Bryan, OH - April 2002: Three brand new love-inspiring flavors will join three all-time favorites in Spangler Candy Company's Dum Dum Pops® for Valentine's Day 2003. Cotton Candy, Bubble Gum, and, yes, Chocolate flavors will be introduced in bags of Dum Dums for Valentine's Day. Favorites Cherry, Strawberry and the Mystery Flavor™ will also be included in the six-flavor assortment. Valentine Dum Dums will be offered in 101-count assorted bags, packed 24 per case, and 11-ounce bags, also packed 24 per case.
Visitors to Spangler's kid-focused website, www.dumdumpops.com, have consistently voted to add Cotton Candy, Bubble Gum, and Chocolate to the Dum Dum Pops assortment. The website has been operating since April 2001 and has heard from thousands of visitors in its first year. More than 60,000 visitor votes for Dum Dum flavors were recorded during the website's first two months of operation alone.
The new six-flavor combination is unique to the Valentine Dum Dum assortment. Consumer response to the product may influence future consideration of changes to year-round Dum Dum packages. Spangler Dum Dums are known for their high quality and large assortment of 12+1 flavors.
About Spangler Candy Company
In business since 1906, Spangler Candy produces a large line of quality confections including Dum Dum Pops, Saf-T-Pops, Astro Pops, Circus Peanuts, Spangler Chocolates, Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas Candies, and Traditional Candy Canes & Cane Classics and Dum Dum® Candy Canes.
Spangler Candy also manufactures Atomic Fireball® and Lemonhead® Lollipops, Jelly Belly® flavored candy canes, and Sour Punch® candy canes. These products are licensed to Spangler by Ferrara Pan Candy Company, Jelly Belly Candy Company, and American Licorice Company, respectively.
Contact: Diana Moore Eschhofen, Marketing Administrator
Phone: (888) 636-4221