Tidbit about the 'Candy Man'
July 8, 2022
In the article "10 big Jewish inventions," published June 17 in the Heritage, the third entry, "Sam Born, the Candy Man," is about my grandfather. I recently retired as CEO of Just Born Quality Confections.
The article was mostly factual, but I do want to offer one correction: Sam Born, creator of Just Born, did not create Goldenberg's Peanut Chews, rather, Just Born purchased the Goldenberg Candy Company (based in Philadelphia, Pa.) in 2003 from the fourth generation Goldenberg family. In fact, David Goldenberg, founder of Goldenbergs in 1890, created the Peanut Chew in 1917 for, in part,...