NECCO has surprise new owner

Metropoulos family business buys company

Metropoulos & co. logo
Metropoulos & co. logo

Sweetheart Candy Co. LLC, an entity owned by the Metropoulos family, has spent $17.3 million to buy the New England Confectionery Company (NECCO). The deal follows NECCO’s bankruptcy filing in April and the subsequent auction process. NECCO will now be a part of Sweetheart Candy Co. LLC.

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