Pearson's is known for its Salted Nut Roll, Bit-O-Honey candy, and Nut Goodie brands.
Family-owned, California-based Annabelle Candy is famous for such brands as Rocky Road, Abba-Zaba, and Big Hunk chocolate bars. It was founded in 1950 by Sam Altshuler and named for his daughter.
In a 2012 San Francisco Business Times profile of Annabelle Candy, the company's annual revenue was estimated to be about $15 million.
Source: "Pearson’s Candy, maker of Salted Nut Roll, Bit-O-Honey, sold to Annabelle Candy," Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal