Karl Berry, defending, said that Brittles, who has a young son, had drink and drug issues but while on remand had shown a positive attitude to addressing his problems.
Peter Brittles has been sentenced to six years after battering his girlfriend and | |attacking a security guard
In another room, peanut brittle bubbled in huge copper vats before being spread by hand to cool on long metal tables.
They opened a shop on Western Avenue in Los Angeles, selling hand-made fudge, toffee, peanut brittle and several other candies.
On one car journey past the building, Mrs Brittle recalls her son asking: 'Mum, do you think I will ever get to Solihull School?
A lot of people including the headteacher didn't have the heart to take away his goal,' said Mrs Brittle.
Hammond's introduced its line of gourmet brittles
and other nut candies in 2013.