Saturday, March 12, 2011

End of an Era: Paskez Kosher Candy in Brooklyn Closes

It's always upsetting to see an inter-generation candy maker close up shop. Reported by the Lost City blog, the latest loss is Paskez Candy, a kosher candy line whose cheerful motto reads, "The greatest noshes come from Paskez." Begun in Hungary in the early 1900s and later moved to Brooklyn (first Crown Heights and later Midwood), Paskez produced a creative line of kosher confections, including the first kosher chewing gum. Click to Lost City to read further.

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