AfChain Betises of Cambrai "Help Yourself" mint flavored hard candies have been a French specialty since 1830, long adored for their refreshing and...View full details
In 1830, Emelie Afchain was a young teenager and an apprentice at his family’s confectionary shop. He made a mistake while manufacturing candies for his family’s business, for which his mother chatised him. However, to her surprise they ended up selling very well! Customers loved how refreshing and digestive these hard candies were and they were soon known as the “Bêtises of Cambrai”.