Alfonso’s Award from the Latino Business Association

The Porras Family Los Angeles, CA. In 2002 Alfonso received an award from the Latino Business Association in Los Angeles California. The award was for Business under a Million. A business that led to friendship and new business relationships.

Monrovia Store

The Porras Family Grand opening for the Monrovia Store.

A Dream Come True

The Porras Family Just like the trailer kitchen, Alejandra and Alfonso remodeled a retail space alongside their children. After a lot of hard work, they opened up their first retail storefront, after a few years of working at the farmer’s markets. This was a dream come true for them. This allowed them to come to […]

Built their own Candy Trailer

The Porras Family Montebello, CA. With the help of their 4 kids, Alejandra and Alfonso Porras decided to build their own trailer after visiting the San Diego Swap meet. They decided to construct their own trailer to move around, bring to people and make fresh product in front of them. After 3 years of ensuring […]

Another P.S. Note

Karen’s Note This is a note that Karen Zittle wrote and sent to Alfonso after he told her about his idea to name the candy company he was going to start after her late husband, Walter. Along with that, she sent him a gold watch.

A Historic Legacy

Walter’s Books The Art of Candy Making When Walter passed, Karen Zittle sent Alfonso a few books from his collection on the art of candy making. She knew about his enthusiasm throughout the years and knew they were in the right hands to continue to keep the art of candy-making alive.

A Legacy of Candy-Making Across the Years

Walter and Karen New Jersey They were host parents to Alfonso’s sister Rinamai in New Jersey in 1971. Alfonso was 10 years old when she came back and he heard stories about Walter and his candy-making. Fascinated it sparked a desire for him to learn more and even as a kid he started experimenting in […]