BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies are playing a new role this Easter as star of the "Chillin' with my PEEPS®" Sundae at Friendly's restaurants. This partnership between PEEPS® maker Just Born and Friendly's will run for three weeks, from April 4th through Easter Sunday, April 24th.
The Chillin' with my PEEPS® Sundae will include three scoops of any flavor of Friendly's ice cream, a choice of three toppings plus whipped topping, and will feature the New PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Chick on top. The sundae will be offered in 490 Friendly's Restaurants. The Sundae will be part of Friendly's Kid's Meals that feature a drink, entree and sundae. The "Chillin' with my PEEPS®" sundae is free with any level 2 Kid's Meal or can be upgraded from the level 1 Kid's Meal sundae for an additional charge.
Brian Bachrach, Senior Brand Manager for Seasonal Brands and New Products at Just Born, commented, "The PEEPS® Team is excited to partner with Friendly's, known to all Americans for their delicious food and fantastic desserts. With our new PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Chicks, the Chillin' with my PEEPS® Sundae is going to be a hit."
PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Chicks: The iconic yellow chick that has been around for over 57 years has a wonderful new look and taste. Just Born has taken the beloved and classic PEEPS® Chick shape, taste and texture and dipped it in creamy milk chocolate or rich dark chocolate. PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Chicks will allow fans to connect with their past while experiencing the newest, scrumptious PEEPS® treat. Each package contains three PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Chicks.
Additional Just Born Easter Treats Include:
- NEW PEEPS® PEEPSTERS® offer a high quality chocolate experience with luscious layers of quality milk or dark chocolate enveloping a marshmallow-flavored creme center. Individually wrapped, they are available in 11 oz. bags of milk or dark chocolate.
- PEEPS® Chocolate (milk or dark) Covered Marshmallow Chicks available in individually wrapped packages.
- PEEPS® Chocolate Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Bunnies available in Take-Home packages.
- PEEPS® Sugar-Free Yellow Chicks available in Count-Good packages.
- PEEPS® Chicks and Bunnies available in a wide array of colors and package sizes.
- HOT TAMALES® Cinnamon Jelly Beans.
- MIKE AND IKE® Assorted Fruit and TANGY TWISTER® Jelly Beans.
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®, MIKE AND IKE® ZOURS® and TEENEE BEANEE® Brand Candies. PEANUT CHEWS® Brand Candies are produced in Philadelphia, PA. All Just Born candies are made in the U.S.A. Please visit our NEW PEEPS® website at www.marshmallowpeeps.com.
Friendly Ice Cream Corporation is a vertically integrated restaurant company serving signature sandwiches, entrees and ice cream desserts in a friendly, family environment with system-wide sales of $700 million and distribution through more than 4,000 retail locations. With a 75-year operating history, Friendly's enjoys strong brand recognition and is currently revitalizing its restaurants and introducing new products to grow its customer base. For additional information please visit www.friendlys.com. Friendly's ® is a registered trademark of the Friendly Ice Cream Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
SOURCE Just Born, Inc.