Who: Hanson Watkins, Confectioner
What: Indie Candy, Big-Eight Allergen-Free Confectionary
Where: Birmingham, Alabama
Hanson Watkins, proprietress of Indie Candy, knows her way around a confectionary shop. And unlike a large commercial operation — with super-speed computerized equipment that turns out 25,000 pounds of chocolate per run — she makes highly specialized, limited-quantity candy, and prefers to work with equipment that has stood the test of time.
Here is a look at how Watkins (and a small candy company) works their magic through their tools.