Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.
Turkish Delight (also known as Lokum), a genuine Turkish treat, is one of the most delectable sweets in the world. As seen in the movie, "The Chronicles of Narnia," this candy is covered in powdered sugar. Our Turkish Delight is made by the Turkish company Hazer Baba.
What is Turkish Delight?
Turkish delight is a soft and sweet gel-like confection, often lightly dusted in powdered sugar. Many varieties contain pieces of pistachios or hazelnuts, and may be flavored with rosewater or citrus fruit extract. Legends about the origins of Turkish Delight abound. Many involve a sultan of Turkey who ordered his royal confectioner to create a scrumptious delicacy, either to please his many wives, or because he was tired of hard candy and wanted something softer. Turkish Delight was introduced to Europe during the 19th century, and has been enjoyed by adults and children ever since.
Special Narnian Treat
Turkish Delight is perhaps best known for its starring role in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, part of the Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. In the book, the evil White Witch conjures a box of Turkish Delight to tempt one of the characters, Edmund, into betraying his siblings. Edmund cannot resist the savory Turkish Delight, which "was sweet and light to the center."
There are approximately 16-25 pieces per box.
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Mattash, Talofofo, GU December 23, 2012
“I just received my Turkish delights and Turkish figs and I have to say both are delicious! The figs not having sugar on them are just awesome. You guys knocked both these products out of the park! ”
Norberto, Ridgewood, NJ December 22, 2012
“Thank you for an excellent service: I got my order sent at 4PM and received it next day in the morning!
One of the best services I have ever got.
David, Costa Mesa, California December 8, 2012
“The items arrived quickly, the packaging made me laugh, they (Turkish Delight, peppermint malted milk balls) tasted great, and I don't feel I was nuts to purchase them. ”
Gary, Honolulu, Hawaii December 8, 2012
“The Nougat and Turkish Delight - delish! Difficult to find Nougat and Turkish Delight here so pleased to have come across your website - thank you for the prompt handling and shipping - Aloha from Hawaii!”
Mary, Dix Hills, New York December 7, 2012
“I ordered Turkish Delight candies, for my husband and I couldn't believe they were delivered the next day. Also, the turkish figs that were included were fresh and tasty. ”
Rebecca, St Louis, Missouri November 10, 2012
“I ordered early, thinking that things would be delayed due to the hurricane. Imagine my surprise when it took only the usual two days! I stocked up for Christmas baking, and got some sweets. The Turkish Delight is amazing, and the fruit slices are wonderful as usual. Dad loved the sample of the pistachios! This has become my go-to nut and candy shopping place. Not only are the prices great, the products fresh, there is a wide variety to choose from and the customer service is phenominal! ”
jane, kansas city, missouri November 9, 2012
“Wonderful treats beautifully packaged. Rapid shipping. My friends were delighted with their gifts - especially the turkish delight. Thank you. I will return.”
Lynn, San Jose, CA October 23, 2012
“I just got my order of jelly beans, Turkish Delight and Peanut Brittle. LOVE THEM!!! I will continue to shop here. Fantastic stuff!!! (and nuts too!)”
Julie, Roy, UT August 20, 2012
“Guys....that was DELICIOUS Turkish delight, and I appreciated the sample bag of cashews, too! I was asked to put together the centerpiece for a Wedding Reception table...starring Disney Princess Jasmine...so I added your Turkish Delight to the centerpiece. EVERYONE LOVED IT! Thanks for your help!”
Edward Prokopchuk , Elverta, CA June 22, 2012
“Delivered on time with something extra.
I have been wanting to find the turkish delight candy for twenty plus years. Thank you guys for fulfilling my wish and bringing back my childhood memories!”
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Randy, Baytown, tx July 22, 2014
“My girlfriend ordered a box of Turkish Delights from here, came in the mail. But the candy is fantastic, just have one or two after a meal and it gives you that pleasant feeling of having a desert. Powder Sugar on the outside is yummy, get a few boxes and give some to friends that love sweets. One side note, my post person made me sign to get the box. Worth it.”
Serving Size 31g (~1.1 oz.)
(Approx. 14.7 Servings/Pound)
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Sugar, Corn Starch, Water,Vanillin, Acidity Regulator: Citric Acid (E330).
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Approximately 60 pieces per pound.
Store at room temperature for up to 6 months.
Country of Origin: Turkey