Bryan, OH - January 2002: Hooray for the red, white and blue! Spangler Candy Company has announced the availability of Astro Patriot Pops®, a one-ounce lollipop layered with cherry, vanilla, and blueberry (red, white and blue) flavors. The new Astro Patriot Pops are available in a 36-count display box, packed eight per case, and in the Astro Patriot Pop shipper, which holds six 36-count display boxes. The shipper is packed one per case.
"Spangler Candy Company was founded in the United States and has a long, rich heritage in this country, said Dean L. Spangler, President and CEO of Spangler. "We are proud to present the Astro Patriot Pop as a symbol of the values that make our country and its citizens strong." The Patriot Pop® was introduced for the first time in 1991 during the Gulf War, and was a very popular item for several years. Following the events of September 11, 2001, customers began to request Patriot Pops once again.
Spangler Candy Company, which supports September 11 charities, has been in business since 1906. The company produces a large line of quality confections including Dum Dum Pops, Saf-T-Pops, Atomic Fireball® Lollipops, Lemonhead® Lollipops, Astro Pops, Circus Peanuts, Spangler Chocolates, Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas Candies, Traditional Candy Canes & Cane Classics, and Jelly Belly® flavored candy canes.
Lemonhead and Atomic Fireball and their logo designs are registered trademarks of Ferrara Pan Candy Company.
Jelly Belly® and its logo design, "The Original Gourmet Jelly Bean," "It's America's Favorite Jelly Bean," and the Mr. Jelly Belly character design are all registered trademarks of Jelly Belly Candy Company.
Contact: Diana Moore Eschhofen, Marketing Administrator
Phone: (888) 636-4221