YummyEarth Organic Gummy Bears and Lollipops Lead Trend for a Greener and Healthier Halloween


September, 2011 – The trend to “green” Halloween is growing with the help of YummyEarth Organic Candy. USDA organic certified YummyEarth Organic Gummy Bears and Lollipops meet the growing requests from parents for healthier alternatives while maintaining the fun and flavor of Halloween which kids demand. With YummyEarth, Halloween is a more kid and planet-friendly holiday.

This year YummyEarth is adding a new product, YummyEarth Halloween Personal Bin, to offer a gift item for the Halloween season. Together with YummyEarth Halloween Organic Gummy Bears and YummyEarth Organic Lollipops, the spooky season just got sweeter.

YummyEarth, the #1 candy company in the U.S., is leading the organic candy craze. Halloween sales doubled for YummyEarth from 2009 to 2010. Over 100 million YummyEarth Organic Lollipops were sold in 2010 at over 40,000 retail stores. The mainstream media along with environmental and mom bloggers have been covering the trend and raving about YummyEarth. On ABC News Ashley Koff, Registered Dietician and founder of AshleyApproved.com, recommended YummyEarth organic candy as a better quality treat for Halloween. Phil Lempert, the Today Show’s famed Food Critic, refers to YummyEarth as “the best lollipop I’ve ever tasted.” Rachael Ray loved them so much she featured them as the Snack of the Day on the Rachael Ray Show. MSNBC featured YummyEarth on their eco-friendly Halloween report.

Founded by two dads who want to share great tasting treats with their children while avoiding yucky chemicals found in regular candy, YummyEarth organic candy is 100% all natural, made with real fruit extracts and planet friendly ingredients. It is gluten-free, fat-free, dairy-free, soy-free, GMO-free, peanut-free, tree-nut free and has no artificial dyes, no MSG and no high fructose corn syrup.

YummyEarth Organic Gummy Bears and Lollipops offers stores and families an alternative choice this Halloween. “Creating delicious organic sweets for my own 3 kids and for all the families across the globe is the best part of my job,” said Rob Wunder, co-founder of YummyEarth.

Halloween Candy:

  • YummyEarth Organic Halloween Gift Personal Bin – Includes approximately  30 lollipops, SRP $5.49  (6 oz each, 10 units per case)
  • YummyEarth Organic Gummy Bears Halloween Pack – Includes 30 mini treat packs per bag, SRP $8.49  (13.2 oz bag, 12 bags per case)
  • YummyEarth Organic Lollipops Halloween Pack – Includes approximately 60 lollipops per bag, SRP $7.99 (12.3 oz bag, 12 bags per case)
  • YummyEarth Organic Lollipops Bulk – Includes approximately 315 lollipops, SRP $31.96  (5lb bag)

About YummyEarth
YummyEarth is the #1 organic candy company in the United States and has international distribution in over 40 countries.  YummyEarth was founded by two dads who want to share great tasting yummy treats with their children while avoiding yucky chemicals found in regular candy.

YummyEarth offers 21 unique flavors, including Pomegranate Pucker, Blood Orange Cocktail, Strawberry Smash and Chili Mambo Mango in its range of candy that includes everything from grocery pouches and bulk to fancy gourmet bags of YummyEarth Organic Candy Drops, YummyEarth Organic Lollipops, and new YummyEarth Organic Gummy Bears and Worms. 

YummyEarth pioneered the organic candy category in 2005, forging the way into the mainstream.  YummyEarth Organic Lollipops were the first organic candy at Toys R Us, Borders Books, Party City and Bed Bath and Beyond.  Most recently, YummyEarth was awarded as the runner-up in the non-chocolate category by National Confectionary Sales Association (NCSA), a 110+ year old peer group of industry leaders.  The NCSA honored the top confectionary and snack introductions with its 2010 New Product Awards in October 2010. For more information, visit www.yummyearth.com.

YummyEarth Organic Halloween Candy

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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