Torie & Howard Organic Hard Candy Now In Barnes & Noble Bookstores Nationally With Pear And Cinnamon Flavor

Pear & CinnamonNEW MILFORD, Conn., Jan. 13, 2014 –Torie & Howard’s organic and kosher certified D’Anjou Pear & Ceylon Cinnamon hard candy now is available in Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide. Samples of all four of Torie & Howard’s flavors will be available at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show Booth 2732.

The 2-ounce tins of the Pear & Cinnamon flavor are being sold in 677 Barnes & Nobles cafes, said Torie Burke, company co-founder. The Pear & Cinnamon candy also was selected for O, The Oprah Magazine’s exclusive O List in the current January issue, Burke said.

Previously, the bookseller had sold Torie & Howard’s Italian Tarocco Blood Orange & Wildflower Honey candy. “The Blood Orange and Honey flavor did very well for them, and we expect their café customers also will like the classic combination of pear and cinnamon,” she said.

Other flavors include California Pomegranate and Sweet Freestone Nectarine, and Pink Grapefruit & Tupelo Honey, which was named a sofi™ Award Finalist. 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 to $4.99 and the handbag gift package, also a sofi Award Finalist, is $7.99 to $8.99. The candy also is sold in bulk. More information is available by calling 1-888-826-9554 or online at


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 about 3,500 retailers, including Whole Foods, The Fresh Market, Kings, Balducci’s, Dean & Deluca, Earth Fare, and Central Market, and online at More information is available by connecting via,, and or by calling 1-888-826-9554.


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