2014.11.4 Torie & Howard's Organic Hard Candy Expands Rapidly Internationally

Posted on 3rd Nov 2014



The candy, which is also Non-GMO, kosher, and free of many allergens, now is available in South America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

NEW MILFORD, Conn., Nov. 4, 2014 – Torie & Howard’s organic, Non-GMO and kosher hard candy is rapidly expanding internationally as health-minded consumers are seeking “better-for-you” snack options from South America to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

The company recently added three new international distributors, Taurus Marketing, New Zealand, and Wholesome Harvest Private LTD, Singapore, along with significant retail placements, said Torie Burke, company co-founder.

On the retail side, 2-ounce recyclable steel tins of the organic hard candy now are available in Sun Organism, Fresh One, and Tanhou Food in Taiwan through Preamax Trading, and Cedele cafés, Singapore, through Wholesome Harvest, Burke said. Torie & Howard is handling the following retail placements directly: American Heritage, Germany and Austria; Great Good Place, Chile; Starlite Pharmacy, Trinidad and Tobago; City Super, Hong Kong, and Healthy Options, Philippines, she said. The company also has distribution in Canada through Gourmet Trading.

“The desire for healthier snack options resonates with consumers worldwide,” Burke said. “We have found people everywhere like the idea of a delicious treat that is free of many allergens and has clean ingredients, meaning organic with no preservatives or anything artificial.”

Torie & Howard organic hard candy is USDA organic and kosher certified and contains no GMOs, preservatives, artificial dyes, casein, soy or gluten.Each candy is just 12 calories.Flavors include the newly-introduced Meyer Lemon & Raspberry along with California Pomegranate and

Sweet Freestone Nectarine, Italian Tarocco Blood Orange & Wildflower Honey, D’Anjou Pear & Ceylon Cinnamon, and Pink Grapefruit & Tupelo Honey. The tins have a suggested retail price of

$3.99 to $4.99 and are available eight per case with 12 cases to a master case.The four original flavors also are sold in bulk and are available in a handbag gift package with a suggested retail

price of $7.99 to $8.99.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.