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10 Places Our Fans Display (or Hide!) Their Cocomels 

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10 Places Our Fans Display (or Hide!) Their Cocomels 

Candy is for sharing, right? We asked our Facebook fans where they like to display their candy bowls. We were a little surprised at how many people aren't really into sharing their candy and they have some unique places to keep it so no one knows where to find it. Of course, others of our fans choose to keep their candy out in the wide open for all to eat. We've collected the top 10 answers to give you some ideas of your own. "Love to have a candy dish right at the front door to welcome guests or send...

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How to Use Cocomels as an Ingredient in Samoas

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How to Use Cocomels as an Ingredient in Samoas

Here at JJ's Sweets, we love sweet treats - all in moderation of course! So, we were thrilled that our faithful fan Aly has found a way to make a healthier-for-you cookie.  Aly Laughlin, author of the Public Spy for the Private Eye blog, has created a vegan and gluten free variation of the classic Girl Scout Caramel deLites (also known as Samoas). You can find the recipe here. Enjoy and have a blissful day.

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How We Developed and Make Our Coconut Sugar Cocomels

How We Developed and Make Our Coconut Sugar Cocomels

JJ’s Sweets is about three things: Bliss, Innovation and Mindfulness. To that end we are always looking for the next delicious treat that is innovative and better-for-you and the environment. That’s why we’ve created a new Cocomel that replaces organic evaporated cane syrup with organic coconut sugar. This new caramel is unique and delicious and recently received the Good Food award. (See the product here: Coconut Sugar Cocomels.) So, why coconut sugar? For multiple reasons: First, it’s delicious! It has a caramelized sugar flavor similar to brown sugar, with slight molasses-like overtones. It is delightfully complex in flavor due to its...

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Coconut Palm Sugar Cocomel Wins 2016 Good Food Award

Coconut Palm Sugar Cocomel Wins 2016 Good Food Award

Boulder-based natural candy brand, JJ’s Sweets, has been honored with a 2016 Good Food Award in the confections category for the Coconut Palm Sugar variant of its popular coconut milk caramels, Cocomels. Company founder and CEO JJ Rademaekers traveled to San Francisco to receive the award at a ceremony Friday evening.The Coconut Palm Sugar Cocomel was selected among 1,937 entries in a Blind Tasting with 203 judges held in September. The highest scoring entries were submitted to a rigorous vetting process to verify they met the sustainability and social responsibility criteria to win a Good Food Award – with more...

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JJ’s Sweets donates thousands of Cocomels to numerous U.S. orphanages

PRESS RELEASEBoulder, CO — To kick off the holiday season this year, JJ’s Sweets has donated close to 250 pounds of its popular coconut milk caramels, Cocomels, to eight orphanages, spanning from California to Kentucky.The Boulder-based company organized the donation after a packaging change resulted in a surplus of product. In the past, such product was typically sold at a discounted rate on the company’s online store, normally generating a notable boost in sales.In lieu of another successful promo this year, founder and CEO JJ Rademaekers wanted to use the product to give back to a demographic who may have...

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