Everything You Need to Know About the New Candy Stores at Ikea

June 24, 2015

Next time we go to Ikea, we’re beelining straight for the candy bins. Starting this summer, the furniture giant will open candy shops inside most of its U.S. locations. So, what exactly is Scandinavian candy? And what should we be filling our bags with next time we’re shopping for home goods? We spoke to Ikea food manager Patricia Meumann to find out.

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The majority of the candies are Swedish; the licorice is Finnish. In Sweden, Meumann said, “small candy, called smågodis, is part of their culture.” The Ikea candy shop is all about the…