New England Confectionery Company, Inc. ("NECCO"), the oldest multi-line candy company in the United States, produces timeless candy classics such as NECCO® Wafers, Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts, Mary Jane®, Clark®, Haviland® Thin Mints, SkyBar, Mighty Malts®, Candy House® Candy Buttons, Squirrel Nut Zippers®, Masterpieces, Candy Cupboard, and Candy Raisins. Founded in 1847, NECCO celebrated its 160th Anniversary in 2007 and has always been known for product safety and reliability.
NECCO Assorted Wafers consistently rank in the Top 10 in the non-chocolate count good category. NECCO's annual production of approximately 8,000,000,000 Valentine's Day Conversation Hearts enables NECCO to be the #1 Valentine's Day non-chocolate supplier.
NECCO's World Corporate Headquarters is located in Revere, MA, near Logan Airport. The company moved to this state-of-the-art candy facility from multiple sites formerly in Cambridge, MA, Pewaukee, WI, and Thibodaux, LA.
The Revere facility has very diverse manufacturing, packaging, and distribution capabilities for:
- Sugar Candies: wafers, hearts, lozenges, and dots.
- Chocolates Candies: thin mints, double dipped peanuts, chocolate covered raisins, malt balls, boxed chocolates, and molded chocolate bars with multiple fillings.
- Chewy Candies: fruit snacks, gummis, jujus, caramels, salt water taffy, and marshmallows.
- Packaging capabilities include boxes, cartons, laydown bags, pegboard bags, bars, gift boxes, tubs, and bulk.
NECCO's products enjoy nationwide distribution among all classes of trade, including mass merchandisers, drug stores, dollar stores, supermarkets, wholesalers, convenience stores, specialty retailers, and distributors.