What’s Your Dish? Hot Chocolate From Scratch


Mary Cox from Piedmont Candy Company shows Good Day Charlotte how to make hot chocolate from scratch. Ingredients: 2 C milk 2 C half-and-half 1 C high quality semi-sweet chocolate Splash of vanilla extract 1 t. sugar, optional Red Bird Peppermint Puff candy stick  

Piedmont Candy Co. Drives Holiday Celebrations


Iconic Red Bird Peppermint puff mints sweeten festivities, decor and beverages LEXINGTON, NC — Red Bird Peppermint puffs have been a holiday tradition for 125 years, thanks to Piedmont Candy Co. in Lexington. A staggering one million Red Bird bags, tubs and sticks are sold in the week leading up to Christmas. “Red Bird Peppermint […]

Piedmont Candy Co. Celebrates Sweet Success


North Carolina heritage brand marks 125 years of making iconic Red Bird Peppermint puff mints LEXINGTON, NC — The taste of success is sweet at Piedmont Candy Company. The family-owned and operated company is celebrating a big anniversary: 125 years of producing iconic Red Bird Peppermint puff mints. Founded in 1890 (yes, that’s not a […]

Crystal’s Candy Corner: Piedmont Candy Co. and Red Bird


Managing Editor Crystal Lindell dishes on her favorites treats from the Piedmont Candy Co., known for its Red Bird brand. The company is celebrating its 125th Anniversary this year, and will be featured as Candy Industry Magazine’s October 2015 Cover Story! And while most people know the Piedmont’s famous Red Bird soft peppermint puffs, the […]