Comments for: Nello V. Ferrara, candy executive who invented Atomic FireBall, dies at 93

Posted Feb. 09, 2012, at 8:32 p.m.

CHICAGO — Nello V. Ferrara, who created the iconic Lemonhead and Atomic FireBall candies for the Ferrara Pan Candy Co. that was founded in Chicago by his Italian immigrant father Salvatore in 1908, has died. He was 93. Ferrara, chairman of the candy company, died of cancer Feb. 3, in …

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