PODCAST: Be like Wonka and step into the world of sugar with Candy Warehouse’s Nicole Marte

With Halloween around the corner, the American focus on candy becomes an almost dominating force. The sugary world of confections has its own set of issues, from arguments about what defines candy—is chocolate really candy?—to trends and innovations—”unicorn poo” really is a thing. We sit down with Nicole Marte, manager of the sweet, sweet heaven known as Candy Warehouse to discuss these things and more.

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Brian Addison has been a writer, editor, and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food and culture to transportation and housing. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 16 nominations and two additional wins for Best Political Commentary for his work at KCET and Best Blog for Longbeachize, a section of the Long Beach Post. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.