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Kate McCrea Interview

To enter the sweet butter-scented refuge of McCrea’s Candies in Hyde Park, MA is to become enveloped in a world of all things delightful. In the back kitchen, there was the bubbling pot of soon-to-be caramel, that, when poured over a sheet tray, folded onto itself in thick ribbons. There was the seemingly endless rope of cooled caramel snaked across a prep table, ready to be stretched and pulled. And there was the rhythmic thrum of the red machine that swiftly chopped and wrapped each candy. I had the unique opportunity to sit down with Kate McCrea, Co-Owner & Marketing and Product Developer of McCrea's Candies, to discuss not only how it all started, and but also how delicious and unhealthy don’t have to be synonymous....