Joseph Terry

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Joseph Terry was born in Pocklington, England, on November 11, 1793, to Thomas and Elizabeth. Growing up, he was an apothecary’s apprentice before opening his own business in Walmgate, York. He married Harriet Atkinson in 1823, and through his wife met Robert Berry, whose family made candied fruit peel. Joseph became immediately involved with the […]

Eduard Haas III

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Eduard Haas III was born near Vienna, Austria, in 1897, to Eduard II and Katharina. At age 18, he began manufacturing his grandfather’s recipe for baking powder. By 1915, he further innovated the product as “Hasin for the baking of health sponge cakes,” which is reportedly the first ready-made cake mixture. By 1918, Eduard’s baking […]

Reginald J. Groves

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A scientist, teacher and technical consultant, English-born Reginald J. Groves says coming to America to work was the most memorable experience of his career. Reg was born in London, on February 10, 1931, to Albert and Elsie. He went to Leeds Modern School, in Yorkshire, before being drafted for national service in the Royal Air […]

Thomas K. Zucca

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For Thomas K. Zucca, executive vice-president of L.J. Zucca, Inc., success has been the result of a strong work ethic instilled in him by his parents, Louis and Virginia. Born September 29, 1952, in Vineland, NJ, Tom attended Vineland High School before going on to Franklin & Marshall College, in Lancaster, PA, where he earned […]

Edward S. Seguine

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Edward S. Seguine was born December 15, 1946, in Long Beach, CA, to Robert and Helen. After attending Montebello Senior High School in California, he went on to the California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena, on a full, four-year North American Aviation Merit scholarship, graduating in 1968 with a B.S. in chemical engineering. Immediately after […]

Thomas A. Pagano

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A 40-year veteran of the candy business, Thomas A. Pagano has spent his career with Ferrara Pan Candy Co., Inc. Currently serving as senior vice-president and part-owner of Ferrara Pan, Tom has worked in all facets of the company, from sales and trade advertising to transportation, logistics and distribution. He is the third generation Pagano […]

Eric H. Ostrow

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Eric H. Ostrow, a 30-year veteran of Ce De Candy, Inc., says having great products to sell and a superior team behind his efforts are major factors in his success. He joined the company in 1980 and in 1986 he was promoted to vice-president of sales and marketing, the position he currently holds. Born November […]

Patricia L. Magee

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Patricia L. Magee says her early career in the confectionery trade press centered on self-development, the middle of her career was about customers, and her latter career and volunteerism focuses on others. She was born in Lancaster, PA, on December 8, 1952, to Janet and Thomas, and has a brother, John. Pat attended Lampeter-Strasburg High […]

Frederick J. Hintlian

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Frederick J. Hintlian was born in Boston, MA, to Vahan and Tarvis on June 25, 1953, and has three siblings, Andrea, Varney and Holly. He attended high school at Kimball Union Academy, in Meriden, NH, graduating in 1972. He went on to Tufts University in Medford, MA. While in college, Fred was a four-year All-New […]

Gary W. Guittard

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Gary W. Guittard was born April 8, 1946, in San Francisco, to Susie Jane and Horace A. He graduated from St. Ignatius High School in his hometown before attending the University of Denver, where he earned a B.A. in psychology. Gary spent two years serving with the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1971, he joined Honig-Cooper […]