Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company

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Frankford Candy LLC
industry
Industrychocolate
Founded1947
FounderSam Himmelstein
HeadquartersFrankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia
,
USA
Key people
Stuart Selarnick (CEO)
Number of employees
200
ParentFamily Owned
WebsiteOfficial website

Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company is an American candy manufacturer, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded in 1947 by Sam Himmelstein. The current CEO is Stuart Selarnick. In recent years, Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company has become a very successful candy manufacturer. It is one of the largest producers of chocolate rabbits in the United States, making over 100 varieties.[1] In 2000, it started licensing popular children's TV characters, such as SpongeBob SquarePants.[2] Frankford produces their candy in China, Pennsylvania and Italy.[3]

Recently, it had bought Cap Candy, a division of Hasbro, and the Wonder Ball from Nestlé.

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References[edit]

  • Brubaker, Harold (2006-12-08). "Healthful treats, but candy, too". Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  • Kleiman, Dena (1989-03-22). "Where Chocolate Bunnies Come From". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  • Frankford Candy sweet on a license to thrill - Philadelphia Business Journal
  • Candy company acquires Wonderball brand - Philadelphia Business Journal
  • A sweetheart chocolate deal - Philadelphia Business Journal

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