Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Ferrara Candy Company
  • Street Address: 404 W. Harrison St., Suite 650
  • City: Chicago
  • State, or Country if outside the US: IL
  • Zip Code: 60607

Submitted By

  • Name: Andrew Oppenheimer
  • Title: General Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity):
  • Telephone Number: 773-692-8493
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: General Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 8359
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 10/2/2021 – 10/9/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 3/30/2022
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 4/29/2022
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Ferrara Candy Company - Notice of Data Event - ME.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months; Equifax; Complimentary access to identity restoration, fraud consultation, and credit monitoring