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America's favorite Valentine's Day candy is back, but not without a few hiccups

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 16, 2020, 2:03 PM UTC / Source: CNBC.comBy Amelia Lucas, CNBCSweethearts, the conversation heart candy, is back on shelves for Valentine’s Day after missing a year because of a change in its ownership.But consumers might notice a few changes — fewer pithy sayings, and a slightly different taste — and they won’t be quite as ubiquitous.Sweethearts’ original producer, New England Confectionery Company, went out of business in 2018. Round Hill Investments, which bought Twinkie-maker Hostess while it was in bankruptcy proceedings, purchased the bankrupt candy maker at auction but sold its Necco wa ...
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