Drugs here and Snickers joined forces to treat two groups of children to a World Cup soccer game. One hundred eighty-four tickets were donated to Citibeat, an inner-city soccer program. "These children will remember attending a World Cup game in Dallas for the rest of their lives," said Jack Evans Jr., president and chief executive officer of Tom Thumb.
CHICAGO -- Leaf here has developed new items for the upcoming Easter holiday. One is its Jolly Rancher Colossal Egg, packed 24 4.8-ounce pieces to the box. Each Colossal Egg holds two Jolly Rancher Assorted and one Passion Fruit Singles. Peanuts characters will be featured in the Peanuts Bubble Gum Eggs, in 12 or 24 1.2-ounce packs per case. Another new item features Heath Easter Sensations count goods.
Leaf also has developed a six-box combo of count goods for retailers, including one box each of Mini Robin Eggs, Eggums, Sixlets, Mini Whoppers Eggs and Heath Sensations.
Sugar-free Fudgie Rolls are chocolate-flavored chewy candies that come wrapped in foil twist wraps. Fudgie Rolls are packaged in 3.5-ounce bags and are available in bulk, 15 pounds per case.
Sugar-free Chocolate Crunch candies are milk chocolate-flavored balls with crisp rice, available in 3-ounce bags and 10-pound bulk cases. The company's sugar-free Fruit Chews are imported from France and are packaged in 3.5-ounce bags. They're also available in bulk, 15 pounds per case.
Easter Fruit Star Brites are hard candies that come in four flavors: apple, grape, lemon and strawberry. They are packed in 24 14-ounce bags per case and are also available in bulk in 31-pound cases.
Easter Royals are nougat-center caramels available in new flavors of bananas and cream, raspberries and cream, strawberries and cream, and orange and cream. They come packed in 24 14-ounce bags per case and in 30-pound cases.