Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. has been engaged in the manufacture and sale
of confectionery products for 108 years. Our products are primarily sold
under the familiar brand names, Tootsie Roll, Tootsie Roll Pops, Caramel
Apple Pops, Child’s Play, Charms, Blow Pop, Blue Razz, Cella’s chocolate
covered cherries, Mason Dots, Mason Crows, Junior Mints, Charleston Chew,
Sugar Daddy, Sugar Babies, Andes, Fluffy Stuff cotton candy, Dubble
Bubble, Razzles, Cry Baby, Nik-L-Nip and EI Bubble.
We believe that the differences among companies are attributable to the
caliber of their people, and therefore we strive to attract and retain superior
people for each job.
We believe that an open family atmosphere at work combined with
professional management fosters cooperation and enables each individual to
maximize his or her contribution to the company and realize the
We do not jeopardize long-term growth for immediate, short-term results.
We maintain a conservative financial posture in the deployment and
management of our assets.
We run a trim operation and continually strive to eliminate waste, minimize
cost and implement performance improvements.
We invest in the latest and most productive equipment to deliver the best
quality product to our customers at the lowest cost.
We seek to outsource functions where appropriate and to vertically integrate
Gordon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and
operations where it is financially advantageous to do so.
Ellen R. Gordon, President and Chief Operating Officer
We view our well known brands as prized assets to be aggressively
advertised and promoted to each new generation of consumers.
We conduct business with the highest ethical standards and integrity which
are codified in the Company’s ‘‘Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.’’