Just the Stuff for Stockings

New Peeps, Mike and Ike candies for Christmas

Published in CSP Daily News

BETHLEHEM, Pa.-- Just Born Inc. is rolling out new offerings for the Peeps and Mike and Ike brands this Christmas.

Peeps Chocolate Dipped Candy Cane Flavored Marshmallow Chicks puts a new spin on candy canes. With the combination of chocolate, mint and marshmallow wrapped in holiday-inspired candy cane stripes, this three-count package is intended as a stocking stuffer.

Peeps Peepsters Chocolates offer a chocolate experience with layers of milk or rich dark chocolate enveloping a marshmallow-flavored creme center. Christmas Peepsters are individually wrapped in seasonal foils and packaged in 8-oz. bags featuring Christmas graphics.

Peeps Rainbow Pops feature four chicks dressed in holiday colors, nestled on a stick and wrapped with festive graphics.

Peeps Gingerbread Flavored Gingerbread Men are meant to be nostalgic. Highlighted with white decorations and wrapped in a gingerbread house six-count package, these treats are also intended as additions to Christmas decorations and recipes.

Mike and Ike Merry Mix is intended for holiday candy dishes. This Mike and Ike flavor combination of lime, cherry and holiday punch tastes delicious and boasts a beautiful and colorful holiday wrap.

John McGuire, assistant brand manager for peeps and seasonal brands, commented, "We are very excited to introduce these new Peeps and Mike and Ike candies which are perfect stocking stuffers. Our new products are also great for Christmas recipes, crafts, decorations, and parties. Each year we complement the classic products our fans have come to love with new creations that will ensure lasting holiday candy traditions."

Additional Just Born Christmas treats include:

  • Peeps Chocolate (Milk or Dark) Dipped Caramel Flavored Chicks available in three-count packages.
  • Peeps Chocolate (Milk or Dark) Covered Mint Flavored Marshmallow Trees in single-serve packages.
  • Peeps Sugar-Free Peppermint Stars in three-count packages.
  • Peeps Chocolate Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Reindeer available in six-count packages.
  • Peeps Trees in three-count and nine-count packages.
  • Peeps Snowmen in three-count and nine-count packages.
  • Peeps Peppermint Flavored Marshmallow Stars in nine-count packages.
  • Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike Stocking Stuffers in 5-oz. boxes.

Just Born is a privately owned company founded in 1923, with headquarters in Bethlehem, Pa., where it manufactures Peeps, Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike brand Candies. Goldenberg's Peanut Chews Brand Candies are produced in Philadelphia.

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