LINCOLNSHIRE, IL— Realistic looking Franks and Bologna Bubble Gum in popular lunchmeat styles and packaging are the latest gum novelty items for kids from Ford Gum & Machine.

Each airtight blister package includes 8 delicious fruit flavored Franks or 7 Bologna slices, and is available in a counter and powerwing display. SRP: $0.59.

“Retailers now recognize that adding new & innovative fad candies to their mix keeps kids coming back to check out the candy aisle for the newest & coolest items,” explains Steve Greene, Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “The candy aisle is taking a hint from the toy aisle by not just relying on the Brand names to bring kids to the aisle – but by catching kids’ attention with new off-the-wall novelty candy features.”

“Packaging is essential to a novelty candy products success,” adds Greene., “That’s why Ford Gum offers cutting-edge retail packaging with quick-to-understand graphics and outstanding product displays, including counter displays, sidekicks, and floor displays.”

Ford Gum & Machine Company is the only manufacturer of sugar-free gumball products and is a leading producer of premium gum and confectionery products including the full line of Carousel brand Gumball machines and refills. For more information contact Ford Gum & Machine Company, Inc., Sales & Marketing 640 Margate Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069.  Phone: 847-955-0003.  Fax: 847-955-0004.  www.fordgum.com. Email: sales@fordgum.com.