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Polkaprinsen

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Polkaprinsen

Company: Polkaprinsen In business since: 2013 Location: Gränna, Sweden World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: Stefan Fransson also known as ”Polkaprinsen” (meaning the Polka Prince) , youngest son of the late legendary Candy King of Gränna, Alf Fransson, has been in the Candy business all his life. As a young child he learned how to make his own hand made candysticks. In1987 Stefan participated in the making of the longest candy stick in the world, (287m noted in the Guinness Book of Records), and in 2003 he was...

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papabubble

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

papabubble

Company: papabubble In business since: Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: Dominik and Mika lived in Barcelona for a few months in 2003 and met two Australian guys who came to Europe to start papabubble. They had already experience with the candy making, and had a shop in Melbourne. In Melbourne they learned the profession form a Danish man. Dominik and Mika got fascinated by the craft of candymaking and the whole concept of papabubble. Back in Amsterdam they got the chance to open their own...

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Krantz Grisar

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Krantz Grisar

Company: Krantz Grisar In business since: 2013 Location: Gränna, Sweden World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: Krantz Grisar opened up for business in May 2013, it’s a family business with mainly focus on polkagrisar/candy sticks and other confectionery. Although Krantz is new in the trade, their shop on Brahegatan, Gränna has been manufacturing polkagrisar/candy sticks since the 1950’s. Participant: Elin Krantz Age: 14 Candy maker since: 2013 Favorite candy: Actually I’m not really fond of sweets but my favorite is...

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Den Småländska Kolonin

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Den Småländska Kolonin

Company: Den Småländska Kolonin In business since: 2009 Location: Jönköping, Sweden World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: In one of Jönköping’s most historical buildings you’ll find Den Småländska kolonin, which is a restaurant and bar that stand out as a restaurant in a traditional Swedish family house painted in classic dark red with white gables. The house was built in the 1850’s (in the same area as Amalia Eriksson started to make polkagrisar) in the heart of Jönköping, and it’s one of few buildings left...

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Axels Polkagriskokeri

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Axels Polkagriskokeri

Company: Axels Polkagriskokeri In business since: 1974 Location: Gränna, Sweden World Championship titles: 1994 and possibly 2013 About: Axels Polkagriskokeri has been in business since the 1970’s, and was the winner of the first local candy championships in 1994, and it was Axel himself that won the competition. Participant: Anton Petterson Age: 18 Candy maker since: 2012 Favorite candy: Trivia: Anton likes candy, golf and motocross.

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Grenna Polkagriskokeri

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Grenna Polkagriskokeri

Company: Grenna Polkagriskokeri AB In business since: 1989 Location: Gränna, Sweden World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: “Vi bakar Originalet!” Next year we celebrate our 25th anniversary. Homepage Participant: Didrik Wibeck Age: 21 Candy maker since: 2006 Favorite candy: Originalet, extra soft and ”chewey”. Trivia: Didrik is always happy and a inspiration for others. He produce the nicest products and he is strong as an ox!

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Almuegaarden – Bolche og Karamel Kogeriet

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Almuegaarden – Bolche og Karamel Kogeriet

Company: Almuegaarden Bolche og Karamel Kogeriet In business since: 1989 Location: Landevejen 4,  Næstved and Tivoli, Copenhagen World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: At Almuegaarden, everything is just like in the good old days – well, almost! Three generations have been at Almuegaarden, upholding time-honored Danish traditions in the production of traditional confectionary, using of course, the best natural raw materials to produce our good old-fashioned boiled sweets. Many of our products are still produced from original...

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Franssons Polkagrisar

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Franssons Polkagrisar

Company: Franssons Polkagrisar In business since: 1967 Location: Gränna, Sweden World Championship titles: 1995, 2009, 2010 and possibly 2013 About: Franssons open their doors in 1967 by Alf ”The King of Polkagris” Fransson. The company is under management by his oldest son Peter Fransson. Franssons candy making has currently two Guiness World Records, one of them for the largest candy lollipop that has ever been made, at 2158,7 kg which was made in 2003. Participant: Kristoffer Wredberg Age: 29 Candy maker since: 2009 Favorite...

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CiuCiu Cukier Artist

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

CiuCiu Cukier Artist

Basia Skorka
Gdansk, Poland

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Polkapojkarna Gränna

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Polkapojkarna Gränna

Company: Polkapojkarna In business since: 1992 Location: Brahegatan 59, Gränna, Sweden World Championship titles: 1996, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2011 and possibly 2013 About: Polkapojkarna, meaning “the Polka-Boys”, started in 1992 by the Agnhammar brothers, Fredric and Daniel, in a small basement in the outskirts of Gränna. In 1997 Polkapojkarna moved into the main street, Brahegatan, in Gränna, where many other Polkagris-bakeries in Gränna are established, and turned it into a genuine 19th century store where Gränna’s visitors can watch the...

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Schimpff’s Confectionery

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Schimpff’s Confectionery

Company: Schimpff’s Confectionery In business since: 1891 Location: Jeffersonville, Indiana, United States of America World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: The Schimpff family has been making candy in Jeffersonville since 1891. Started by Gus Schimpff Sr. and Jr., the business has survived wars, floods, depressions, and recessions through four generations. In 1990, Warren Schimpff and his wife, Jill Wagner Schimpff, bought the candy business to maintain the Schimpff family’s candy legacy. Under their leadership, the...

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Polkapojkarna Stockholm

Posted by on Maj 8, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Polkapojkarna Stockholm

Company: Polkapojkarna Stockholm In business since: 2011 Location: Lilla Nygatan 10 (Gamla stan/Old town), Stockholm, Sweden World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: Polkapojkarna Stockholm opened its doors in the Midsummer week 2011 and is a genuine 19th century store where Stockholm’s visitors can watch the beautiful candy cane handicraft in a historical environment. Homepage – Facebook Participant: Jonas Walldow Age: 40 Candy maker since: 1987 Favorite candy: Candy sticks: Original, pear, raspberry/salt liqurice, sour...

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Bodensee Bonbon Manufaktur

Posted by on Maj 8, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Bodensee Bonbon Manufaktur

Company: Bodensee Bonbon Manufaktur In business since: 2010 Location: 78253 Eigeltingen, nearby lake Constance, (south) Germany. World Championship titles: Possibly 2013 About: The idea of bringing a forgotten craft near lake Constance became reality in october 2010. Simone Roth shows the excited visitors in her new-built showroom how the Bodensee caramels, as well as the lollies, are all made with her hands. In the industrial zone of Eigeltingen near lake Constance, we’re manufacturing all products by hand, using only natural flavors...

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Bremer Bonbon Manufaktur

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Okategoriserade, Participants 2013 | 0 comments

Bremer Bonbon Manufaktur

Annica Büsselmann

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