NEW MILFORD, conn. — American Licorice Co., maker of the Purple Vines and Bitter Patch manufacturers, has acquired Torie & Howard, a New Milford, Conn.-based confectionery model. Phrases of the transaction weren’t disclosed.
Launched in 2012 by co-founders Torie Burke and Howard Slatkin, Torie & Howard presents a spread of exhausting and chewy candies made with natural substances. Its merchandise are allergen pleasant, non-GMO, vegan and gluten-free.
Ms. Burke will be part of the American Licorice staff to proceed growing the model, the corporate mentioned.
The acquisition is the newest in a sequence of American Licorice investments, together with a minority funding in Theo Chocolate Inc., an natural, honest commerce chocolate model, and Aware Nourishment, LLC, maker of the dietary snack Zing bars.