"While candy, as we all know, is not a health food, healthier
candy options do exist. Today more kids and adults have food allergies,
food sensitivities and dietary restrictions. With more people learning
about “what’s in our food” we are also more passionate about real food
and avoiding artificial ingredients. This means that the holidays, such
as Halloween, can be a challenge. However, it doesn’t have to be!
If you do not care for chocolate, perhaps you prefer hard candies.
However, be careful of artificial food dyes in these types of treats
such a Yellow No. 5. Artificial colors are synthetic and associated with
hyperactivity, just to name a few concerns for consuming. Torie &
Howard hard candies are organic and do not contain any artificial colors or artificial ingredients. They also are corn syrup free. " - full story here: Healthy Grocery Girl