Candy Product Update
December 1, 2008
Check out new products from Flix Candy, Landrin USA, Big Sky Brands, Annabelle Candy Co., Just Born, Osmanium, CandyRific and American Licorice Co.
Disney Fairies Picture Ring Lollipops
Flix Candy/Imaginings 3
Flix Candy’s latest licensed product coincides with the recent Platinum DVD release of the first of four Disney’s “Tinker Bell” Fairies movies. Disney Fairies Picture Ring Lollipops are 11 g. each and come in assorted flavors: Blue Raspberry, Watermelon and Green Apple. Each pack features two different fairies and flavors. The suggested retail price is $1.09-$1.39.
Landrin’s Waferatto Collection offers two premium varieties. Wafaratto Gold, Hazelnut Chocolate Perfection, features an exquisite chocolaty hazelnut filling covered in delicate cream, wafer and finely crushed hazelnuts. Waferatto Classic, Coconut Almond Perfection, features white chocolate and shredded coconut with whole California almonds and silk cream centers in crispy wafers. The products come in patent-pending, “blossoming flower” boxes containing individually wrapped pieces. Choose from three store display stands.
Yogen Fruz Smoothies
Big Sky Brands
Partnering with frozen yogurt chain Yogen Früz, Big Sky Brands has launched all-natural Yogen Früz Smoothies candy. Containing probiotic yogurt, pure cane sugar and Vitamin C, the fat-free candies are three calories per piece. Yogen Früz Smoothies come in Strawberry Banana, Blueberry Breeze and Tropical Storm varieties.
Annabelle Candy Co.
Annabelle Candy Co. has added a new flavor to its candy bar lineup: Abba-Zaba Chocolatey Center. It features thick, rich, chewy taffy with a creamy chocolate filling in the center. The suggested retail price is 79 cents per bar.
MIKE AND IKE Berry Blast
Just Born, Inc.
Just Born’s MIKE AND IKE brand is adding new flavors to its Berry Blast collection: Strawberry, Peach Berry, Wild Berry, Blueberry and Blue Raspberry. The suggested retail price will range from 35 cents to $1.59, depending on package size.
Jitterbeans and Crackheads Squared
Osmanium is offering two new caffeinated items: Jitterbeans and Crackheads². Both products are dark chocolate-covered espresso beans with hard candy shells. Each 1.3-oz. box contains approximately 600 mg. of caffeine - the equivalent of six cups of coffee. The suggested retail price per box is $3.25.
Madagascar Giggle Heads
In conjunction with the upcoming release of the animated film “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa,” CandyRific is offering several licensed items featuring Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman. They include Giggle Heads: strawberry lollipops with handles shaped like the characters that “giggle” when shaken. Other “Madagascar”-themed items are Sticker Stampers and Candy Tins.
American Licorice Co.
Ame rican Licorice Co. has announced the acquisition of a new candy brand: Extinguishers. The interactive, chewy candy consists of multiple levels of increasing intensity, with a sweet berry relief candy piece, all in a slide tray. There are two varieties: Sour Fruit - with watermelon, strawberry and green apple sour flavors - and Sour Citrus – featuring tangerine, lemon and lime sour flavors.