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Candyfreak : A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America is a non-fiction book written by Steve Almond. It is about a trip that he took in which he searched for candy bars made by small companies. He traveled to factories across the country. It was widely reviewed.[1][2][3][4] It was featured as a "Staff Pick" at[5]

Candies featured in his book include:


  1. ^ Anderman, Joan (13 July 2004). "Sweet obsession". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 3 February 2009. 
  2. ^ Goldbogen, Jessica (20 April 2004). "Oh, Sugar Sugar". The Village Voice. Retrieved 3 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Danford, Natalie (25 April 2004). "This Fellow's Sweet Tooth Is Way Out of Control". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 3 February 2009. 
  4. ^ Gilson, Dave (2 May 2004). "Little bars melt in land of candy giants". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 3 February 2009. 
  5. ^ "Powell's Books - Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America". Retrieved 3 February 2009.