These Troops Are Really Moving Out

Patriotism plays big at the candy counter for this manufacturer of gelatin GIs and other martial munchies

They're green, gummy, and coming to a candy bowl near you. "They" are Gummi Army Guys, chewy candies shaped like soldiers in two distinct flavors: "artillery apple" and "cherry bomb." Sales of the $1 candy quintupled when the Iraq war started, and maker Albanese Confectionery Group is now achieving sales of 2,000 packages a day.

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