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Tour the World with McCrea’s Candies


Travel the world with caramel

“The taste, smell, and texture of food can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back memories not just of eating food itself but also of place and setting. Food is an effective trigger of deeper memories of feelings and emotions, internal states of the mind and body.”

– The Harvard University Press on John S. Allen’s The Omnivorous Mind.

Most of us have a memory of a favorite dish, one that instantly evokes vivid recollections of a certain place and time.  Just one bite of the right food can immediately transport you back to where you first tried it.  As the mouth savors the mind conjures.  Be it of rolling green hills or snowcapped mountains, brilliant sunsets or star-filled skies, bustling cities or quaint towns, you can be sure that with the right morsel your recollections will be rich, intense and full of flavor. 

McCrea’s Candies caramels, filled with flavors from around the globe, can be your gastronomic passport to the world, making them the ideal treat to reminisce on past travels and/or look forward to new ones.

Let’s take a taste vacation with McCrea’s Candies….

Tour The Hawaiian Islands With McCrea's Black Lava Sea Salt Caramel

Tour the World With McCrea's Candies Caramel

McCrea’s signature caramel, Black Lava Sea Salt, with salt crystals straight from the Hawaiian Islands is sure to remind of luaus, leis and luscious island life.  Black Lava Salt is a blend of sea salt and purified volcanic charcoal. The salt is evaporated in above ground pools that form naturally from lava flows. Activated charcoal is added for color and its detoxifying effects.  Because black lava sea salt does not dissolve in the intense caramel cooking process you'll taste crunchy pops of salt amidst the soft buttery caramel…a true moment in paradise.

Visit the Scottish Highlands with McCrea's Single Malt Scotch Caramel

Tour the world with McCrea's Candies Caramel

Take a journey to the true heart of whisky country with our Single Malt Scotch caramel.  We pour bottles of Ardmore Single Malt directly into the bubbling caramel.  One bite is sure to summon visions of men in kilts, famed lochs, bewitching castles, rugged coastlines, windswept islands and gorgeous green hills.  Our scotch caramel fully captures the essence of the Scottish Highlands and the distiller itself which sits at close to 600 feet above sea level and just a caber toss away from the small village of Kennethmont. 

Travel to Madagascar with McCrea's Classic Vanilla Caramel

Tour the World With McCrea's Candies Caramel

Classic Vanilla, made with fair-trade organic vanilla, tastes of travel to Madagascar and beyond. Vanilla is an orchid and grows well wherever it is warm and very humid.   Originally from Central America, the vanilla plant has been successfully cultivated in Madagascar for over a century.  The main cultivation area in Madagascar is the Sava region.  With its plantations, forests and beautiful beaches, the region – and our caramel --- will delight nature lovers.

Soujorn in Southeast Asia With McCrea's Candies Ginger Fusion Caramel

Tour the world with McCrea's Candies Caramel

McCrea’s Ginger Fusion caramel evokes the flavors of Southeast Asia.  Ginger first appeared in the southern parts of ancient China. From there, it spread to India, Maluku Islands (the Spice Islands), the rest of the Asia and West Africa. Ginger is still a staple of southeast Asia’s many and diverse cuisines.  We juice fresh ginger for our caramel.  Sometimes spicy and sometimes mild, it’s always got that fresh ginger zing and brings to mind Thailand, Singapore and Cambodia, countries full of stunning beaches, historic temples, thriving jungles and bustling cities.

Holiday in New England with McCrea's Tapped Maple Caramel

Tour the world with McCrea's Candies Caramel

As winter ends and spring begins,  New England enjoys its sweetest — and shortest — season: the maple sugaring season, when maple syrup is made. From late February through early April, New England farmers are out in the woods with their buckets, miles of plastic tubing and special drills to "tap" maple trees for their sap. Take a bite of our Tapped Maple caramel and experience covered bridges, sweet-scented steam rising from decades-old wooden shacks, or sugarhouses, and snow slowly giving way to spectacular spring blooms…a true sugar-fueled adventure.

Vacation on the Mediterranean with McCrea's Candies Anisette Caramel

Tour the world with McCrea's Candies Caramel

Anisette, or Anis, is an anise-flavored liqueur that is grown and consumed in most Mediterranean countries, like Spain, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Greece, Lebanon, Cyprus, Israel, and France.  It boasts a flavor reminiscent of licorice. The plant is attractive with lacy leaves and a profusion of white flowers and grows as a bushy ornamental herb. Mediterranean Europe, like our Anisette caramel, is a visual and sensual feast. with its ancient ruins, awe-inspiring art, legendary cities and sun-kissed beaches.

Trek Costa Rica With McCrea's Candies Coffee-Inspired Caramels

Tour the world with McCrea's Candies Caramel

McCrea’s Candies makes three caramels that include coffee: Dark Roasted Mocha, Irish Coffee and Café Noir.  McCrea’s sources its coffee from Wicked Joe who, in turn, sources its fair-trade organic coffee from Sumatra, Guatemala and Costa Rica.  One bite of any of McCrea’s coffee-based caramels is sure to bring to mind lush jungles, majestic volcanoes, misty cloud forests, and stunning river valleys.  Perfect for travelers who enjoy exhilarating experiences.

With McCrea’s Candies caramel, you can engage in culinary time travel, tasting your way around the world and, with just one bite, bring vivid memories to life. 

Bon voyage!

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