DID YOU KNOW? (We do! Technically its our job... but we like to take it very seriously! )
- 74% of kids eat the ears on chocolate bunnies first
- Cotton candy is made out of 100% SUGAR!
- Great supplies of licorice were found in King Tut’s tomb
- Chewing gum burns about 11 calories per hour
- More than $2 billion of candy is sold for Halloween, more than any other holiday
- October 30th is National Candy Corn Day
- Chocolate manufacturers currently use 40 percent of the world's almonds and 20 percent of the world's peanuts
- Denmark has the highest per capita consumption of candy in the world at 29.5 pounds
- Each year the television game show JEOPARDY! includes questions about conversation hearts on its Valentine's Day show
- Gummi bears are one of the only, if not the only, type of candy to be turned into a television show
- Red is the most popular color of gummi candy
- On October 15, 1999, the world’s largest jar of jelly beans was unveiled. It weighed 6,050 pounds
- The world’s largest lollipop was certified on June 25, 2002. It weighed 4,031 lbs (with stick), measured 18.9 inches thick and was more than 15 feet tall with stick (about as tall a a giraffe). Can you guess the flavor of the world's largest lollipop? If you guessed Cherry, you're right!
- Ancient Greeks believed mint could cure hiccups
- Salt water taffy was “invented” in Atlantic City in 1883
- A popular belief is that the “HERSHEY KISS” got its name from the sound or motion that the machine makes while producing them
- Candy is made simply by dissolving sugar in water. The different heating levels determine the types of candy. Hot temperatures make hard candy, medium heat will make soft candy and cool temperatures make chewy candy
- Where are the bags?
They are located in the center of each bulk section in RED bins that say BAGS in bright yellow letters!
- Dr. Phil Ling???!?! I don’t get it?!
He is our Sugar Mountain mascot. He is a dentist named Dr Phil Ling - get it? Filling as in what you get at the dentist!!
- Are the bugs real?
YES… a million times yes, they are real bugs dipped… coated and powdered with candy or chocolate. The insects used in the candy are humanely quick frozen and prepared under sanitary conditions. All are safe for human consumption.
- All bulk the same price? For serious?
Of course… it makes everyone’s life a little easier on the Mountain! Mix and match everything from chocolate to licorice and everything in between!!
- What is your most popular candy?
Mostly the edible stuff. Inedible candy is a hard sell. But lets be honest... we don't carry it if it isn't popular! Our products are all top sellers!
- Do you have candy for diabetics?
Of course we do—chocolate, gummies, licorice and more. What kind of self respecting candy store would we be if we didn’t cater to everyone’s sweet tooth!
- When was the first Sugar Mountain opened?
Sugar Mountain is now considered an adult! We are 19years old. We first opened our doors on Queen West in 1992 as a level open-air booth.
- How many Sugar Mountain stores are there?
We have 12 and were still growing!! 4 in Ottawa, ON 3 in Toronto, ON 1 in Brampton, ON 1 in Niagara Falls, ON 1 in Waterloo, ON 2 in Winnipeg, MB
- Do you have gift certificates?
We do carry gift certificates in 10 dollar denominations that you can use at ANY Sugar Mountain store! Even though they never expire - we recommend using them the second you get em!
- What is your Exchange Policy?
Edible items are a final sale! Toys and novelties can be exchanged. Product must be in its original packaging and be accompanied by the receipt. If you have any question or concerns about any exhange policies please contact our Head Office and someone will be happy to help you!