What is the Lunar New Year chuen hup, or candy box, and what are the auspicious meanings behind the snacks found inside? 

Lunar New Year

  • As we welcome the Year of the Ox, kids are sure to get just as excited about the traditional candy box as they are about red packets, or lai see
  • Besides sweets, the box is typically filled with lucky snacks such as coconut, mandarins, melon seeds and lotus seeds, which invite weath, success and love

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