Sweet tips for stocking a candy buffet
Absolutely have to have those dark chocolate covered espresso beans in your display? But does a $10+ per pound price tag and two-gallon container have you dreading the inevitable price tag? Remember: play up your ability to use optical illusions to your advantage.
"Bigger jars mean more candy to buy. Look for jars that appear tall or large by having stands or stems on them but the actual fill space is smaller," said Sheila Aleman, vice president of finance and marketing at All That Music DJ and Event Planning in Fitchburg. "25 to 40 percent of your jars should be small and easily filled with one bag of candy."