Zolli Candy founder pledges donation of one million lollipops
Alina Morse, 12-year-old inventor of “clean teeth” candy tells, Wall Street she’s upping giveaway after expanding into Walmart.
Yesterday — while being interviewed by CNN on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange — Alina Morse, founder of tooth-friendly Zolli Candy, pledged to expand her Smiles Program candy giveaway from 250,000 to 1 million lollipops. The increase stems from the company’s line being expanded into 4,000-plus Walmart stores.
"It's so rewarding to share the mission of Zollipops and our commitment to oral health education in schools," Morse said. "To now be able to give 1 million Zollipops is going to be incredible. We are not only committed to doing our part to protect and promote healthy smiles, but we're also happy to share our delicious creations with people and organizations who are committed to the same."
Her "1 Million Smiles" campaign gives away her all-natural candies to schools and dentists who promote oral health education. Teachers, qualified organizations and dentists can sign up today to get Zollipops for their schools and students at www.zollipops.com
Walmart adding Morse's Zollipops and Zaffi Taffy offers 4,600 more locations for consumers to purchase Morse's treats.Those sales enable Zolli Candy to commit 10 percent of profits to support an increase in oral health education in schools and help fight America's most chronic childhood disease —tooth decay.
Morse's Zolli Candy is a natural, gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, vegan and non-GMO lollipop, containing xylitol and erythritol (healthy sugar alternatives), and certified sugar-free by Sugarwise. By helping raise the pH (a scale used to measure acidic or base qualities) in the mouth, Zolli Candy neutralizes acid and help reduce the risk of tooth decay, dental caries and future development of cavities, the company says.