Hammond's Candies Expands Brittles Line with Seven New Flavors From rich buttery maple to truly hot and spicy, classic candy receives modern twist

DENVER, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hammond's Candies is introducing seven new flavors in its popular line of brittles – called Brittle Crisps -- giving the classic treat a fresh new edge. The new flavors include buttery Maple Walnut, imaginative Jalapeno & Lime Peanut Brittle, a sublime Sea Salt Caramel Drizzle Peanut Brittle and for the adventurous, truly spicy Cayenne and Cashew brittle.

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"These are flavors that help translate traditional, delicious candies for modern audiences," said Andrew Schuman, Hammond's president and CEO. "With the extension of our brittle line, we're giving people new reasons to reach for and enjoy the candies they grew up with."

Hammond's introduced its line of gourmet brittles and other nut candies in 2013. The new flavors – which also include Coconut & Spice, Dark Chocolate Drizzle and Cashew Brittle -- join a line-up that includes Toffee Crunch Peanut Brittle, Chocolate Dipped Peanut Brittle and Toffee Crunch Cashew Brittle. The entire line's recipes are inspired by heirloom formulas and are made with high quality ingredients. All are available in Hammond's award-winning packaging that showcases the "specialness" of candy and makes them ideal for gift giving. Brittles are packaged in 9oz re-sealable bags, with a suggested retail price from $3.99 to $4.99.

Visit Hammond's in May at the Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago to see the entire line of classic and gourmet candies, including chocolate bars, caramel and marshmallow confections, and classic candies.  More information is available at www.hammondscandies.com, or by calling 1-800-CANDY-99 (1-800-226-3999).  Follow Hammond's Candies on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hammondscandies and now on Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/hammondscandies/.

About Hammond's Candies
Founded in 1920, Hammond's is one of the nation's premier, classic candy brands, renowned for its stunning, hand-pulled candy canes and lollipops. Its diverse selection of candies includes an award-winning line of delicious milk and dark chocolate bars in imaginative flavor combinations.

A favorite among foodies and celebrities, Hammond's has been featured in multiple national publications and networks, including CNBC, the Food Network, Wall Street Journal, Martha Stewart Living, Every Day with Rachel Ray and countless regional and specialty media outlets. Hammond's fans find their delicious candies in Whole Foods, Nordstrom, Dean & Deluca, Cracker Barrel and hundreds of local and regional specialty shops around the world.

The fast-growing company makes its home in Denver, where it employs more than 120 and welcomes more than 100,000 visitors a year. Visit online at www.hammondscandies.com.

Media contact: Beth Dempsey, for Hammond's Candies
Email or 248.349.7810


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