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When Economy Sours, Tootsie Rolls Soothe Souls
one of “most e-mailed article” from NYT
“The recession seems to have a sweet tooth. As
unemployment has risen and 401(k)’s have shrunk”
“There may be historic precedent to the recessionary
strength of the candy business. During the 1930s, candy
companies thrived, introducing an array of confections
that remain popular today. Snickers started in 1930.
Tootsie Pops appeared in 1931. Mars bars with almonds
and Three Musketeers bars followed in 1932. “
“Candy companies are relatively recession-proof,” said Peter
Liebhold, chairman of the Smithsonian Institution’s work and
industry division. “During the Great Depression, candy
companies stayed in business.”