For over a century the New England Confectionery Company, better known as NECCO, had been making those iconic Valentine's Day candies with messages like "BE MINE" and "MISS YOU." But after abruptly closing its doors last year, the supply of those chalky candies seemed in doubt. David Meyers speaks to TicToc's Alexis Benveniste on how companies across the country are fighting to fill the hole in America's heart-candy desires.
Alexis's latest report: There’s a War Raging Over Valentine’s Day Profits
You can follow Alexis at: @apbenven
TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by David Meyers (@davidfmeyers), produced at Bloomberg Worldwide HQ in New York City. You can follow up with us and watch our reporting @tictoc. If you like it, be sure to rate us on iTunes, and tell your friends!
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