In The News
We love our customers, and our customers love us. That's why, from leading TV and radio programs to premier publications, James' & Fralinger's famous products have been featured and celebrated time and time again. We don't fix what was never broken about the boardwalk's favorite treats, and that's why when you shop with us, you know you're going to get exactly what you want. See our featured news stories below and find out why people love our chocolate fudge, salt water taffy, chocolate confections, and macaroons so much.
For press inquiries, please contact Lisa Glaser Whitley at (609) 344-1519 x5532.
It's summer at the shore and beachgoers are surely enjoying some saltwater taffy, but just who invented it is still a sticky debate.Click Here
Salt water taffy, the colorful, sweet and sticky candy, shares its birth with the humble beginnings of the Jersey shore culture.Click Here
Salt water taffy has been part of the Shore experience for decades.Click Here
The Daily Meal: "24 Best Boardwalks for Food in the U.S."
The Daily Meal lists James Candy Company and our salt water taffy number 2 on their list of best boardwalk foods. See our storefront in the article's lead picture.Click Here
People: "Food Gifts From Every State"
People Magazine names “James Candy” as New Jersey’s regional culinary treat for a perfect food gift!Click Here
The Living Well Network: "My Family Recipe Rocks"
Joey Fatone from “My Family Recipe Rocks” visits Atlantic City and learns the history of Salt Water Taffy and what makes our taffy so special!Click Here
ABC "The Bachelorette": How To Make Salt Water Taffy
Desiree Hartsock and one lucky suitor will learn to make some of James' Candy’s signature treats!Click Here
Fralinger’s Salt Water Taffy receives a premiere spot on Boardwalk Empire set.Click Here
CBS “Talk Philly”: How To Make Salt Water Taffy
Ukee Washington interviews Lisa Glaser Whitley about Salt Water Taffy and James Candy Company Factory Tour.Click Here
ABC’s “The Chew”: Under the Boardwalk
Fralinger’s Salt Water Taffy is featured on ABC’s “The Chew” in which Jason Roberts shows viewers how salt water taffy is made and the crew makes recipes inspired by the summer boardwalk.Click Here
Press of Atlantic City: Governor Christie Visits James Candy
Governor Christie stops off at the Boardwalk for a personal tour of the James Candy Co.’s operations.Click Here
Press of Atlantic City: Summer a Sweet Time for Taffy Maker
Owner, Frank Glaser is featured in this article about his confectionery business.Click Here
The Philadelphia Inquirer: Chocolate Magic
Frank Glaser and his daughter Lisa Glaser Whitley – fifth generation – on chocolate making and Valentine’s Day.Click Here
Real Simple Magazine: Money & Main St.
Salt Water Taffy is highlighted as a ‘best pick” for vacation eating.Click Here
Debut April 2008 – Ongoing
Food Network – “Unwrapped”: Old School
Fralinger’s Macaroons are featured in this special about “old school” foods.
Martha Stewart Living: A Seaside Tradition
A long-time beach-town favorite, salt water taffy has a history that’s nearly as varied as its flavors.
Martha Steward Living Radio: Salt Water Taffy
Hosts Kim Fernandez and Betsy Karetnick interview Lisa Glaser Whitley about the history and manufacturing of salt water taffy.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Tasty Treats At the Shore
Writer Dianna Marder covers the shore experience of snacking from one end of the boardwalk to another.Click Here
Gentlemans’ Quarterly: My Sweet Life
Alan Richman writes of his eternal search for the best desserts
Debut February 2008 – Ongoing
Food Network – “Unwrapped”: Mintastic
Marc Summers goes behind the scenes to look at “mint” makers.
NBC Today Show: Summer Unwrapped
The Today Show invites Marc Summers of The Food Network to talk about “Summer Treats”, a go-behind the scenes of a variety of summertime goodies including James’ Salt Water Taffy and Fralinger’s Salt Water Taffy.