CONCORD, ONTARIO-(March 25, 2004)-Concord Confections, the world's largest manufacturer of gumballs and leading innovator in the candy and gum category, debuts new products and old favorites at this year's All-Candy Expo, June 8-10, 2004 at Chicago's McCormick Place.
All-New Product Introductions Making Their Debut at All-Candy Expo 2004
Concord Confections introduces several new items at Candy Expo 2004 including a new twist on traditional wax candy, patriotic gum and new ways to enjoy your old favorites.
Wack-O-Wax Wowee Whistle
Remember how much fun Wax Lips
and Fangs were when you were a kid? Well, Concord Confections
has taken wax to the next level with the introduction of the Wack-O-Wax
Wowee Whistle. The new Wack-O-Wax Wowee Whistle is a real working
whistle that turns into a tasty treat! Kids will have hours of
enjoyment playing with the musical whistle and then chewing the
fruity flavored confection!
Dubble Bubble Stars & Stripes 360 Count Tub
gum gets patriotic with the new 360 count Dubble Bubble Stars
& Stripes tub. Each two-flavor piece has a pink original flavored
star shaped center with either a cherry or blue raspberry bubble
gum exterior. This wonderfully patriotic item is perfect for summer,
especially the 4th of July!
Dubble Bubble "Dubbles" 3-Pack Peg Bag
Dubble Bubble offers a new way to "dubble" the flavor and fun with the Dubble Bubble Dubbles 3-pack peg bag. Dubbles pair yummy fruit flavors with the ever-popular classic Dubble Bubble bubble gum flavor to offer gum-lovers two flavors and two colors in every single piece. The Dubbles peg bag offers all three "dubbly" delicious flavor combinations: original and cherry, original and watermelon and original and blue raspberry.
Dubble Bubble Bubble Gum Fun Assorted Bags
Dubble Bubble Bubble Gum Fun Bags offer all of your Dubble Bubble favorites in one great assortment! Available in laydown bags filled with gum favorites including Dubble Bubble, Cry Baby Extra Eour Bubble Gum, Tongue Splashers, Razzles, Twinklers and Chewola.
Wack-O-Wax Lips or Wack-O-Wax Fangs 3-Pack
Toys turn into treats with Concord Confections' tasty Wack-O-Wax Lips or Wack-O-Wax Fangs. Now available in a great 3-pack, Wack-O-Wax Lips and Fangs are fun novelty items that are sure to bring a smile to kids and nostalgic adults alike.
Nik-L-Nip Peg Bag
Take a trip down memory lane with Nik-L-Nip
wax bottle drinks. These cute, wax bottle drinks are filled with
real fruit juice and are now available in handy peg bags. Nik-L-Nips
are guaranteed to take candy lovers back to a time when candy
offered a refreshing, rewarding treat experience!
Dubble Bubble Expands With Some Old Favorites
Several traditional bubble gum favorites are reintroduced under the Dubble Bubble Brand at Candy Expo 2004. With the acquisition of the Philadelphia Chewing Gum Company in July 2003, Concord Confections added treasured novelty gums, expanding their portfolio and reaffirming their bubble gum powerhouse position in the industry.
Dubble Bubble Cry Baby Extra Sour Bubble Gum
Get out your
tissues-- this gum is really sour! Cry Baby Extra Sour Bubble
Gum is the #1 brand and taste in sour products since 1991. Cry
Baby Extra Sour Bubble Gum is available in 5 extra sour flavors:
lemon, orange, cherry, apple and berry.
Dubble Bubble Gold Rocks Nugget Bubble Gum
There is no need to pan for gold when you've got this tastier
option! Dubble Bubble Gold Rocks Nugget Bubble Gum is a fruit
flavored bubble gum that looks just like gold nuggets! This nostalgic
novelty gum comes in a real cloth bag with a string closure.
