Watch as peppermint happens … Red Bird earns its candy stripes


BY KATHLEEN PURVIS LEXINGTON, NC Let’s get this straight: The Piedmont Candy Co. doesn’t make candy canes. Candy canes are shiny. They’re crunchy. They stick to your teeth when you chew them. Piedmont Candy, the maker of Red Bird – North Carolina’s home-grown candy – makes candy sticks and candy puffs. And while some of […]

“A minted Christmas classic”


Red Bird peppermints have been around for 126 years, and are still a Holiday classic with more than 1 million bags sold the week before Christmas. A feature in North State Journal by Emory Rakestraw

Red Bird Candy: Sweet Answer To Dietary Restrictions


All-natural Red Bird Peppermint puff mints are free of common allergens and gluten LEXINGTON, NC — Sometime’s, staying true to history and tradition is the secret to success. That’s been the case for Red Bird Candy for the past 125 years. With a growing list of allergens and sensitivities impacting what we can and can’t […]