NEW MILFORD, conn. – American Licorice Co., maker of the Pink Vines and Bitter Patch manufacturers, has acquired Torie & Howard, a confectionery model primarily based in New Milford, Connecticut. Phrases of the transaction weren’t disclosed.
Launched in 2012 by co-founders Torie Burke and Howard Slatkin, Torie & Howard affords a variety of exhausting and chewy candies made with natural elements. Their merchandise are appropriate for allergens, not genetically modified, vegan and gluten free.
Ms. Burke will be a part of the American Licorice crew to additional develop the model, the corporate mentioned.
The acquisition is the newest in a sequence of investments by American Licorice, together with a minority funding in Theo Chocolate Inc., a fair-trade natural chocolate model, and Conscious Nourishment, LLC, maker of Zing dietary snack bars.