Tag: Santa Helena



Paçoquinha: a peanut treat that tastes like Brazil

It was the 1980s when Renato Fechino and his brother started mixing ground peanuts with sugar in a PVC pipe while waiting for the factory’s candy batch to be ready. “We would do it in a very improvised way”, he remembers. The Santa Helena factory was founded in 1942 by his grandfather, José Marques Telles, […]