Told through the Kate Hopkins' travels in Europe and the U.S., "Sweet Tooth" is a first-hand account of her obsession with candy and a detailed look at its history and development. The sugary treats we enjoy today have a prominent past entertaining kings, curing the ill, and later developing into a billion-dollar industry. The dark side of this history is that the confectionery industry has helped create an environment of unhealthy overindulgence, has quelled any small business competition that was deemed to be a risk to ...

Sweet Tooth: The Bittersweet History of Candy 2012, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312668105