CHICAGO -- E.J. Brach Corp. here has entered into an agreement to acquire Brock Candy Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.
The transaction is expected to be completed near the end of October. The new company will be known as Brach & Brock Confections Inc. and will maintain offices in Chicago and Chattanooga.
Kevin Martin, president of Brach, will continue as president and chief executive officer of Brach & Brock Confections. Paul K. Brock, president of Brock, will be chairman.