2/13/2009

Companies including Brach's Confections, Sunrise Confections and Hershey all have candy-making operations in Mexico. Candy exports from across the border to the U.S. have more than doubled since 2002. According to a Department of Commerce report in 2006, lower sugar prices abroad are one reason the U.S. has lost more than 10,000 candy-making jobs since 1997.

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