The Cardinet Candy Company was founded by Emile H.Cardinet in 1904. 1 Its products included the U-No Bar, the Baffle Bar, and Texas Tommy.

The factory was at 2152-2172 Market St. at West Grand Ave. In 1925, the candy was shipped to 28 states. 2

At some point Cardinet was acquired by Ralston-Purina; in 1978 Ralston-Purina sold the company to Annabelle's Candy in Hayward. 3

1951 Sanborn excerpt

Links and References

  1. Founder of Candy Firm, Emile H. Cardinet, Dies Oakland Tribune December 18, 1964
  2. 28 States Buy Candy of Cardinet Oakland Tribune December 6, 1925
  3. Mysterious Candy Maker from Checkerboard Square