69°

Topics

BREAKING NEWS
Business
U.S. economy shows strong rebound with 4% growth in GDP for the second quarter
Fort Lauderdale
Helen Grace Chocolates bought by Florida investment firm BBX Capital
Helen Grace Chocolates bought by Florida investment firm BBX Capital

A Florida investment firm has purchased a sweet piece of Southern California history in Helen Grace Chocolates, a Lynwood candy maker whose truffles and chocolate confections became a fundraising engine for legions of children and their schools. The operation, owned by North Carolina's Shamrock Corp. since 2001, sells its products nationwide and has a few local shops, a number that has dwindled over the years. The company was founded by Bill and Helen Grace, who opened their first chocolate shop in 1944. The deal, announced Monday, follows other acquisitions by BBX Capital Corp. In December, the Fort Lauderdale investment firm entered the candy business with its purchase of...

Loading