a range of benefits to one’s health if taken in moderation.
After a study conducted on over 575,000 individuals, it showed to reduce chances of heart failure by almost 13%, it can also lower blood pressure, help control blood sugar and reduce stress. Chocolate also contains chemicals that can block possible diarrhea.
Experts do suggest that to get the most out of the health benefits chocolate provide it should be consumed occasionally. Dark chocolate is best and contains the highest cocoa content for more of the best and less of the rest.
No matter your personal preference, there are chocolate brands to suit every taste and fancy to be enjoyed and nibbled on during the festive season.