Welcome back to Goetze to Know Us, a series where we spotlight outstanding Goetze's Candy Company employees. We are happy to introduce you to Elmar! He has been a mechanic for Goetze’s the past 37 years! He was born and raised in Germany and has worked alongside 4 of the 6 generations of the Goetze family since 1986.
Name: Elmar Frank
Number of years employed by Goetze’s: 37 years
Caramel Creams or Cow Tales – if you had to pick one, which would it be and why?
Cow Tales, I enjoy their shape and they are good for on the go.
Do you have any memories with our products growing up?
Unfortunately, no. I grew up in Germany so I didn’t have access to them.
How do you eat your Caramel Creams? (eg: center first, all in one bite)
All in one bite!
Favorite Goetze’s flavor?
If you could describe your experience at Goetze’s in one word, what would it be?
Most memorable moment at work:
Working with so many generations of the Goetze Family (Generations 3-6). It’s great to see the evolution of the business and to have the opportunity to pass down my knowledge from generation to generation.
What does it mean to you to be a part of the team?
It’s exciting! Specifically working on new projects all the time!
Is there a quote that you live by that has helped you grow in your career?
One thing at a time so you can do it right the first time!