AF Chain – Betises of Cambrai Candies Violet Flavor, Metal Box 75g

AF Chain – Betises of Cambrai Candies Violet Flavor, Metal Box 75g

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Fragrant violet flavored hard candies that come in Afchain’s signature tin box!

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These Metal Box Collection Candies Violet Flavor are a delicacy from Cambrai, France. Also known as bêtise candies, the name pokes fun at Emilie Afchain, a teenage boy who created this treat by accident in 1830! Customers of that time ended up loving how refreshing and digestive these candies were. Afchain Confectionary now offers a variety of fruity and floral flavors in addition to their original mint flavor.

Additional information

Weight 2.65 oz
Dimensions 4 x 4 x 1.5 in

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”.