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TORIE & HOWARD ORGANIC HARD CANDY PENETRATING BROADER RANGE OF CHANNELS AS CONSUMERS SEEK HEALTHY INDULGENCES

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TorieHowardLemonRaspberryEMNEW MILFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2015 – Torie & Howard’s organic, Non GMO hard candy is penetrating a broader range of channels, and internationally, as retailers look for products that satisfy consumers’ quest for healthier indulgences and clean ingredients.
Recent placements of 2-ounce recyclable tins of the candy range from the Mexico Pavilion at Disney’s Epcot Center, Biltmore Estate gift shop, Macy’s Chicago-area stores, and additional regional specialty retailers to the gluten free section of select Piggly Wiggly stores, said Torie Burke, company co-founder. In addition, Supervalue International is carrying the organic hard candy with an initial placement at Rustan’s Supercenters in the Philippines. The candy now is being sold by Sun Organism and Breeze Super in Taiwan through Preamax Trading, Burke said.
The Disney placement is through Swiss Connections, Punta Gorda, Fla., Biltmore Estate through First Source, Toano, Va., and Macy’s is direct. Piggly Wiggly is through KeHE Distributors, Romeoville, Ill. The organic hard candy now is available regionally at Baron’s Market and Lunardi’s in California; Metropolitan Markets, Washington, and Dierbergs Markets, Missouri, through UNFI of Providence, R.I. The candy also is being sold in Hiller’s Markets, Michigan, through Haddon House, Medford, N.J., and Better Health Stores, Michigan, and Ball’s Hen House, Kansas and Missouri, through KeHE.
The candy is USDA organic and kosher certified and contains no GMOs, preservatives, artificial dyes, casein, soy or gluten, Burke said. The 2-ounce recyclable steel tins have a suggested retail price of $3.99-$4.99. Also available is a 6-ounce handbag gift package with a suggested retail price of $7.99-$8.99, a Halloween assortment in a 10-ounce lie-flat bag with a suggested retail price of $6.99, and 5-pound bulk bags. More information is available by calling 1-888-826-9554 or online at www.TorieAndHoward.com.
About Torie & Howard:
Torie & Howard is a producer of all-natural, organic hard candy designed to satisfy consumers with discriminating palates who crave healthy, yet indulgent, snacks. The candy is USDA Organic and Kosher certified. The company was launched by color consultant Torie Burke and interior designer Howard Slatkin in early 2012 with headquarters in New Milford, Conn. In keeping with its pledge to produce snacks in ways that are as health-friendly, eco-friendly and socially conscious as possible, a portion of the proceeds is donated to Autism Speaks. The candy is available nationally through foodservice and about 4,000 retailers, including Whole Foods, The Fresh Market, Kings, Balducci’s, Dean & Deluca, Earth Fare, and Central Market, and online at www.TorieAndHoward.com. More information is available by connecting via https://www.Facebook.com/TorieandHoward, https://Twitter.com/TorieandHoward, and https://www.Pinterest.com/TorieandHoward/ or by calling 1-888-826-9554.

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