Pease's Candymaker will Move to St. Louis


SPRINGFIELD IL - Longtime Springfield candy maker Pease's is moving their production to Saint Louis after more than 80 years in the capitol city.

High gas prices and a rising minimum wage spurred the decision to merge with chocolate, chocolate, chocolate company. Pease's three stores in Springfield will continue to operate as they are now. The affected workers will be offered jobs elsewhere in the company.

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