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  • Making peppermint candy that melts in your mouth

    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.

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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