BETHLEHEM, Pa., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Born, Inc., the makers of PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies, is pleased to continue its annual tradition of donating PEEPS® Prize Packages to support media, art organizations and university-sponsored PEEPS® Diorama and Art Contests this Easter. The PEEPS® Brand celebrates its 60th Anniversary this year and Just Born, its 90th!
PEEPS & COMPANY®, Just Born's retail group, will be providing a range of fun, PEEPS®-themed prizes for contests nationwide in which thousands of fans will display their creativity. Following are packages they are making available to media, art organizations and university contest hosts:
PEEPS® Inside We're All the Same Prize Pack ($100 value):
Includes a case of PEEPS® marshmallow bunnies, a PEEPS® Embroidered Hat, a PEEPS® Cappuccino Mug, a PEEPS® Mouse Pad, a PEEPS® Magnetic Memo Pad, and a $40.00 Electronic Gift Card to PEEPS & COMPANY®.
PEEPS® Supersized Craft & Recipe Prize Pack ($50 value):
Includes a Supersized Box of PEEPS® marshmallow chicks, a PEEPS® Recipe and Craft Book, and a $15.00 Electronic Gift Card to PEEPS & COMPANY®.
Cuddle Up with PEEPS® Prize Pack ($25 value):
Includes a PEEPS® Plush Chick Basket and a $10.00 Electronic Gift Card to PEEPS & COMPANY®.
This Easter, many participating media outlets, universities and art institutions have already signed up including: The Washington Post, Pioneer Press, The Denver Post, The Carroll County Arts Council and Macalester College. A full listing of contests and internet links will be updated at www.marshmallowpeeps.com.
Mark Hoffman, Senior Brand Manager of PEEPS® commented, "PEEPS® art competitions now date back over 10 years. Our fans thrive on creating PEEPS® inspired artwork and recipes to share with their family and friends. We appreciate that they are expressing their PEEPSonality and their creativity amazes us! We are happy to support these contests with prizes from our popular PEEPS & COMPANY® stores."
Share Your PEEPSonality!
In addition to entering local contests, we encourage PEEPS® fans to share their PEEPS®-inspired art at http://www.facebook.com/PeepsBrand.
PEEPS & COMPANY® operates three stores located in Bethlehem, PA, National Harbor, MD and Mall of America in Bloomington, MN. It also hosts www.peepsandcompany.com
Just Born, Inc. is a privately owned company founded in 1923 and headquartered in Bethlehem, PA, where it manufactures PEEPS®, HOT TAMALES®, MIKE AND IKE®, and TEENEE BEANEE® 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.