Food Bites pp 175-176 | Cite as

Salt Water Taffy

  • Richard W. Hartel
  • AnnaKate Hartel


The heat of summer often means a trip to the beach. Sun, sand, and salt water – taffy, that is. The story goes that an Atlantic City candy maker’s shop got flooded in a storm, back in 1883, and the sea water got into all of his candies. When a little girl came in the next day to buy taffy, the shop owner jokingly told her to take some of his “salt water” taffy.


Salt Water Moisture Loss Peanut Butter Corn Syrup Salty Taste 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard W. Hartel
    • 1
  • AnnaKate Hartel
    • 2
  1. 1.MadisonUSA
  2. 2.MadisonUSA

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