The411: DB Bourbon Candy adds flavor to area events

The411:  DB Bourbon Candy adds flavor to area events

The411: DB Bourbon Candy adds flavor to area events

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by Sherlene Shanklin

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 16, 2010 at 11:36 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 16 at 9:01 PM

The411:  When there's an event in Kentucky many call upon DB Bourbon Candy to provide a sweet treat for their guests.  Robyn Stuart of Frankfort runs a very successful home business based on an original candy recipe her mother Johnnye Smallwood Cunningham created.  Cunningham would make the bourbon balls rolled in powered sugar during the holidays.  When Cunningham died in 2002, her daughter Robyn stepped right in to carry on the family tradition.  

Today, the business has 38 different flavors other than her traditional bourbon balls.  DB Bourbon Candy has expanded to chocolate covered grapes, pineapples and strawberries.  This past Kentucky Derby they introduced a bourbon cheesecake.  It was a hit at "The Slice".  Other events DB Bourbon Candy has participated in "The Gala", "The Grand Gala", "100 Black Men Annual Derby Gala", "Barnstable-Brown Derby Gala," "All White Derby Eve Party", and the "Ivy Promotions & VIPP Communications Pre-Derby All Star Jam".  

To get additional information about the only African American owned company of it's kind in Kentucky and the products they provide for weddings, private parties, corporate and holiday gifts go to wwww.dbbourboncandy.com.     

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