American Licorice Company, maker of the Red Vines® and Sour Punch® brands, is very excited to announce that it has acquired the Torie & Howard® brand.
Torie & Howard was co-founded by Torie Burke and Howard Slatkin in 2012 with a pledge to produce health-friendly and socially conscious treats. Torie & Howard® Organic Hard Candy and Chewie Fruities® Organic Candy Chews were created to delight consumers with keen palates who crave indulgent treats with organic ingredients. The candies are USDA Organic and Kosher certified, allergen friendly, Non-GMO, vegan, and gluten free. American Licorice is also thrilled to announce that Torie Burke has joined the American Licorice team to continue developing the Torie & Howard® brand. American Licorice is currently integrating the brand and will provide more detail in the coming weeks.
John Kretchmer, CEO of American Licorice, indicated that the Company continues to focus on investing in happiness, our communities, people and the environment and the Torie & Howard® brand is a strong compliment to Red Vines® Made Simple, an all-natural, Non-GMO Project certified line of products. Torie & Howard also complements recent American Licorice investments, including a minority investment in Theo Chocolate Inc., the first organic, fair trade certified chocolate maker in North America, and an investment in Mindful Nourishment, LLC, the creators of the nutritional snack Zing® bars.