38 New products we loved at ECRM!
ECRM recently hosted their annual Candy Planning: Everyday & Summer Seasonal event at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Chandler, Ariz.
Orlando, Fla. / (407) 816-99
1. Original Coconut Patties, Gift Box
There’s a good reason that classic Original Coconut Patties are the top-selling item at Anastasia Confections! Each patty is made up of a smooth and creamy shredded coconut mix dipped in rich, dark chocolate. And this colorful 12-oz. box contains 9 Coconut Patties, individually wrapped to enhance and prolong freshness.
S.R.P.: (12-oz. box) N/A
2. Original Coco Bites, Pouch
Bite-size and fully enrobed in chocolate — each Coco Bite is made up from the same creamy shredded coconut mix as the famous Coconut Patties.
S.R.P.: (4-oz. bag) $1.99
3. 14-oz. Assorted Salt Water Taffy, Pouch
Each piece of taffy will leave you wanting more with its unique, soft, non-sticky texture and its irresistible flavor. Plus, this taffy is made with Coconut oil.
S.R.P.: (14-oz. pouch) $3.99
Montreal, QC Canada / (855) 858-7402
4. Shoogy Boom
Made without genetically engineered ingredients, Shoogy Boom is the world’s first gluten-free, kosher and vegan popping candy containing no artificial colors or flavors. And it comes in three delicious flavors: banana, blueberry and red berries. They ship in cases holding 15 packs of each flavor.
S.R.P.: (0.21-oz. pouch) $0.39
The iBar is the better-for-you chocolate bar. Made with premium milk chocolate, crispy rice crunch and 20 percent of super fruits, iBar is the intelligent choice. Filled with antioxidants and a great source of flanavols, iBar is available with Cranberry, Blueberry and Raisins inclusions.
S.R.P.: $ 0.99
Montgomery, Texas / (888) 543-8343
6. Big Little Fudge
Big Little Fudge is a great, new fudge born in the little town of Montgomery, Texas, where they like to do things just a little bit bigger.
While some people might be a tad confused about the small size of Big Little Fudge, the truth is, there’s more crunchy, nutty, coconutty per square inch than a Texas mile. All naturally gluten-free, it comes in nine delicious flavors, including:
- Choc A Lot: Chocolate Fudge
- ‘Nut’orious: Chocolate Fudge with Walnuts
- Pecan Posse: Chocolate Fudge with Pecans
- The Great Divide: Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge
- Big League: Chocolate Fudge with Peanuts and Caramel
- Coconutalot: Chocolate Fudge with Toasted Coconut and Almonds
- Hunka Chunka: Chocolate Fudge with Cherries and Pecans
- Heavyweight Champ: Chocolate Fudge with Cranberries and Walnuts
- Mega Maple Nut: Maple Fudge with Walnuts
S.R.P.: (1.6 oz. piece) $1.95
Louisville, Ky. / (502) 893-3626
7. Finding Nemo Character Fans
The popular Disney Pixar Finding Nemo characters, Dory and Nemo, sit atop these candy fans, which come complete with 0.53 oz. of microbites candy. They are part of a Disney Pixar display available now.
Kitchener, On. / (519)893-5500
Realfruit is on a mission to make candy better. A delicious and flavorful snack, Realfruit gummies are proudly made using real fruit ingredients, no artificial colors or flavors and are peanut-free, gluten-free and fat-free. The line includes two new flavors for 2016: Superfruits and Berries, which join the Medley and Tropical varieties.
Trafford, Pa. / (412) 380-0888
8. Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Snappers
This special blend of peanut butter features a hint of sweetness, drizzled in smooth milk chocolate on a bed of crunchy pretzels. Peanut Butter joins the original caramel Snappers as the newest of the four products in the everyday line.
S.R.P.: (6-oz. bag) $3.99-$4.99
Fresno, Cali. / (559) 294-2071
9. Beer Lover’s Caramel and Whiskey Caramel
The indulgent caramels combine the sweet taste of candy with adult flavors like beer and whiskey.
10. Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream Cone
This delightful package is shaped like a traditional ice cream truck and features ice cream-cone shaped truffles.
Fenton, Mich. / (810) 750-9779
11. Gustaf’s Jelly Babies
These Jelly Babies are gourmet, English-style sweets. The new 7-oz stand up bag is coming out March 2016 and the product is available all year round in bulk.
S.R.P.: (7-oz. bag) $2.59-$2.99
Imaginings 3, Inc. — Flix Candy
Niles, Ill. / (847) 647-1370
12. Good Humor Bar
This delicious treat is sure to remind you of the sweet sound of the ice cream truck driving through the neighborhood. The candy features top selling Good Humor Bar flavors, including:
- Chocolate Eclair: Featuring a smooth chocolate center, and signature cake crunchy coating.
- Strawberry Shortcake: With a sweet and delicious strawberry center, this bar also features the signature cake crunch coating.
