BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Christmas 2012 -- The iconic PEEPS® and MIKE AND IKE® brands will continue to thrill their fans with delicious and eye catching new offerings this Christmas.
- 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.
- 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® 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.
- 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.
- MIKE AND IKE® MERRY MIX is perfect 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:
- PEEPS® CHOCOLATE (MILK OR DARK) DIPPED CARAMEL FLAVORED CHICKS available in 3-count packages.
- 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.
- HOT TAMALES® and MIKE AND IKE® STOCKING STUFFERS in 5 oz. boxes.
PEEPS® fans can find these cheerful treats at their favorite stores or visit www.peepsandcompany.com where they can also find brand-themed merchandise and apparel.
For more PEEPS® cold weather fun, fans can visit the exciting www.marshmallowpeeps.com to create a personal PEEPS® World and find delicious recipes, fun crafts and PEEPS® art. At the site, fans can submit their own crafts, recipes or art.
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.
SOURCE Just Born, Inc.