Candy is no longer kids’ stuff. In an effort to court adults, manufacturers are churning out exotic flavor options for retailers. “My customers treat chocolate like a food and not just a treat,” said Matt Caputo, CEO of Tony Caputo’s Market & Deli. The Salt Lake City retailer carries more than 400 SKUs of chocolate bars from the U.S., Europe and South America, as well as from local chocolatiers. “They don’t buy separate candy for their kids; they buy ...

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