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Images: Behind the scenes at Long Grove Confectionery

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Workers sort candy into bags at Long Grove Confectionery's production facility in Buffalo Grove.
  Workers sort candy into bags at Long Grove Confectionery's production facility in Buffalo Grove.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A popcorn turtle is covered in chocolate as it moves along the conveyor belt.
  A popcorn turtle is covered in chocolate as it moves along the conveyor belt.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Clara Perez weighs individual pieces of chocolate turtles.
  Clara Perez weighs individual pieces of chocolate turtles.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Individual pieces of chocolate are weighed at Long Grove Confectionery's production facility.
  Individual pieces of chocolate are weighed at Long Grove Confectionery's production facility.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Pretzels are bathed in while chocolate as they travel down a conveyor belt at Long Grove Confectionery.
  Pretzels are bathed in while chocolate as they travel down a conveyor belt at Long Grove Confectionery.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
The original Long Grove Confectionery building in historic Long Grove.
  The original Long Grove Confectionery building in historic Long Grove.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Toffee is boxed up for sale.
  Toffee is boxed up for sale.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Fudge cups topped with M&M candies for sale at the Long Grove Confectionery store in downtown Long Grove.
  Fudge cups topped with M&M candies for sale at the Long Grove Confectionery store in downtown Long Grove.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
The original Long Grove Confectionery building in historic Long Grove.
  The original Long Grove Confectionery building in historic Long Grove.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Isaias Gil breaks a huge sheet of toffee with a spatula at Long Grove Confectionery's production facility.
  Isaias Gil breaks a huge sheet of toffee with a spatula at Long Grove Confectionery's production facility.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Veronica Mendiola and Maria Tapia prepare boxes of chocolate.
  Veronica Mendiola and Maria Tapia prepare boxes of chocolate.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Pretzels are sorted before being covered with white chocolate.
  Pretzels are sorted before being covered with white chocolate.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Chocolate covered pretzels are weighed at the facility in Buffalo Grove.
  Chocolate covered pretzels are weighed at the facility in Buffalo Grove.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Lilia Acala weighs containers of chocolate covered pretzels.
  Lilia Acala weighs containers of chocolate covered pretzels.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
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