Every Christmas, we not only make candy, but we also go to a candy store and buy Christmas candy we can’t make. When we first came to Korea, candy stores weren’t easy to find, and we had to travel across Seoul to the Express Bus Terminal where there is a mall to find a candy store. However, now we are much luckier, and we can find fancy candy closer to home. The place we usually go to get our Christmas candy is a shop at the mall called Beeny Weeny.
Beeny Weeny is always good about carrying holiday candy. On Halloween, we also go there for Halloween candy. Beeny Weeny is the only place we have seen Christmas candy canes in Korea. We didn’t see them even at the Express Bus Terminal mall. Beeny Weeny not only has traditional candy canes, but they also have all kinds of other interesting candy canes of different flavors.
If you remember when I did the blog about Stick’s Day, Beeny Weeny also carries sticks. They don’t carry just the regular sticks like you find in places like E-Mart and Home Plus. They carry fancy kinds of sticks with flavors and colors you don’t always find in the regular stores.
This is just a small portion of their jaw breakers.
The number of jaw breakers is endless! They have not just gummy bears, but all different kinds of gummy everything like fish, eggs, frogs, etc. There were so many different kinds of gummy everything that I couldn’t get pictures of all of them for you. They also have huge lolly pops.
You can’t forget about chocolate. There are lots of chocolate things at Weenie Beenie too. They have turtle candies like my dad used to eat which I think would make a nice Christmas candy. The have all kinds of chocolate balls. I have no idea what is inside all of them. They also have kinds of chocolate in packages that everyone is familiar with.
The shop is always crowded with families that have children. The children love this shop! Didn’t you expect that? My daughter and son in law love this shop too, and they are in their 20’s. The thing I like about it is that I can get the nice traditional candies for holidays. Like everyone else, I like candy, but I don’t eat candy like my daughter and son in law do. To them, candy is a staple of life.
There was a time that sugar didn’t exist in Korea, but the Koreans have really caught up with the rest of the world. There was a time since I have come to Korea that it was harder to find shops like this, but this kind of candy is in several places like book stores, toy stores, the movie theater, etc. Beeny Weeny is giving the Koreans who have a sweet tooth exactly what they want. I don’t have to ask you if you are ready for Christmas candy because I know everyone is. I hope you all get your favorite candy at Christmas.