10/15/2013

Carl Goldenberg, third-generation operator of Goldenberg Candy Co., passed away on Oct. 14 at the age of 85. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University and serving in the Air Force for four years, Goldenberg began his 55-year career in the confectionery business. Peanut Chews, a bar of peanuts coated in molasses and chocolate, have been produced in Philadelphia since 1917, and in 1949, the company phased out all other products to focus on the profitable Peanut Chews.

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