Their confectionery business developed into Ganong Bros, Ltd, still a Canadian-owned confectionery company. In 1889 Gilbert White Ganong invented and patented a process for printing the company name on the bottom of chocolates and for years used the advertising slogan "The Maker's Mark on Every Piece."In 1896 Ganong was elected MP for Charlotte County; he was re-elected twice and in 1917 was appointed lieutenant-governor of NB.
Author MARGARET E. MCCALLUM
Links to Other Sites
A profile of the Ganong Family. From Library and Archives Canada.
The website for the Town of St. Stephen, the shopping and services heart of Charlotte County, NB. Often referred to as “Canada's Chocolate Town.”
The Chocolate Museum
A short history of The Chocolate Museum, of Chocolate, and of Ganong Bros. Ltd.