See's Candies Celebrates National Lollypop Day with Free Lollypops on July 20 Candy maker celebrates with free lollypops at stores nationwide on July 20 and launches Facebook contest for free trip to lollypop factory in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, See's Candies celebrated National Lollypop Day by unveiling the world's largest lollypop, a Guinness Book of World Records-recognized 7,003 pound chocolate sucker. This year, the 92-year-old candy maker is throwing an even bigger celebration – in the center of the largest city in the U.S.

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See's is bringing National Lollypop Day 2013 to life by unveiling a 3D sidewalk art depiction of lollypops breaking through the ground in Times Square by chalk artists Wasabi 3D in Times Square. The mural measures 20ft X 20ft.

On July 20, National Lollypop Day, free lollypops will be distributed all day at each of See's 200 shops nationwide.

"At See's, we celebrate traditions – both old and new," said Brad Kinstler, CEO of See's Candies. "So on National Lollypop Day, we are continuing our tradition of offering free delicious lollypops, while bringing to life our love for lollypops in New York with a creative and unique 3D sidewalk art installation."

In addition, See's is launching the "For the Love of Lollypops" sweepstakes on its Facebook page. One lucky individual who "likes" the See's page and the sweepstakes tab will win a free trip for two to San Francisco that will include a guided tour of the See's lollypop factory – which makes up to 500,000 lollypops daily. Visit www.facebook.com/Sees.Candies for details and to enter.

Naturally, National Lollypop Day wouldn't be complete without an appearance from the World's Largest Lollypop. See's will display a replica of the gigantic square lollypop near the See's shop at The Grove retail and entertainment complex in Los Angeles on July 20.

See's makes more than 100 varieties of candies, including four flavors of lollypops: chocolate, vanilla, butterscotch and cafe latte. These gourmet candies-on-a-stick are fun to eat, last longer than regular lollypops, and are rich and tasty. Candy fanciers of all ages love these unique square lollypops, which are available in See's shops or online at www.sees.com.

To find a See's Candies shop location, or to order online, visit www.sees.com. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Sees.Candies

About See's Candies:

For over 90 years See's Candies has been dedicated to making candy Mary See's way. Only the finest, freshest ingredients are used in making each recipe. We add no preservatives to our candy. Ever. It's quality you can taste in every piece. American made, famous for deliciousness, with the friendliest customer service—since 1921.

Today, you can choose from over 100 different candies and chocolates, whether you are shopping with us online or visiting one of our iconic black-and-white checkered shops (where every customer still gets a free sample).

Founded and headquartered in sunny California, See's Candies has expanded from one candy shop to over 200 shops across America, and a flourishing online store. Our growth happily continues. Our commitment to taste, quality, tradition and service steadfastly remains.

Mary would be proud.

SOURCE See’s Candies, Inc.



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