Wolfgang Candy, a fourth generation family business in North York, is teaming up with a reality star next week at the National Confectioners Association’s Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago. On May 22, Lebanon Levi from the Discovery Channel reality show “Amish Mafia” will do a meet-and-greet at Wolfgang’s booth at the event.
He’ll help unveil Wolfgang’s new line of chocolates called Farmer’s Fair. The sweets are a throwback to the days when Wolfgang sold candy at at farmer’s markets in York, Hanover and Lancaster during the 1920s. According to a news release, Wolfgang is teaming up with Levi since the new candy has a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch style.
The popular and controversial series “Amish Mafia” follows a group of Amish and Mennonite men, who have taken on the task to protect and police the community in the wake of the 2006 Nickel Mines massacre at an Amish one-room schoolhouse. Read more about the show.
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