Has the sour economy earned you a sweet tooth? It appears that one commodity is seeing strides in the recession: candy. According to the New York Times, American adults have been enjoying tons of the good stuff, from Tootsie Rolls to Gummy Bears and inexpensive chocolates, experts say. A candy store in Chicago has seen business increase nearly 80 percent. Some theories on the rise range from folk finding enjoyment in the sugar highs to lift low spirits to nostalgic reminders of better times.—ZH
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