Yesterday I took a tour of the Sherm Edwards candy factory in Trafford, PA. It was the first time I had ever heard of the candy, let alone even eaten it, but let me tell you: it won’t be the last! The moment that we arrived outside the store on the sidewalk, we were greeted by our tour guide passing out chocolate and the oh-so-stylish hairnets. Free chocolate within the first minute? I liked this place already. Our guide told us a little about the company and took us inside. Now, this building was really tiny (used to be an old movie theater), and I was really wondering if this tour was going to be any good or not. My fears, however, were relieved as soon as we stepped through the basement door and I smelled it: the heavenly, sweet, uplifting aroma of chocolate. (more…)