Necco, Maker of Sweethearts and Wafers, Could Be No More

Is your favorite Valentine’s Day candy Sweethearts? Or do you like those chalky Necco Wafers? We have potentially bad news.

Necco, or the New England Confectionary Co, announced recently that the company may lay off up to 395 employees and shut down its operations in Massachusetts.

“We deeply regret and understand the uncertainty this action may cause our valued employees,”  Necco chief executive Michael McGee wrote.

The company also makes Mary Janes, Clark Bars and Candy Buttons.

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