Each bar comes with three individual pieces for sharing.
S.R.P.: (1.4-oz. bar) $1.29-$1.49
El Monte, Calif. / (562) 946-8822
13. Cut the Rope
The Cut the Rope line consists of three, fun, interactive toys with candy using the Om Nom character from the popular Cut the Rope mobile game.
Perham, Minn. / (218) 346-2340
14. Juicy Twists
These delicious licorice-style candies come in 10 different flavors, two of which are sour, including: Blue Raspberry, Watermelon, Green Apple, Grape, Strawberry, Orange, Watermelon, Red Raspberry, Bitter Berry Sour juicy Twist and Sour Apple Sour Juicy Twists. Featuring real fruit juice, they’re made in the United States.
15. Gummy Soda Bottles
These sweet gummies come in brands everyone will recognize from their favorite cans of soda, including: Dr. Pepper, A&W, Orange Crush, and Grape Crush. And, they’re shapped like little bottles of pop.
Hollywood, Fla. / (754) 888-5508
An indulgent line of real fruit and clusters covered in Belgian chocolates and made with non-GMO ingredients. It’s available in five flavors, including:
- White Milk and Dark Belgian Chocolate-Covered Cranberries
- Dark Belgian Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
- Key Lime Pie Belgian Chocolate Clusters
- Milk Belgian Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
- White Belgian Chocolate-Covered Raspberries
Los Angeles, Calif. / (310) 659-3611
17. Minions Line
My Favorite Company’s newest lines ties into the famous Minions movie. The line up includes delicious treats like, Minions Mini Bites, Minion Tines, and Minions Marshmallow Lollipops.
Sain-Laurent, Q.C. / (514) 335-0070
18. Nougat Bars
These delicious nougat bars are available in seven flavors, including:
- Pineapple - Papaya
- Almonds - Coconut
- Maple syrup
All Nougamax products are Kosher and Pareve.
S.R.P.: (1.07-bar) $0.99
Salem N.H. / (603) 894-1200 /
19. Bella Chocolate
Bella Chocolate brings Original Gourmet into the sharable chocolate category with a line of milk or dark chocolate-coated caramel nuggets and also chocolate-covered candies with assorted fruit (orange, strawberry, pineapple) or coffee filling.
Squrtz are a new line of soft and chewy candy with a flavored juicy or sour burst of flavor inside! This will be available as peg bags and plastic containers of individually wrapped candy.
Erlanger, Ky. / (859) 283-1234
21. Mentos NOW mints
These mints feature the great-tasting breath mint from the brand consumers love, now with the strong, long-lasting mint flavor they desire. These mints are packaged in a premium tin, and each tin contains 50 mints. Available for shipment November 2015 in Peppermint, Wintergreen, Spearmint and Orange flavors.
22. Airheads Soft Filled Bites
These Bites have flavor that just doesn’t quit. That’s because the tangy, fruit flavor comes from both the soft, outer shell and the flavor blast center! Each bag contains a mix of six of your favorite Airheads flavors. Available for December 2015 shipments in both 6-oz and 3.5-oz per bags.
Orange Conn. / (203) 795-0531
23. PEZ Emojis:
PEZemojis Candy dispenser with assorted fruit flavored candy features some of the most popular iconic expressions: Happy, Love, LOL ‘ing, Silly and Kiss. In addition there are various yummy, fruit-flavored candy rolls in each blister pack that are peanut-, tree nut- and gluten-free. All candy is made in the USA.
Lexington, N.C. / (336) 248-5878
With just a few simple ingredients like pure cane sugar and all-natural flavors these all-natural Red Bird Peppermint Puffs, Lemon Puffs and Dark Chocolate Peppermint Puffs are sure to hit the sweet spot.
S.R.P.: (5-oz. chocolate bag, 6-oz. bag for all other flavors) $2.99
Henderson, N.V. / (702) 565-4711
25. Chocolate Mint Soft Puffs Peg Bag
Bite-sized pieces of refreshing chocolate-peppermint goodness shipped in a shelf-ready DRC. Each bag contains 4 oz. of individually wrapped puffs.
26. Chocolate Mint Soft Sticks
A treasured candy tradition, dating back to 1901, these soft sticks are now made with real cocoa butter and as always, 100 percent pure peppermint oil and old-fashioned care. Each box contains 9 ounces of delicious King Leo Soft Chocolate Mint sticks.
New York City / (646)-610-3865
27. Jaffa Cakes
This traditional Polish treat comes in a variety of flavors, including:
- Cherry Jelly in Chocolate
- Apricot Jelly in Chocolate
- Strawberry Jelly in Chocolate
- Raspberry Jelly in Chocolate
- Banana Jelly in White Chocolate
- Blackcurrant Jelly in White Chocolate
- Strawberry Jelly in White Chocolate
Chicago / (312) 467-5700
28. Werther’s Original Sugar Free Assorted Hard Candies and Caramel Hard Candies Stand-up Pouch
Werther’s sugar-free caramel hard candies feature all the sweet with none of the calories. And the delicious assorted mix of sugar-free hard candies includes caramel, caramel coffee and caramel apple.
