Ye Olde Pepper Company

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Candy company on Derby Street which is known for its old-fashioned candies, Gibralters and Black jacks, a licorice based candy. Advertised as America's oldest candy company, their history dates back to 1806, when an English woman named Spencer was shipwrecked and landed in Salem. She started making Gibralters which the sailors took on their voyages.

See Also

Vertical File in Salem Collection - Gibralters

Vertical File in Salem Collection - Ye Olde Pepper Company

Ye Olde Pepper Candy Company Company Website

Hidden History of Salem by S. Saville, p. 115-117

Ye Olde Pepper Companie by W. L. Francis, Yankee Magazine, 1977