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Saturday, October 20th, 2018
Spangler Adds to Candy Empire
Thursday May 24, 2018 1:42pm
Bryan, OH

By: Sheila McCrea

A Northwest Ohio candy company in Bryan is adding to their empire of candy.

Spangler Candy had the winning $18.83 million bid for Necco Candy Company, the maker of those little heart shaped candies. The New England Confectionery Company was sold at a federal bankruptcy auction in Boston.

Initially Spangler placed a starting bid of $14.5 million. Spangler Candy Company purchased the bankrupt company that produces Necco Wafers, Sweethearts and other iconic candies on Wednesday.

Several other candy companies were vying to buy the iconic candy maker as well.


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