Blog: Quote of the week

Catherine Sleep | 18 October 2004

National Confectioners Association spokeswoman Susan Smith: "I think for the last few years the emphasis on candy has been its role as a snack."

As opposed to what, exactly?

Thanks to just-food freelancer Bernice Hurst for spotting this gem in the Washington Times.

Washington Times article


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