NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for football season, Jell-O is launching 16 new Jell-O University Mold Kits that celebrate college teams around the country. Available in August, each kit will contain two trays of school logo or mascot molds, along with boxes of Jell-O gelatin in team colors. Fans can "fun things up" and show school pride by serving Jell-O Jigglers® of their favorite team on game day.
Building on the popularity of their 2013 launch featuring four schools- University of Arkansas®, University of Florida®, University of Michigan® and The University of Texas®- Jell-O is collaborating with 16 new schools for the 2014 lineup:
- University of Alabama®
- University of California- Los Angeles®
- University of Southern California®
- University of Georgia®
- Florida State University®
- University of Iowa®
- Louisiana State University®
- Michigan State University®
- University of Missouri®
- University of North Carolina®
- University of Oklahoma®
- The Ohio State University®
- University of Oregon®
- University of Tennessee®
- Texas A&M University®
- University of Wisconsin®
"We are excited to fun up tailgates and viewing parties with our expanded line of University Mold Kits," said Hermes Risien, Jell-O Brand Assistant at Kraft Foods. "College football fans will score a touchdown at their tailgates with these delicious Jell-O treats."
Jell-O University Mold Kits will be available at grocery stores, mass merchandisers and Amazon.com at a suggested retail price of $5.99. To integrate marketing and licensing assets at the participating schools, Jell-O connected with IMG College, Learfield Sports, Michigan State Athletics, USC Sports Properties, a division of FOX Sports, and LSU Sports Properties, a division of CBS Collegiate Sports Properties. As part of the program, fans at each school will have an opportunity to take home a mold kit on game day.
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