Torie & Howard Hires Inside Sales Person

Torie & Howard has hired Carly Brunjes to handle inside sales for its line of organic, kosher and non GMO hard candy.

CarlyBrunjesBrunjes brings to Torie & Howard eight years of experience in areas such as customer service, advertising, data tracking, social media strategy, and other client/customer outreach efforts, said Torie Burke, company co-founder. Brunjes most recently worked for Fashion Bug, Mediassociates, Inc., and Western Connecticut State University. In addition to Brunjes full time responsibilities with Torie & Howard, she also is a volunteer member of the Financial Board of Ann’s Place, a nonprofit offering support to cancer patients and their families, and works as a residential counselor for a domestic violence shelter.

“As the customer base for our candy continues to grow, we want to ensure we remain focused on, and responsive to, all our customers’ needs, and adding Carly to our staff will help us do that,” Burke said.

Torie & Howard produces organic hard candy in four sophisticated flavors: California Pomegranate and Sweet Freestone Nectarine, Italian Tarocco Blood Orange and Wildflower Honey, D’Anjou Pear and Ceylon Cinnamon, and Pink Grapefruit and Tupelo Honey. All of the candy is free of preservatives, additives, and artificial flavorings. The 2-ounce recyclable steel tins have a suggested retail price of $4.99 and the 6-ounce handbag gift package is $8.99. The candy also is sold in bulk. More information is available by calling 1-888-826-9554 or online at

About Torie & Howard: Torie & Howard is a producer of all-natural, organic hard candy designed to satisfy consumers with discriminating palates who crave healthy, yet indulgent, snacks. The candy is USDA Organic and Kosher certified. The company was founded by color consultant Torie Burke and interior designer Howard Slatkin in 2010 with headquarters in New Milford, Conn. In keeping with its pledge to produce snacks in ways that are as health-friendly, eco-friendly and socially-conscious as possible, a portion of the proceeds are donated to Autism Speaks and the Wildlife Conservation Society.  The candy is available nationally through specialty food retailers like The Fresh Market, Kings, Balducci’s, Dean & Deluca, Earth Fare, and Central Market and many independent retailers as well as online at More information is available by calling 1-888-826-9554 or online.


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