Bryan, OH - November 2008: The results are in and the votes have been tallied!
With over 107,000 total votes cast, Strawberry Shortcake has been elected the number one choice as a new flavor to go into the official Dum Dum flavor assortment. Strawberry Shortcake earned 17.7% of the votes cast.
In a close race for second place Banana Split has edged out Cool Lime for the #2 spot, and will earn a place in the flavor assortment in 2009. Banana Split and Cool Lime both received 14.3% of the vote, with Banana Split edging out Cool Lime by 61 votes, confirming the importance of each and every vote.
The final standings are:
- Strawberry Shortcake 17.7%
- Banana Split 14.3%
- Cool Lime 14.3%
- Orange Cream 11.4%
- Chocolate Caramel 11.3%
- Raspberry Cream 11.1%
- Cinnamon Roll 10.3%
- Luscious Lemon 9.7%
The online poll closed at 11:59PM PST, Tuesday, November 4, 2008. Final votes in the voting database were tallied and duplicate votes eliminated.
Specially marked "Pop Vote '08" bags are still available online (while supplies last) at www.spanglercandy.com. Although the polls are now closed, you can still sample the limited edition flavors and determine which you like best.
Spangler Candy thanks the thousands of Dum Dum fans who submitted their votes. Spangler makes over 10 million Dum Dum Pops every day in an array of 16 +1 flavors, from Butterscotch to Blu Raspberry and more, plus the famous Mystery Flavor™. Flavors rotate based in part on consumer input and voting at www.dumdumpops.com.
About Spangler Candy Company
In business since 1906, Spangler Candy's line of quality confections includes Dum Dum Pops® , Saf-T-Pops® , Circus Peanuts and Marshmallow Treats, Spangler® Candy Canes, Dum Dum® Candy Canes, Jelly Belly® Candy Canes, and Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas candies. Spangler also manufactures candy under the Dreamworks® license.
For information, contact Spangler Candy Company (1-888-636-4221 or firstname.lastname@example.org), or visit our website: www.spanglercandy.com, www.dumdumpops.com, and www.saftpops.com.