“Let’s all go to the lobby! Let’s all go to the lobby! Let’s all go the lobby and buy ourselves a treat!” This brief anthropomorphic cartoon of soda, popcorn, gum, and candy was often seen on movie screens prior to the feature presentation. In the 1950′s, America fell in love with the movie theater experience, and the food! This little cartoon would let people know that the movie was about to start, and this was their last chance to get their snacks before the movie.
America’s love affair with the movie experience has been steadfast. The only thing that makes your mind longing for a trip to the movies, beside buttery popcorn and a soda, is a little rectangle box that rattles and swishes when you shake it. That’s right! Its Movie Theater Candy! Movie theater candy has made a huge transition over the past couple of years. Not so long ago, movie theater candy was only available at the theater. With the popularity of the home theater, retailers are bringing movie theater candy direct to you!
All types of movie theater candy is available for your movie candy pleasure! Occasionally, you can find movie theater candy in big box retailers. However, the selection is endless through online sources like CandyAsap. When the a trip to the theater calls my name, I always have to have my box of chocolate covered raisins, or my most recent favorite, Cherry Sours. I also have less guilt with Cherry Sours since they are fat free! For me, movie theater candy serves many other needs beyond the dark theater. Santa may use movie theater candy as stocking stuffers. You have to admit that the boxed movie theater candy would be much safer on the sleigh than small cellophane packages. Also, the Easter Bunny loves to tuck movie theater candy into Easter baskets. The boxes are so much studier that floppy candy wrappers. Let’s don’t forget, if its in a box, then its probably bite sized. Which, of course, makes it a perfect option for a kids treat.
Movie theater candy can bring nostalgia of a special treat when purchased for yourself or others. Next time you need a sweet treat, go for the box!