Although candy often resembles animals, science still maintains that you can’t catch a Swedish fish with a gummy worm or raise a Peep on circus peanuts alone. Celebrate candied curiosities with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $16 for an all-natural gum-making class for two (a $32 value)
- $32 for an all-natural gum-making class for four (a $64 value)
During each class, up to 10 students learn about rainforests and the history of candy while turning natural chicle into chewing gum in a flavor of their choice. As an added bonus, Groupon customers receive 20% off all products purchased or services booked on day of class.
Pete Behringer's passion for sweets ignited at the age of 14, when his mother founded Peterbrooke Chocolatier, the site of his first job. Pete’s profession hasn’t changed in three decades, and his passion and talent for handcrafting artisan confections has flourished. His insistence on weaving together simple, all-natural ingredients with an artisan touch earned him the proud title of Chocolatier of the Year for his gourmet chocolate treats, many of which are gluten-free, at Jacksonville's 2012 Taste of Chocolate Challenge. Within his candy shop, a century-old picturesque Victorian nestled in historical Springfield, he displays rainbows of jellybeans, sour gummy bears, vegan and gluten-free products, and colorful lollipops shaped like animals, airplanes, and Rorschach blots. When he's not spinning natural cane sugar into edible masterpieces, Pete hosts candy-making classes, parties, and events in his candy shop or on location. Sweet Pete's was featured on CNBC's The Profit in 2014. And now the company has teamed with Marcus Lemonis to open a 20,000 square foot candy shop.