Legendary Status

Chocolates and toffees come and go in fads, but the perennial appeal of “Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls” lives on and after all these years the factory remains. The same sweets are produced in the same, careful manner; over gas fires and hand-made. How many Wiganers at the turn of the century could ever have imagined that the delicious minty sweet they enjoyed was to become such a local legend?