PEEPS® Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Chicks Win A "Buyers' Choice - Best New Concept" Award
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Bethlehem, PA. June 9, 2010 – Just Born, Inc. is proud to announce that its first introduction into the chocolate segment - PEEPS® Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Chicks, received a Buyers’ Choice New Products Award at Sweets & Snacks Expo™. The show ran from May 25-27 in Chicago. Over 15,000 show attendees had the opportunity to vote for the best new products displayed by hundreds of vendors and they chose new PEEPS® Dark Chocolate Covered Chicks. Introduced for Easter 2010, they are also available in creamy milk chocolate and are wrapped in conveniently sized 1.0 oz. single-serve packages.
Chris Schneeweiss, Brand Manager for PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies, commented, “It is a tremendous honor that candy and snack buyers at our industry’s biggest show selected our new PEEPS® Dark Chocolate Covered Chicks. These PEEPS® have excited loyal fans and enticed newcomers, perhaps becoming our biggest hit ever.”
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®