Some newspaper scribblers
are frequently nibblers
of our chocolates and bon-bons
and candies.
These brave field reporters
visited our quarters
and published they’ve found us
real dandy!


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When America Spoke FrenchA Taste Of History – PBS; 2016

Old-timey Philly Candymaker Resurrecting Ghosts of Political Past – Newsworks; 2016

Valentine’s Day Sweets For Your Sweety – FYI Philly – ABC; 2016

On Location: Shane Confectionery – The Chew – ABC; 2015

The Great American Candy Shop – Food Network Magazine; 2015

Buzz Feed: Meet the Hive Minds Behind Philly’s Honeycomb Hideouts. – City Paper; 2015

Sundaes & Nostalgia – American Lifestyle; 2015

A Sweet Taste of Nostalgia – Victoria Magazine; 2015

A Sweet Trip Back in Time – Home & Away; 2015

Philly Originals – National Geographic Traveler; 2015

Sweet History – American Spirit Magazine; 2014

Inspiration – Shane Confectionery – Retrofit; 2013

Sweet Success – Delaware County Times; 2013

Once Upon a Time, the World was Sweet on Philly’s Sugar Industry – WHYY Newsworks; 2013

When Sugar Helped Fuel Industry in Philadelphia – Philadelphia Inquirer; 2013

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth At Seaport Museum’s ‘Oh Sugar!’ Exhibit – Delaware County Times; 2013

Oh Sugar! Independence Seaport Museum Tells a Sweet Story – Delaware County Times; 2013

Candy is Dandy – Sweet Paul Magazine; 2013

America’s Oldest Sweet Shop Gets A Hipster Makeover – Smithsonian Magazine; 2013

Ice Cream and Soda Revitalized – Loco Mag; 2013

History, sweetness meet in Old City – Philadelphia Daily News; 2013

American Made Series – Martha Stewart Living; 2013

Star Chefs Rising Stars – Star Chefs; 2013

In The Kitchen: Shane Candies – Penn Appétit; 2012

Market Basket: The Old & The New – The Philadelphia Inquirer; 2012

Merchants of Cool: Candy Dandies – Grid; 2012

Historic Preservation Award – Awarded by The Pioneer America Society; 2012

Best Sweet Treat Award – Whyys Best of the Chefs; 2012

Now Open: Shane Confectionery – Philadelphia City Paper; 2011

Dandy CandyPhiladelphia Daily News; 2011

Rick Nichols: Sweet: Shane’s candy store finally looks ready to reopen -Philadelphia Inquirer; 2011

Shane, a Philadelphia candy institution dating back to 1863, reopens this monthPlan Philly; 2011

Sweet success: Brothers expand revival of old fashioned treats in Old CityNewsworks; 2011

Franklin Fountain Purchases America’s Oldest Candy StoreNational Ice Cream Retailers Association; 2010

Shane Shuts Its Doors – For NowPhiladelphia Inquirer; 2010

In a sweet ending, ‘oldest candy store’ spared -Philadelphia Inquirer; 2010

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