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Dec 10 2012

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies, announces its Second Annual "Deck The PEEPS®" Holiday Art Contest.  The PEEPS® team is looking for artistic creations that range from sculpture and wall art to crafts and art for consumption!  The First Place prize has a value of over $500.  For all rules and terms visit http://www.marshmallowpeeps.com/deck-the-peeps where there will also be a gallery of PEEPS® entries.

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Mark Hoffman, Senior Brand Manager of Seasonal Products at Just Born, commented, "Our PEEPS® fans are very creative and extremely devoted to our brand.  Christmas has become a significant PEEPS® season with fans enjoying the taste of PEEPS® as well as their many uses in recipes, crafts and artwork.  Our  'Deck The PEEPS®' contest provides a perfect platform for fans to display their incredible holiday artistry through a PEEPS® masterpiece that can be shared with all and possibly result in a great prize." 

SubmissionsEntries to the "Deck The PEEPS®" contest must be photographed and uploaded in jpeg, jpg or gif file format, preferably no larger than 365 pixels x 365 pixels.  Digital photographs should be taken at highest resolution possible, but not to exceed 150 KB in file size.  More than one project per contestant may be submitted but only one image per entry.

Content:  Entries may include houses/structures, wall art, crafts, art for consumption and apparel, just to name some!  Get creative and have fun!  While projects may range in size they must be clearly captured in one submitted image.  Entries must utilize at least two kinds of PEEPS® and these do not have to be holiday PEEPS®.

Contest End Date: The "Deck The PEEPS®" contest will accept entries until January 7, 2013 at 11:59 pm.  The winners will be announced on January 30, 2013.

Age Categories:  There will be two age categories:  Under 18 and 18 & over.

Prizes:

  • First Prize - $500 Amex Card & $50 in PEEPS® candy.
  • Second Prize - $250 Gift Card to PEEPS & COMPANY® and a $50 PEEPS® Prize Pack.
  • Third Place - $100 in PEEPS® candy.

All winners will be identified and displayed on the www.marshmallowpeeps.com site and PEEPS® facebook page.

PEEPS® fans can find Christmas PEEPS® treats at their favorite stores or at www.peepsandcompany.com where they can also find PEEPS®-themed merchandise and apparel.  

Just Born 2012 Christmas Family:

  • NEW PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Candy Cane Flavored Marshmallow Chicks puts a new spin on candy canes. The combination of chocolate, sweet mint and marshmallow wrapped in holiday inspired candy cane stripes, makes this 3-count package a perfect stocking stuffer.
  • New PEEPS® Rainbow Pops feature 4 chicks dressed in holiday colors, nestled on a stick, and wrapped with festive graphics, great for a stocking or an on-the-go holiday treat.
  • NEW PEEPS® Gingerbread Flavored Gingerbread Men are as nostalgic as they are good.  Highlighted with classic white decorations and wrapped in an eye-catching gingerbread house 6 count package, these treats are also a terrific addition to Christmas decorations and recipes. PEEPS® Chocolate (milk or dark) Dipped Caramel Flavored Chicks available in 3-count packages.
  • NEW PEEPS® PEEPSTERS® Chocolates offer a smooth chocolate experience with luscious layers of creamy 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® Chocolate (milk or dark) Covered Mint Flavored Marshmallow Trees in single serve packages.
  • PEEPS® Sugar-free Peppermint Stars in 3-count packages.
  • PEEPS® Chocolate Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Reindeer available in 6-count packages.
  • PEEPS® Trees in both 3 and 9-count packages.
  • PEEPS® Snowmen in both 3 and 9-count packages.
  • PEEPS® Peppermint Flavored Marshmallow Stars in 9-count packages.
  • MIKE AND IKE® Merry Mix offers a flavor combination of Lime, Cherry and Holiday Punch tastes delicious and boasts a beautiful and colorful holiday wrap.
  • HOT TAMALES® and MIKE AND IKE® Stocking Stuffers in 5 oz. boxes.  

Please visit the exciting and interactive www.marshmallowpeeps.com or Facebook.com/PeepsBrand for more information.

Just Born, Inc. is a privately owned company founded in 1923 and headquartered 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, PA.  All Just Born candies are made in the U.S.A. 

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