Dubble Bubble Cotton Candy Gum
The carnival and fair favorite
is now a gum favorite with Dubble Bubble's Cotton Candy Gum. Each
offering features three cotton candy flavors including cherry,
lemon and blue raspberry. Gum smells and tastes just like the
Dubble Bubble Chewloa
Crayons get a new use when they are
made out of bubble gum! This favorite comes in 4 delicious flavors
including fruit punch, tangerine, mint and grape. Dubble Bubble
Chewloa is conveniently packaged in a special crayon box decorated
with kid drawings!
Dubble Bubble Joe Blo
What's better than bubble gum? GIANT Bubble Gum! Dubble Bubble
Joe Blo is the classic, king-sized, fruit flavored bubble gum
available in three great flavors: original, watermelon and grape!
Dubble Bubble The Great Bubble Gum Machine
goes interactive with a bubble gum machine in a box! The gum dispenser
really dispenses Dubble Bubble gumballs! Gumballs are featured
in supercharged flavors and colors including strawberry, cherry,
lemon, watermelon, orange and grape.
Concord Confections Broadens Confectionary Line
Confections' 2004 line welcomes many new items from the time-honored
Philadelphia Chewing Gum Company brands. These traditional favorites
expand Concord Confections' confectionery offerings with even
more treasured novelty candies sure to delight all nostalgic candy
fans young and old.
Cry Baby Tears Candy
Can you handle the sour? These extra sour candies from the #1
name brand and taste in sour products are shaped like little teardrops
and will send you running for your tissues!
El Bubble It's a Boy/It's a Girl Bubble Gum Cigars
new arrivals with a classic birth announcement! El Bubble Bubble
Gum Cigars are a sweet switch from traditional tobacco products
and are available in delicious fruit flavors. Each cigar is imprinted
with "It's a Boy" or "It's a Girl" and you can fill in the baby's
statistics on the box for a fun keepsake!
El Bubble Bubble Gum Cigars
Originating in 1949, this American
classic is one of the longest-selling items in the confectionery
industry. El Bubble Bubble Gum Cigars are packed in boxes of three
flavor assortments: banana, mint and fruit, or orange, grape and
Cotton Candy Candy
It's like a day at the fair with Cotton
Candy Candy. These sweet treats are shaped as miniature cotton
candy cones and taste just like the real thing! Each pack contains
three cotton candy flavors: cherry, lemon and blue raspberry.
Crayon Fruit Pop
These fun Twist 'n Lick Lollipops are
an exciting interactive candy item for kids. When you pop off
the top and twist the bottom, delicious candy flows from the "crayon"
as if you were coloring! Each pack contains a three flavor assortment
of cherry, grape and apple.
Lick 'n Erasers
This unique eraser-shaped candy will brighten
up any school day! These delicious erasers conveniently fit on
the top of your pencil! Each box contains delicious fruit flavors
including cherry, orange, lemon, grape and watermelon, Lick 'n
Erasers come in fun school desk styled packs for additional school
Office Pleasures Chewing Gum
Office Pleasures Chewing Gum
makes storing gum at the office easy! Available in two great flavors
twin mint and original assorted, Office Pleasures Chewing Gum
is packaged in convenient reusable jar containers that fit easily
in your desk drawer.
Bubble gum goes sporty with Magic Colors.
These collectible packs featuring different sports and great flavors
make Magic Colors bubble gum sticks fun to eat and collect! Available
in a variety of flavors, Magic Colors will delight bubble gum
Concord Confections, the maker of Dubble Bubble, the world's first bubble gum, is one of the largest manufacturers of bubble gum in the world, having established its leadership position offering innovative brands in the category including Tongue Splashers - "The gum ball that paints your mouth with a splash of color." Founded in 1986, Concord Confections' packaged goods, bulk, bulk vending and private label products can be found in mass merchandise, grocery, drug, convenience, toy and wholesale outlets worldwide. For more information on any of the gum and confectionery products available from Concord Confections, please call 800/267-0037 or visit the company's website at www.dubblebubble.com. Come see Concord Confections at Booth #1209 at 2004 All-Candy Expo.