Swiss firm buys Niagara Chocolate

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Chocolat Frey, a Swiss firm, has bought SweetWorks, known locally as Niagara Chocolate/SweetWorks.

SweetWorks operates a production plant on Genesee Street in Cheektowaga that employs 200 workers. They also run a plant in Toronto, Ontario that employs 250 workers.

SweetWorks expects to keep current management and staff in place.

The deal is retroactive to the first of the year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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