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Oct 2018

NEW Original Gummi FunMix® Brand Gets The Party Started In Candy Aisles!

Allendale, N.J. (October 9, 2018) – Candy and fruit snack maker The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc. is shaking up the candy category with the launch of new ORIGINAL GUMMI FUNMIX®.

With up to 18 individual gummi shapes, flavors and sizes in each pack, Original Gummi FunMix® is a literal party-in-a-bag for consumers, according to Josh Shapiro, Senior Vice President of Marketing.

“The endless mouth-watering combinations of shapes, textures, flavors and colors in every bag turns candy lovers into Certified Candy Mixologists,” states Shapiro, who adds that experiential purchasing is driving all segments of the market. “New Original Gummi FunMix® combines delicious with fun to eat.”

Consumers can create thousands of delicious ways to enjoy Original Gummi FunMix® on their own, or invite family and friends to share the luscious treats and make unique combinations.

“Once people see Original Gummi FunMix®, it’s not IF they’re buying, it’s simply which varieties,” shares Shapiro. “Every variety is a knock-out, and with so many favorites, it gives you permission to buy multiple bags and mix them together. Only Original Gummi FunMix® has done all that work and made it affordable!”

Original Gummi FunMix® is initially offered in SIX irresistible varieties.

  • GUMMI PARTY® combines up to 18 Gummi favorites including Gummi Cherries, Gummi Oranges ‘n Cream and Strawberries ‘n Cream Swirly Drops, along with Gummi Bears, Gummi Worms, Gummi Sharks and more! 
  • SOUR PARTY® is a tantalizing blend of up to 16 varieties of Sour Gummis and other Sour Candy Treats including bite size Rainbow Belts, Crème Filled Sour Licorice Straws, Sour Mini Worms, Sour Cherries and more!
  • SODA POP PARTY™ packs 6 favorite soft drink flavors into a single bag, from classics like Cola, Lemon-Lime, Orange and Grape, to trendy flavors including Cherry Cola and Strawberry, with classic bottle shapes.
  • FRUIT RINGS PARTY™ wheels out 6 delectable flavors mixing Peach Rings and Apple Rings with Lemon Rings, Strawberry Rings, Blue Raspberry Rings and Classic Watermelon Rings, all on a Marshmallow wheel. 
  • SERIOUSLY SOUR® is sure to please and is “pucker-full” of up to 17 shockingly sour varieties, combining Sour Gummi Rings, Sour Gummi Strawberry Bottles, Sour Soothers, Sour Peaches, Sour Raspberries and many more!
  • BERRY PARTY™ (Coming early 2019) is a gourmet pick of 5 exciting varieties in each pack, all coated with indescribable Candy Nonpareils around soft luscious gummi centers of Strawberry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Red Raspberry and Black Raspberry. 

“We’re excited to bring compelling innovation to the gummi category and to consumers,” adds Shapiro. “Our new varieties make anytime….party time, with next-level combinations that bring the thrill back to enjoying and sharing treats.”

Original Gummi FunMix® is available in a variety of treat sizes, including 5 oz. Peg Bags with a suggested retail price of $1.49-$1.99 and 10 oz. Re-Sealable Stand-Up Bags for $2.99. Singles and other packs are also being added.    

For more information, please visit www.promotioninmotion.com.

About The Promotion In Motion Companies

The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc. (“PIM”) is one of North America’s leading makers of fruit snacks, fruit rolls, confections and other snack food products. Ranked as #54 on Candy Industry Magazine’s “Global Top 100” confectionery companies in the world, PIM has also been named as one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies in the U.S. by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) four times in the past six years, most recently in 2017. PIM is also ranked by Crain’s Business as one of the New York metro area’s 100 largest privately owned companies, and by NJBIZ as one of the State’s 50 largest privately held employers. 

Millions of times each day across the world, consumers enjoy PIM’s vast array of loved brands including: Welch’s® Fruit Snacks, Welch’s® Fruit ‘n Yogurt™ Snacks, Welch’s® Fruit Rolls, Go Organically® Fruit Snacks, Sun-Maid® Milk Chocolate Raisins, Toggi® Fine European Chocolate Wafers, Tuxedos® Chocolate Almonds, Sour Jacks® Sour Candies, Nuclear Sqworms® Sour Neon Gummi Worms, Original Gummi Factory Brand Gummi Candies, Original Gummi FunMix® and more. PIM’s subsidiaries and affiliates include Promotion In Motion Canada, Inc., Grupo de Alimentación Promoción en Moción México, S. de R.L. de C.V., Grupo de Alimentación Promotion In Motion Iberica, S.L., Promotion In Motion UK, Ltd., Farmer’s Choice Food Brands, PIM Brands LLC and Pharma In Motion, LLC, makers of supplements, neutraceuticals and OTC pharmaceutical products and ingredients. For additional information, please visit www.promotioninmotion.com