By Garland Pollard
Once an institution in New York, Bartons Confections candy is still around.
Founded in 1898, their site says that it was in 1938 that the company was started by Viennese chocolatier Stephen Klein. He started Bartons Salon De Chocolat Shops in the New York area.
We are fans of their peppermint bark. Sort of. Well it depends.
Sadly, they no longer have any of their own retail stores, though their products are sold in retail stores across the country and online including Amazon. Read below for many comments on the history and brand.