The National Confectioners Association
expects an increase in Valentine's Day candy sales this year. They say lovers and friends will spend nearly three quarters of a billion dollars on chocolate alone. That should be good news for Chicago, long ago dubbed the candy capital of the world
. But, is it still true? That's one of the many questions Alison Cuddy had for candy expert Beth Kimmerle
. She says the era before the Great Chicago Fire gave the Windy City its foundation as a candy capital.