Piedmont Candy, located in Lexington, N.C., is famous for its corn syrup-free Red Bird peppermints that melt in your mouth. Watch how they're made, just in time for the holidays. Justine Miller jmiller@mcclatchy.com
Piedmont Candy, located in Lexington, N.C., is famous for its corn syrup-free Red Bird peppermints that melt in your mouth. Watch how they're made, just in time for the holidays. Justine Miller jmiller@mcclatchy.com
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