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March 18, 2014

Peeps, a brand from Just Born Quality Confections, announced a variety of offerings for Easter 2014, which includes the new Peeps Party Cake Flavored Marshmallow Chicks — vanilla cake-flavored marshmallow chicks decked out with rainbow confetti.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps, a brand from Just Born Quality Confections, announced a variety of offerings for Easter 2014, which includes the new Peeps Party Cake Flavored Marshmallow Chicks — vanilla cake-flavored marshmallow chicks decked out with rainbow confetti.

Other offerings for Easter 2014 include:

March 14, 2014

Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of the limited-edition Peeps Marshmallow Chicks candle. The new scent takes inspiration from the colorful Peeps spring candy.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of the limited-edition Peeps Marshmallow Chicks candle. The new scent takes inspiration from the colorful Peeps spring candy.

April 22, 2013

Peeps candy, a Just Born brand, will roll out two new summertime flavors to retailers nationwide, the company announced today. Just Born also announced Mike and Ike Lemonade Blends will return for its fourth consecutive summer.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps candy, a Just Born brand, will roll out two new summertime flavors to retailers nationwide, the company announced today. Just Born also announced Mike and Ike Lemonade Blends will return for its fourth consecutive summer.

The new Peeps products include Peeps Bubble Gum-flavored Marshmallow Chicks and Peeps Sweet Lemonade Marshmallow Chicks.

March 18, 2013

Rite Aid is stocking Easter and spring supplies at its stores in anticipation of the holiday and season, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is stocking Easter and spring supplies at its stores in anticipation of the holiday and season, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

The 4,623-store chain said items at its stores included chocolate bunnies, marshmallow Peeps, SweeTarts, Ducks & Bunnies, Cadbury Eggs and other candy brands, as well as baskets and other accessories.

In addition, the company is selling such gardening supplies as planters, figurines, bird feeders, wind chimes and outdoor fountains and lighting, including solar-powered devices.

 

January 14, 2013

The maker of Peeps marshmallow candies is introducing a new flavor for Valentine's Day.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — The maker of Peeps marshmallow candies is introducing a new flavor for Valentine's Day.

Just Born said Monday that it would introduce Peeps Cherry-Flavored Marshmallow Dripped & Drizzled in Chocolate, in three-count packages with deep-red accents.

"Our chocolate-dipped peeps have been a phenomenal success, and the new Peeps Cherry-Flavored Marshmallow Dipped & Drizzled in Chocolate will definitely excite our fans," Peeps senior brand manager Mark Hoffman said.

 

September 20, 2012

Just Born has introduced new Halloween-themed candies under its Peeps and Mike and Ike brands.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Just Born has introduced new Halloween-themed candies under its Peeps and Mike and Ike brands.

New Peeps snack size mini marshmallow chicks are 34 individually wrapped treats adorned in orange, green and purple. The new Mike and Ike Mummy's Mix limited-edition flavor mix, packaged in a 5-oz. theater box, includes lemon, orange, grape, lime and raspberry flavors. What's more, the new Mike and Ike variety bag features Mike and Ike original fruits, RedRageous! and Zours flavors, and is available in both 40-count and 63-count sizes.

March 8, 2012

Peeps is turning its marshmallow chicks into a new treat.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps is turning its marshmallow chicks into a new treat.

New Peeps rainbow pops includes a yellow, green, pink or blue chick featured on a lollipop stick. The four individual colors are vertically nestled on a stick in one package, the company said.

January 24, 2012

Peeps is embracing Valentine's Day with new Peeps marshmallow chicks.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps is embracing Valentine's Day with new Peeps marshmallow chicks.

The Peeps chocolate dipped strawberry creme-flavored marshmallow chicks are available in a 3-count tray in both milk chocolate and dark chocolate.

November 21, 2011

Peeps has introduced chocolate dipped caramel-flavored marshmallow chicks in time for the holiday season, the company announced Monday.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps has introduced chocolate dipped caramel-flavored marshmallow chicks in time for the holiday season, the company announced Monday.

The marshmallow chicks are a creamy caramel flavor dipped in either milk or dark chocolate, the company said. The new flavor is available 3-count packages.

September 19, 2011

Peeps has crafted a treat in time for Halloween.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps has crafted a treat in time for Halloween.

The brand has released its chocolate dipped orange marshmallow chicks, which are dressed in a festive orange and dipped in a layer of creamy milk or rich dark chocolate. The latest Peeps candy in available in a 3-count package.

April 18, 2011

Rite Aid is showcasing new candy varieties for last-minute Easter shoppers, the pharmacy retailer said Monday.

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is showcasing new candy varieties for last-minute Easter shoppers, the pharmacy retailer said Monday.

The National Confectioners Association ranked Easter as one of the top-selling holidays for candy and estimated that 16 billion jelly beans and 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are produced each year. Four-in-5 Americans celebrate Easter and are expected to spend about $14.6 billion during the holiday at all retailers nationwide, according to the National Retail Federation.

March 8, 2011

Looking to reach marshmallow chick fans everywhere, Peeps has launched an online store where consumers can purchase its signature candies and merchandise.

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Looking to reach marshmallow chick fans everywhere, Peeps has launched an online store where consumers can purchase its signature candies and merchandise.

At PeepsandCompany.com, shoppers can purchase hundreds of products made by Just Born, Peeps' parent company, including Peeps, Hot Tamales and Peanut Chews.

February 22, 2011

Peeps are diving into chocolate for the Easter holiday.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps are diving into chocolate for the Easter holiday.

New this Easter to the Peeps lineup are Peepsters and Peeps chocolate dipped chicks, providing Peeps fans their favorite marshmallow candies with a twist. Peepsters are bite-size, individually wrapped candies that are available in milk and dark chocolate, while Peeps chocolate dipped chicks give Peeps fans an updated taste on the classic candy by adding either a milk chocolate or dark chocolate covering at the bottom of each chick.

January 24, 2011

Just Born wants fans of its Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Hot Tamales brands to feel the love this Valentine's Day.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Just Born wants fans of its Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Hot Tamales brands to feel the love this Valentine's Day.

Peeps is getting a Valentine's Day makeover with Peeps chocolate-covered-raspberry-flavored marshmallow hearts, available in single-serve packages.

November 29, 2010

Peeps is introducing its first chocolate-covered candy with a flavored marshmallow center this holiday season, the candy brand announced last week.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps is introducing its first chocolate-covered candy with a flavored marshmallow center this holiday season, the candy brand announced last week.

September 20, 2010

Just Born's Peeps brand is offering a limited-edition treat just in time for Halloween....

BETHLEHEM, Pa. Just Born's Peeps brand is offering a limited-edition treat just in time for Halloween.

New Peeps chocolate-covered marshmallow pumpkins are drenched with either milk or dark chocolate on the outside, and feature an orange marshmallow on the inside.

 

Just Born's complete Halloween lineup includes:

January 10, 2010

Seasonal candy always has provided a bump in confectionery sales for retailers, and sales of...