BETHLEHEM, Pa., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day 2013 – This Valentine's Day, PEEPS® fans will fall deeply in love with new PEEPS® Cherry Flavored Marshmallow Dipped & Drizzled in Chocolate. These delicious new cherry treats are reminiscent of when candy was hand-crafted and individually decorated. This will be the first time that PEEPS® will be adorned with a decadent layer of rich chocolate on the bottom and drizzled over top.
Fans will notice the new packaging that features deep red accents, perfectly themed for Valentine's Day. This sweet new Cherry indulgence is available in a 3-ct package.
Mark Hoffman, Sr. Brand Manager for PEEPS®, commented, "Our chocolate dipped PEEPS® have been a phenomenal success, and the new PEEPS® Cherry Flavored Marshmallow Dipped & Drizzled in Chocolate will definitely excite our fans. This eye-catching product marks several firsts: it's our first time drizzling chocolate on PEEPS® and it's our first cherry shaped and flavored PEEPS®. The taste is amazing and will quickly become a fan favorite."
Treats in the Valentine's Lineup:
- PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Creme Flavored Marshmallow Chicks (3 ct) available in milk and dark chocolate.
- PEEPS® Chocolate Covered Raspberry Flavored Marshmallow Hearts in single-serve packages, available in milk and dark chocolate.
- PEEPS® Pink Hearts (2 ct or 6 ct).
- PEEPS® Sugar-Free Hearts (3 ct).
- PEEPS® Chocolate Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Bears (6 ct).
- PEEPS® Vanilla Creme and Strawberry Creme Flavored Hearts (9ct).
- MIKE AND IKE® Passion Mix in 5 oz Theater Boxes.
- HOT TAMALES® Untamed Love Mix in 5 oz Theater Boxes.
PEEPS® fans can find these treats at their favorite stores, or visit www.peepsandcompany.com where they can also find BRAND-themed merchandise and apparel. Fans can also connect with PEEPS® through www.facebook.com/PeepsBrand or visit the exciting and interactive www.marshmallowpeeps.com site to create a personal PEEPS® World and find delicious recipes, fun crafts and PEEPS® art. In addition, 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®, 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.