Jordan Almonds: Traditional Wedding Candy

Jordan almonds have long been the traditional wedding candy.  The origins and historical meanings are many.  

In Italy, the candy is called confetti.  Confetti has a thinner coating and are generally more expensive than the jordan almonds used in the states.  In France, they are called Dragees and in Greek Wedding Traditions they are called Koufetta.  

Used in bomboniere (favors) jordan almonds at a wedding represent similar meanings throughout the world.  Almonds have a bittersweet taste, which represents life. The sugarcoating is added with the hope that the newlyweds' life will be more sweet than bitter.

Jordan almonds or confetti are always used in odd numbers. The odd number cannot be divided just as the new couple cannot be divided.

White jordan almonds are for Weddings.

Pink and blue for Baptism or Christening.

Red jordan almonds are used for Graduations and Asian weddings.  (The red is considered good luck)

Green for Engagements

Jordan almond wedding candy is often presented in a small box or tulle bag. Jordan Almond Flowers  are a unique and elegant way to include the jordan almond theme into your wedding or event.

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