Special bourbon-enhanced candy honors Andrew Jackson

n our last show of the season, we’ll tell you about Andy’s Candy – a collaboration between The Hermitage and Goo Goo Cluster.

If you don’t know about Goo Goo Cluster, it’s a Nashville-made candy that includes caramel, nuts nougat and nuts. This special limited edition is made of ingredients – including whiskey − that would have been available during Andrew Jackson’s lifetime.

The candy market in the U.S. is more than $12 billion. The chocolate market alone is expected to grow to $25 billion by 2025.

According to Candy Central, a wholesale candy supplier, chewing gum is the best selling candy, followed by the Hershey’s Kiss and Butterfinger candy bars. Milky Way and Starburst round out the top five.