Bethlehem, PA, November 9, 2009 – Just Born, Inc. and its family of associates are proud to announce that Ross J. Born, Co-CEO, was recently inducted into The Candy Hall of Fame in Tampa, FL.
The National Confectionery Sales Association (NCSA) hosts the annual Candy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, at which it recognizes the achievements of industry leaders drawn from across the world.
Ross Born has been active in the confectionery industry since 1978, when he entered the family business. He serves as the company’s co-CEO alongside his cousin David N. Shaffer, with whom he has worked for the past 31 years.Born is active in the confectionery business, working with the National Confectioners Association (NCA) for more than 20 years in a variety of positions. He is currently the ex-officio chairman.
Just Born, Inc.
Just Born, Inc. is a privately owned company founded in 1923 and headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, where it manufactures PEEPS®, HOT TAMALES®, MIKE AND IKE®, MIKE AND IKE® ZOURS® and TEENEE BEANEE® Brand Candies. PEANUT CHEWS® Brand Candies are produced in Philadelphia, PA.Just Born employs 475 associates.
Just Born is a family-owned, candy manufacturer headquartered in Bethlehem, PA that has been in business since 1923. We make everyone's favorite candies: MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES®, GOLDENBERG'S® PEANUT CHEWS®, TEENEE BEANEE® Jelly Beans, and PEEPS®