S.R.P.: (7.7-oz. bag) $5.99
29. Werther’s Original Soft Caramel Lay-down Bag
Now Werther’s Original Soft Caramels are available in a convenient lay-down bag. These soft and creamy caramels are made with real butter and fresh cream.
S.R.P.: (8-oz. bag) $3.49-$3.69
Boulder, Colo. / (720) 470-3257
30. Free2Be Sun Cups
Free2b Sun Cups are delightful and delicious chocolate treats made by a dedicated team of moms and chocolatiers who use top-notch, trustworthy, free-from ingredients for new takes on your favorite chocolates. Free2b Sun Cups are made with quality chocolate and delicious fillings like sunflower butter, mint crème, and caramel. Free2b Sun Cups are manufactured in a facility free from peanuts, tree nuts, gluten, soy, eggs, sesame, corn, and coconut. And they’re one of the only chocolate treats that are both delicious and food allergy friendly.
England, United Kingdom / +44 0845 0757565
31. Continental Range
Thornton’s Continental range was first crafted in 1954 by Swiss Chocolatier Walter Willen who travelled to every corner of Europe to source the very best inspiration and ingredients for his famous chocolate creations. The line includes a huge selection of treats, including: nutty truffles, gooey caramels or light and fluffy chocolate mousses.
32. Dreamy Desserts
Take a minute to indulge yourself with two of life’s great loves — dessert and chocolate. These Dreamy Desserts are layered with delicious flavours in a decadent miniature form. Enjoy some of your favorite flavors, like zesty lemon meringue, irresistible banoffee pie and smooth rasperry cheesecake.
Camp Hill, Pa.
33. Nut’n But Natural
Nut’n But Natural is a line of nutritious cashews, almonds and pumpkin seeds roasted with dried fruits and grains such as chia and quinoa. Part of the uniqueness of the products are that the fruits and grains adhere to the nuts rather than being a mixture of ingredients as in a trail mix. Nut’n But Natural includes six delicious new snack items:
- Cashew roasted with Blueberries, Cranberries and Sesame Seeds
- Cashew roasted with toasted coconut
- Cashew roasted with Blueberries, Cranberries and Quinoa
- Cashew roasted with Cocoa Nibs – my personal favorite!!!
- Almonds roasted with dried Cherries, Quinoa and Chia
- Pepita Seeds roasted with Cinnamon, Dates, and Oatmeal
York, Pa. / (717) 843-5536
34. Classic Fountain Soda Flavors
Before soft drinks became ubiquitous in homes and restaurants, there were soda fountains. Today, Wolfgang Candy is returning to those nostalgic days with its Classic Fountain Soda flavors.
- Orange Cream Soda: Mini pretzels are enrobed in an orange cream infused white chocolate compound.
- Root Beer Float: Creamy milk chocolate is blended with a proprietary root beer flavor.
S.R.P.: (5-oz. box) $4.99
35. Greek Style Yogurt Treats
Greek Style Yogurt Treats are the perfect formula to excite customers and increase sales. Start with Wolfgang’s extraordinary reputation for premium confections. Combine it with the extra time, quality, and care of Greek yogurt. Mix in delicious real fruit. Individually wrapped for portion control, consumers will fall in love with these decadent bites. They’re come four delicious flavors, including: Key Lime, Blood Orange & Mango, Blueberry, and Peach.
S.R.P.: (5.3-oz. box) $4.99
36. Farmer’s Fair
Farmer’s Fair is a line of small-batch, chocolate enrobed pretzels and crackers, inspired by the small, Dutch-style farms of York and the central Pennsylvania region. Taste the sweet, creamy smoothness of our Farmer’s Fair chocolates, and appreciate the farm-rich heritage of the region in which they are made and inspired. They come in four scruptious flavors, including: Milk Chocolate Pretzels, Dark Chocolate Pretzels, Milk Chocolate Animal Crackers, and Milk Chocolate Mini Graham Crackers.
S.R.P.: (6.3-oz. bag) $4.99-$5
El Segundon, Calif. / (424) 277-5018
37. American Fish
Made in the USA, these American beauties are a patriotic delicacy with a texture and chew similar to Swedish Fish, but with the star-spangled backbone of any true-blue Yankee Doodle. Note: Said “backbone” is purely metaphorical, as these aquatic sweets are still gummies, after all.
S.R.P.: (16-oz. bag) $7.90
38. Sassy Straws
Prepare your taste buds; these cheeky paper straws are about to lay some serious candy powder on ‘em! Available in comely spirals of nine colors, they always dress to impress and never fail to brighten up a candy dish, treat bag, or kitchen counter with vivacious fruity flavor.