2015-12-16 Torie & Howard - Handbag Gift Package of Organic Hard Candy in Walgreens Nationwide for Easter and Mother's Day

Posted on 11th Jan 2017


Placements for the organic hard candy, which is kosher certified and contains no

genetically engineered ingredients, are expanding across multiple retail channels.

NEW MILFORD, Conn., Dec. 16, 2015 – Torie & Howard’s gift handbag of organic hard candy will be in 6,725 Walgreens nationwide as an Easter and Mother’s Day seasonal feature reflecting increasing demand for products with clean ingredients across more retail channels.

The colorful 6-ounce gift package, with an assortment of four sophisticated flavor combinations, is shaped like a petite handbag and topped with a striped grosgrain ribbon for a handle. Torie & Howard is handling the sale to Walgreens directly, and the handbags are planned to be on the shelf in March, said Torie Burke, company co-founder. Suggested retail price for the handbags is $7.99, and they come six to a master case.

Other placements for the USDA organic and kosher certified hard candy, which has no genetically engineered ingredients, include additions of the 2-ounce steel tins in Publix Greenwise stores in Florida, Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy in Texas, and Big Y in Texas, all through UNFI of Providence, R.I. The tins also now are available at Lowes Foods in North Carolina, Buehlers in Ohio, and Spartan Stores in Michigan, all through KeHE of Naperville, Ill. Internationally, the handbags and tins have been placed in Zebra International, New Zealand, through American Trading International of Los Angeles and ABC stores in Guam through Hawaii InterContinental of Honolulu, Burke said.

The candy is available in five flavor duos, including Italian Tarocco Blood Orange and Wildflower Honey, California Pomegranate and Sweet Freestone Nectarine, D’Anjou Pear and Ceylon Cinnamon, Pink Grapefruit and Tupelo Honey, and Meyer Lemon and Raspberry. The tins have a suggested retail price of $3.99-$4.99 and are available eight per case with 12 cases to a master case.

All Torie & Howard candy is USDA Organic, and kosher certified, contains no preservatives, artificial dyes or genetically engineered ingredients, and also is free from major allergens, including soy, wheat, gluten, nuts, and dairy. Chewie Fruities soft fruit chew candies also are available in 4-ounce peg packs as well as a display shipper with a suggested retail price of $3.99. They ship six to a case and 48 to a master case. More information is available by calling 1-888-826-9554 or online at www.TorieAndHoward.com.