Whitman's confections have been produced since 1842, originally by Stephen Whitman, in Philadelphia and currently, by Russell Stover Candies. The Whitman's Sampler, an assortment of boxed chocolates, after more than a hundred years, is still popular.
Schrafft's was founded as a candy company by William F. Schrafft in Boston, in 1861. ... PET milk purchased Schrafft's in 1967, breaking the ice cream, restaurant and cake, and candy operations into separate companies.
Bit O Honey
Bit-O-Honey is an American candy product; it first appeared in 1924 and was made by the Schutter-Johnson Company of Chicago, Illinois. Bit-O-Honey was a new kind of candy bar consisting of six pieces wrapped in waxed paper and then packaged in a cover wrapper.