BDW Students Will Provide Your International Candy Fix

A Sweet Spot, Indeed

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Four Boulder Digital Works students have thought of a sweet little startup to match candy lovers with their favorite candy brands.

International Candy, currently in beta, asks users to sign up and then complete a survey, indicating which candy from around the world they'd like to sample. When the project launches at the end of April, the goal is to create a matchmaking and penpal-esque platform that will match those who want to get a certain candy brand with people who live in the country where that brand is available.

The founder of the project, Jurg Schaeppi, thought of the idea when he moved to the U.S. from his native Switzerland, and started to send American candy over to his friends and family. There has to be a simpler way to do this, he thought. Schaeppi also runs a blog about his adventures in American candy at

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