Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of confectionery products. The company's customers include wholesale distributors of candies, groceries, supermarkets, variety stores, dollar stores, chain grocers, drug and discount chains, cooperative grocery associations, warehouse and membership club stores, vending machine operators, the U. S. military and fund-raising charitable organizations. Its principal markets are in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company was founded by Leo Hirshfield in 1896 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.