Candy Product Update
August 21, 2008
Mike and Ike & HOT TAMALES Cotton Candy
Taste of Nature, Inc.
Beverly Hills, Calif.
Taste of Nature is expanding its offerings through a license agreement with Just Born, Inc. to include HOT TAMALES and Mike and Ike. Mike and Ike brand Cotton Candy will feature three flavor blasts: cherry, lemon and lime. HOT TAMALES brand Cotton Candy will have a hot cinnamon flavor. The suggested retail price for a 2.5-oz. mylar bag is $1.29-$1.49. Merchandising vehicles include display cases, trays and clip strips.
Goetze’s Theater Boxes
Goetze’s Candy Co., Inc.
Goetze’s Caramel Creams, a brand staple, and Mini Cow Tails, bite-size versions of the company’s No. 1 selling item, now come in eye-catching, easily recognizable theater boxes. The suggested retail price is 99 cent - $1.29 for a box of 4-oz. Caramel Creams or 3-oz. box of Cow Tales.
Now and Later Soft/Classic Power Wing Display
Farley’s &Sathers Candy Co.
Round Lake, Minn.
Farley’s &Sathers now offers a new combination power wing display, half of which holds Now and Later Soft Bars (in cherry, apple and banana flavors) and the other half of which holds Now and Later Classic Bars (in grape, lime and strawberry flavors). The bars retail for 69 cents each.
Borrachitos Gourmet Caramel Candies
Crown Candies LLC
For five generations, the Aguas-Hernandez family has produced Borrachitos for the Mexican market. Finally, Crown Candies is bringing these hand-crafted, cream-filled caramels to the United States. They’re available in two varieties: Tequila and Licor De Café. The suggested retail price is $5.99 for a 24-ct. box.