"Be Mine," "Crazy 4 U," and "Sweet Thing," are just a few of the famed Brach's Conversation Heart sayings. You probably got these babies every Valentine's Day growing up, whether you liked it or not. So what would the holiday be without them? Let's not even entertain such a terrible thought!
Brach's Conversation Hearts are all sugar and nostalgia; everything that makes Valentine's Day great. The familiar apple, banana, cherry, orange, grape, and sweet mint flavors offer a taste of childhood Valentine's Days gone by, for better or for worse. But no matter how you remember your Valentine's Days of yore, Brach's Conversation Hearts are sure to be a sweet spot.
Each Heart is .50" in diameter and there is approximately 325 candies per pounbd or roughly 975 per bag
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Brach's Conversation Hearts Brach's Conversation Hearts are considered to be the best available! This is the traditional Valentine's Day treat with the sweet sayings offered in six delicious flavors.
- Price: $15.76
- My son's 4th grade math class used Brach's Conversation Hearts for an interesting lesson
- Review by BethVDW , 2/19/13
My son's fourth grade class used your conversation hearts for an interesting math discussion during their Valentines Day party today. His teacher, Kelly Johnson sent the following email to us after school. Can you tell us which if any of their theories are correct? Below is the teacher's notes of what they learned from their experiment:
Excellent discussion in math today re. conversation hearts. Each student got a cup of them and then sorted them by color and found:
Pink - 195
Purple - 98
Green - 154
White - 143
Yellow - 176
We looked at the mean, range, etc. Then we discussed why the discrepancy in colors--in particular between purple and pink.
Here were their ideas:
- Purple ones weigh more so they sunk to the bottom of the bin. Our bags were filled with hearts from the middle of the heap.
- Purple ones are more expensive b/c they require blue and red dye.
- Purple ones are most popular so they give less, enticing people to buy more.
- The company makes other candy and had more pink dye left over from something else.
- The purple color is too dark for the season and so less of them in the bag is more attractive for Valentines day.
We then watched a candy making video to see how dye is placed in taffy (couldn't find a video on conver. hearts.) If parents or kids have any other ideas of why purple was so significantly less than pink, please let us know!
Happy Valentines Day. :)
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