Bryan, OH - January 2008: Everybody wants to vote on the next 2 Dum Dums.
Spangler Candy Company, maker of 8 million Dum Dum Pops® a day, is letting the American public choose which two flavors will be next to join the Dum Dum assortment.
Starting June 1, 2008, the public can purchase limited edition, specially marked "Pop Vote '08" bags that will contain the eight new candidates vying for a position in the Dum Dum assortment. The brand new flavors include: Banana Split, Strawberry Shortcake, Cool Lime, Orange Cream, Luscious Lemon, Cinnamon Roll, Chocolate Caramel, and Raspberry Cream.
Upon their review, the public can proceed to the online voting station at www.dumdumpops.com and click on the voting booth link to cast their ballot to choose the two new Dum Dum flavors. The online poll closes on at 11:59PM PST, Tuesday, November 4, 2008.
Voting instructions are also provided in on-pack stickers on these specially marked "Pop Vote '08" bags. No purchase or minimum age requirement is necessary to vote.
"The country faces a number of big decisions this year, and the election is dominating the news and discussions. Many kids want to participate in the excitement, and this Pop Vote is a great way to accomplish that," said Jim Knight, Vice President-Marketing. "Just think how great it will be for your child to take part in an election process. It shows them that their opinion matters."
Brand Manager Mike Rosenblatt said, "Everyone will enjoy tasting all the new fun flavors, but then to go to the online voting booth, cast your vote, and pull that lever makes it extra exciting".
Spangler makes over 8 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 and Cane Classics®, Dum Dum® Candy Canes, Jelly Belly® Candy Canes, and Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas candies. Spangler also manufactures candy under the Disney® 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.