MIKE AND IKE® RedRageous!™ and Lemonade Blends® Sweeten Convenience Store Sector Winning Two Awards
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Bethlehem, PA, October 7, 2010 – Candy-maker Just Born, Inc. is proud to announce that its new MIKE AND IKE® RedRageous!™ is a winner of the 2010 CSP (Convenience Store Petroleum) Retailer Choice Best New Product Contest in its Candy category.CSP Magazine invited retailers to vote for the winners.Award recipients will be further recognized at the NACS (National Association of Convenience Stores) Show being hosted in Atlanta this week.
The MIKE AND IKE® Brand also reports that its Lemonade Blends®won the 2010 Best New Product Award from Convenience Store News (CSN) in the non-chocolate candy category.The winner of this award was decided by a panel of convenience store customers.2010 marked the first full year during which Lemonade Blends was offered as a permanent product.
Donald Houston, Senior Brand Manager for Everyday Brands including MIKE AND IKE®, commented, “We have worked hard to develop delicious products with packaging options that target convenience store consumers. We are honored that both CSP and CSN awarded our MIKE AND IKE® RedRageous!™ and Lemonade Blends® with such recognition.”
The MIKE AND IKE® Brand was introduced in 1940.MIKE AND IKE® candies are kosher and gluten free.
Just Born, Inc. is a privately owned company founded in 1923 and headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, where it manufactures PEEPS®, HOT TAMALES®, MIKE AND IKE®, MIKE AND IKE® ZOURS® and TEENEE BEANEE® Brand Candies. PEANUT CHEWS® Brand Candies are produced in Philadelphia, PA.All Just Born candies are made in the U.S.A.
Just Born is a family-owned, candy manufacturer headquartered in Bethlehem, PA that has been in business since 1923. We make everyone's favorite candies: MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES®, GOLDENBERG'S® PEANUT CHEWS®, TEENEE BEANEE® Jelly Beans, and PEEPS®