Patrick Hurley Named International Sales Director

Bryan, OH - January 2004: Spangler Candy Company has announced the appointment of Mr. Patrick L. Hurley to the position of Sales Director-International, effective January 1, 2004. In his new position, Mr. Hurley will be the primary contact for Spangler's international sales business. He also will be responsible for the development and maintenance of procedures, manuals, logs, and other information needed to comply with new and existing government, industry, and company standards and requirements.

At the same time, Mr. Hurley will continue to work on technical services and research for Spangler and for the company's full line of confectionery products. "Pat Hurley has a lot of experience and enthusiasm in the confectionery industry, as well as with international business," said Denny Gunter, Vice President of Sales for Spangler. "He is well-respected and appreciated throughout the industry, and his knowledge will be a benefit to the customer and Spangler Candy Company.

In June 2003, Mr. Hurley became the first person to be awarded all three of the candy industry's major service awards when he was inducted into the Candy Hall of Fame. He received the 55th annual Kettle Award in 2000, and the Stroud-Jordan Award in 1990. He has been an employee at Spangler Candy Company for more than 30 years. He and his wife, Laurie, reside in Bryan.

About Spangler Candy Company
In business since 1906, Spangler Candy's line of quality confections includes Dum Dum Pops, Saf-T-Pops, Circus Peanuts and Marshmallow Treats, Atomic Fireball® and Lemonhead® Lollipops, Spangler Chocolates, Spangler Candy Canes and Cane Classics®, Dum Dum® Candy Canes, Jelly Belly® Candy Canes, Sour Punch® Candy Canes, and Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas candies.

For information, contact Spangler Candy Company at 1-888-636-4221, or visit our websites: and

Jelly Belly® is a registered trademark of Jelly Belly Candy Company.

Lemonhead and Atomic Fireball are registered trademarks of Ferrara Pan Candy Company.

Sour Punch® is a registered trademark of the American Licorice Company.

Contact: Diana Moore Eschhofen, Marketing Administrator
Phone: (888) 636-4221

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