Nestlé Offers Seasonal Items for Creative Gift-Giving

   
To Press Releases listGLENDALE, Calif.,Feb 3, 2012

Nestlé®  BUTTERFINGER®, Nestlé® CRUNCH®, WONKA Chocolate, SweeTARTS®, GOBSTOPPERS® Pull Out All Stops with New Valentine’s Day Treats Perfect for Loved Ones

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Nestlé Seasonal treats make it easy to let friends, colleagues and family know they are loved. Perfect for gift exchanges or to brighten up a co-worker’s or friend’s day, Nestlé’s line of Valentine’s Day sweets spotlight favorite varieties from Nestlé Butterfinger, Nestlé Crunch, and WONKA—each one featuring a fun Valentine’s twist. WONKA, the #1 branded sugar manufacturer for Valentine’s Day, has some new unique products for this gift-giving season:

  • NEW! SweeTARTS Jelly Beans
    Offered in a fun purple, turquoise, and magenta packaging, SweeTARTS Jelly Beans feature that sweet and tart kick of SweeTARTS all wrapped up in jelly bean form. Each package contains a mixture of both cherry- and grape-flavors and would be a great addition to any treat bag or present; 14 oz., $2.49.

  • NEW! WONKA Heart Toppers
    Available for both Gobstoppers and SweeTARTS, the WONKA Heart Toppers are a colorful, heart-shaped candy-filled tube topped off with an oversized heart. Each WONKA Heart Topper also features a built-in gift tag, making it extra easy to offer some sweet cheer in the classroom, office or at home; 1.2-1.5 oz., $.99.

  • NEW! Paul Frank Nestlé Crunch King Size Bar
    It’s the Nestlé Crunch  bar we all know and love—only king-sized and offered in an adorable, limited-edition Paul Frank packaging featuring “Julius the Monkey” in a blissful state. Open up the outer flap of the festive red box, and there’s a space for you to write a message for your loved one! The Paul Frank Nestlé Crunch King Size Bar is a Target exclusive; 2.75 oz., $1.99

  • NEW! Butterfinger Heart Box
    A heart-shaped box filled with miniature candy bars boasts that crispety, crunchety, peanut-buttery flavor. The motto scrawled across the front of the box—“Nobody’s gonna lay a finger on my Valentine”—offers a slightly irreverent twist to the traditional Valentine; 8 oz., $4.99.

  • NEW! WONKA Exceptionals Chocolate For Valentine’s Day
    This is the final year to give WONKA Exceptionals chocolate for Valentine’s Day –  WONKA Exceptionals chocolate is this year’s must-have, rare Valentine treat, with only a limited supply available in 2012 in Scrumdiddlyumptious, Triple Dazzle Caramel, Fantabulous Fudge and Chocolate Waterfall; 3.5 oz., $1.99.

“Nestlé is always looking for new and fun ways to innovate the world of confections,” said spokesperson Tricia Bowles of Nestlé USA Confections & Snacks. “These captivating new products are an easy, delightful and fool-proof way to let someone special know you’re thinking of them this Valentine’s Day.”

To find out more about Nestlé’s Valentine’s Day offerings, visit www.Wonka.com or www.NestleUSA.com.

About Nestlé USA

Named one of “The World’s Most Admired Food Companies” in Fortune magazine for fifteen consecutive years, Nestlé provides quality brands and products that bring flavor to life every day. From nutritious meals with Lean Cuisine® to baking traditions with Nestlé® Toll House®, Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverage products that make good living possible. That’s what “Nestlé. Good Food, Good Life” is all about. Well-known Nestlé USA brands include: Nestlé® Toll House®, Nestlé® Nesquik®, Nestlé® Coffee-mate®, Stouffer’s®,Lean Cuisine®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brand sandwiches, Nescafé®, NESTLÉ® Juicy Juice®, Buitoni®, DREYER’S/EDY’S®, Nestlé® Crunch®, Nestlé® Butterfinger®, Wonka®, DIGIORNO®, TOMBSTONE® and CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN® frozen pizza. Nestlé USA, with 2011 sales of $10 billion, is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world’s largest food company with a commitment to Nutrition, Health & Wellness — with 2011 sales of $94 billion. For product news and information, visit Nestleusa.com or NestleNewsroom.com.

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