Raleigh Woman Revives NC Company That Made Peach Buds

Some people probably thought Dena Manning was out of her mind. Almost two years ago, she bought a Nashville, N.C., candy company in foreclosure. Manning, 52, of Raleigh, had no business experience, let alone any in the food industry. She had spent her adulthood as a stay-at-home mom, raising two sons and a daughter, stitching school uniforms, coaching...
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Butterfields Traditional Candy Company

Check out this great segment on UNCTV about Butterfields.
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New Life for Old Brands

… Butterfields Candy is another regional favorite that has recently been given a new lease on life. Founded in 1924, its signature product, a hard candy called Peach Buds, was a well-loved treat throughout the South. The company abruptly closed its doors in 2009 after the owner fell ill, and the candies disappeared from store...
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