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Friday, February 13, 2015

The Parrot Confectionery is one of Montana's oldest candy stores


HELENA -- Nestled along Helena's downtown walking mall sits one of Montana's oldest candy stores. It's called the Parrot Confectionery. 

The Parrot has been conjuring up a vast array of hand-dipped chocolates and soda fountain drinks since the early 1920's. 

Owner and confectionist Brian Ackerman said, “We make things here. We make a lot of confections."

Ackerman and his wife have owned the Parrot for five years now. And, with Valentine's Day near, it's been all about the chocolate-covered strawberries. 

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