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After 87 Years, Price Candy Co. Closes Its Doors: Bank Forecloses on Factory in Richmond
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TitleAfter 87 Years, Price Candy Co. Closes Its Doors: Bank Forecloses on Factory in Richmond
AbstractArticle about the closing and liquidation of the Price Candy Company, "an 87-year-old confectionery manufacturer" founded in the old downtown Jones Store building. Description of the company's history, founded in 1913 by Charles Price, sold in 1982 to Minnesota Twins owner Carl Pohlad, then in 1990 to a Japanese subisidiary and again in 1996 to investors including David's Cookies, with the factories at Richmond, Missouri, and Hunt Midwest SubTropolis closed in 2000.
NotesSee also the Kansas City Star article, "Candy Firm Just a Swee Memory," on page C1 for more history of the Price Candy Company and news of its assets auctioned off.
DateMay/2/2000
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationMicrofiche: Newspaper Clippings--Businesses--Metro Area
PageD5: 1
Local SubjectPrice Candy Company
Confectioneries
Confectioneries
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID108121
CONTENTdm number22751
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