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TWIZZLER TWIZZELATORS Candy
TWIZZLER PULL-N-PEEL Candy
TWIZZLER GOODIES Candy Coated Licorice
TWIZZLERS Rainbow
TWIZZLERS No Sugar Added
TWIZZLERS Sweet & Sour
TWIZZLERS Peanut Free
TWIZZLERS Peanut Free
  • All wrapped Twizzlers, Rainbow Twizzlers, Nibs, Super Nibs, Pull-n-Peel and Twerpz products sold in Canada are labeled Peanut Free.
  • These Twizzler products are made in a Peanut Free facility and are also free of all other nuts.
  • Unwrapped Loose Count licorice (individual unwrapped pieces sold mostly at convenience stores), although produced at a Peanut Free facility, ARE NOT labeled Peanut Free because of potential exposure to allergens at the retail level.
  • Make sure that if you or your children have food allergies that you always read the label before consuming any product.

HERSHEY CANADA IS A ANAPHYLAXIS CANADA CORPORATE SPONSOR

Hershey Canada works closely with government agencies to improve food and labeling standards and has long supported consumer organizations focused on educating consumers on how to manage food allergen risks.

Hershey Canada does manufacture a variety of confectionery brands, some of which include ingredients such as milk, peanuts, almonds, and other nuts, egg, soy and wheat, which can be allergenic to some individuals. We employ a comprehensive and stringent "ingredient handling protocol" in all plants where allergenic ingredients are present to ensure that any risk of crossover into products is minimized. As appropriate, we also use precautionary labeling such as "manufactured in a facility that processes peanuts", to provide additional information that is helpful to consumers in managing allergen risks.

You can contact our consumer response centre at 1-800-468-1714 for more information.




History
Y&S Candies, the manufacturers of TWIZZLER candy, was one of the first confectionery firms in North America. The company was established in 1845 as Young and Smylie and adopted Y&S as its trade-mark in 1870. National Licorice Company was created in 1902 through the merger of three small firms: Young & Smylie, S.V. & F.P. Schudder and H.W. Petherbridge.

In 1908 a plant was opened in Montreal and in 1929 the TWIZZLER brand was established.

The company changed its name to Y&S Candies Inc. in 1968 and was acquired by Hershey in 1977.

Timeline
1845 - Young and Smylie confectionery firm is established.

1870 - Y&S is adopted as the company trade-mark.

1902 - National Licorice Company established with the merger of Young and Smylie, S.V. & F.P. Schudder and H.W. Petherbridge.

1908 - Plant was opened in Montreal

1929 - TWIZZLER brand was established

1968 - National Licorice Company is renamed Y&S Candies, Inc.

1977 - The Hershey Company acquires Y&S Candies, Inc.

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