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Confectionary Square Stick Machine

Display: Sweet Inventions
Culinary Technique: forming

Date: c. 1890

Manufacturer: Thomas Mills and Brother Company

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions: 7.75" h x 11" w x 8" d

Watch collection donor Mel Mickevic demonstrate this object with
Dean Christopher Koetke, School of Culinary Arts, Kendall College,
and Victoria Matranga, exhibition curator.

Hot candy rope was fed into this machine to be cut into sticks about one-half inch square. The pressing and cutting wheels expelled the candies onto the ramp. The handle on this restored machine is shorter than the original would have been.