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Candy Business Welcomes Public with Open House

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Easter isn't too far away now; you have two weeks to help the Easter Bunny fill those baskets.

Peggy Gray Candies in North Springfield welcomed the community inside on Sunday for a special Spring open house.

It's just in time for one of their biggest holidays.

From candy coated pretzels to chocolate bunnies, they gave people an inside look at how they make their delicious treats for all seasons.

"We let people come in the back door, we give them samples, we fill them up with some free candy," said owner Jon Holliday, grandson of founder Peggy Holliday-Gray. "We give away a 200 dollar Easter basket... and they get to see hand dipping, and they get to see the Easter bunny at the same time."

The tours have been a tradition for the family company for almost all of its 91 years.

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