SOURCE: Candy Direct, Inc.

Candy Direct

May 17, 2010 18:22 ET Sees Trend of Candy Buffet Take Lasting Effect

Some May Question Whether the Candy Buffet Is Trend or Tradition, but This Leading Wholesale Candy Retailer Sees Reason to Believe It Is a New Tradition That Is Here to Stay

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) -  There is a new favor fashion stealing the attention of the traditional wedding cake. Brides are tossing the tulle-wrapped almonds aside and searching for the wow factor needed to make their receptions memorable. The wedding candy buffet is a new trend that appears to be turning into a tradition according to experts at and Elegant Event Options by Lesha.

There is nothing like the smell of chocolate elegantly presented as a fun activity for hungry guests. The brightly organized color of salt water taffy, rock candy sticks and more attract all ages as the buffet tickles the senses. And these buffets are not just for children. The candy buffet can be presented as hors d'oeuvres as guests await the couple's arrival to the reception, or the take home favor that won't be tossed aside or forgotten. Many brides are ordering the buffets for the wow factor while saving and cutting back on dessert and even scaling back the wedding cake. In this tough economy, the candy buffet business is booming.

The team at is sure the candy buffet is here to stay. Buffets can be created for the mature bride in chocolates and colors complementing her wedding colors, or the young whimsical bride using carnival and hard candy favorites. A candy buffet can also reflect the tastes and cherished memories of the bride and groom by including both of their childhood favorites. Time sure flies as the couple takes photos while their guests are taking phone photos of the buffet and munching on childhood novelties!

The thought of putting together one of these can be very overwhelming to a bride in the midst of planning other details. It can be equally tedious to the wedding planner. Many full service candy buffet businesses are available. Elegant Event Options by Lesha LLC ( has seen the demand for customized buffets increase over the years as their brides enjoy candy selections from Move over wedding cake; here comes the wedding candy buffet!

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