Dating tootsie toys

Americans just can’t get enough of their “Chocolate Tootsie Rolls.” Those Tootsie Rolls have gotten so popular that they have to take out ads in the trade papers cautioning their customers against accepting inferior imitation.But who is this “Stern & Saalberg” who is taking all the credit for Chocolate Tootsie Rolls? As candy nostalgists know, Leo Hirschfeld is the official hero of the Tootsie Roll saga.

It’s 1909, and The Stern & Saalberg Company has a candy hit.Tootsietoy redesigned their Mack truck in 1933 and this model No.801 Mack Express Stake Truck (Semi-Trailer) was the first in the series.The next thing you know, it’s 1917, Tootsie Rolls are a huge commercial hit, and the company changes its name to “The Sweets Company of America.” From that point out, the Tootsie empire grows in leaps and bounds.The story of Tootsie Roll after 1917 is one of a big candy company getting bigger.

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