Bulk Candy
Jun 01, 2002

Spangler Candy Introduces Sour Punch® Candy Canes

Bryan, OH June 2002:

In response to the growing demand for sour flavors, Spangler Candy is introducing new Sour Punch flavored candy canes for Christmas 2002! Sour Punch candy canes are available in watermelon and strawberry flavors.

Sour Punch candy canes come in 4.5 oz., 9-count single-flavor cradles, packed in a 24-count display case with 12 cradles of watermelon and 12 cradles of strawberry in a case.

A.C. Nielsen data shows sour non-chocolate candy items in the food and drug class of trade grew 16.9 percent vs. one year ago, from $58 million to $68 for the 52-week period ending September 2001. The popular Sour Punch® flavor will appeal to kids of every age!

In business since 1906, Spangler Candy produces a large line of quality confections including Dum Dum Pops, Saf-T-Pops, Astro Pops, Dum Dum® Candy Canes, Jelly Belly® Candy Canes, Circus Peanuts, Atomic Fireball® Lollipops and Lemonhead® Lollipops, Spangler Chocolates, Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas Candies, and Traditional Candy Canes & Cane Classics.

Sour Punch® and its logo design is a registered trademark of the American Licorice Company.

Contact: Diana Moore Eschhofen, Marketing Administrator
Phone: (888) 636-4221


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