Halloween and Christmas candy will be the focus of ECRM’s upcoming Winter Confectionery Efficient Program Planning Session, to be held Feb. 15-18, 2010, at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. For more information, visit www.ecrm.marketgate.com

R. M. Palmer Company

West Reading, Pa.

Palmer brand Eye Candy Mix features three different candy eyeballs, including fudge-filled Creepy Peepers, strawberry-flavored eyeball lollipops and eye gumballs. 
S.R.P.: $5 per bag

Brown & Haley

Tacoma, Wash.

Limited-edition Candy Cane Almond Roca is a yuletide take on The Original Buttercrunch Toffee, with chocolate and peppermint candy. 
S.R.P.: $7.99 per canister

Mars Chocolate North America

Hackettstown, N.J.

M&M’S Brand Chocolate Candies will come in a limited-edition Cherry Cordial flavor for Christmas 2010. As always, M&M’S are made with real chocolate. 
S.R.P.: $3.49 per bag

Ford Gum & Machine Co.

Lincolnshire, Ill.

Halloween Scary Sounds Pumpkins clip onto a child’s backpack and feature spooky sound effects at the press of a button. Each one comes with 1.1 oz. of Smarties candy.
S.R.P.: $1.59-$1.79 each

Farley's and Sathers

Round Lake, Minn.

TROLLI Gummi Mummies come in black grape, gray cherry, orange orange and transluscent strawberry colors and flavors. They’re available in 1.75-oz. boxes and are packaged in 30-count trays, four trays per case. 
S.R.P.: $0.59-$0.79


Revere, Mass.

Sky Bars feature three flavors of milk chocolate: peanut butter, crème and caramel. Each package features one of three characters from the Twilight saga: Bella, Edward or Jacob. 
S.R.P.: $1.00 per 2-oz. bar

Mars Chocolate North America

Hackettstown, N.J.

Dove Chocolate Snowflake Promises are hexagon-shaped with snowflakes embossed/imprinted on top. Foil wrappers also depict the snowflake design. 
S.R.P.: $3.99 per bag

Bazooka Candy Brands, A Division of the Topps Company, Inc.

New York

Ring Pop Christmas features four fat-free, red, white and green Ring Pops, in three flavors, all made with real fruit juice.
S.R.P.: $1.00 per bag