Ford Gum & Machine Co.
(847) 955-0003
Ford brings back its Hip-Hearts Gumball Machine and Hip-Hearts Gumballs in plastic tubs for Valentine’s Day 2006.
The Hip-Hearts Gumball Machine is a 10-inch tall bright red machine that features a spiral drop chute dispenser imprinted with a colorful, whimsical Valentine pattern. Each machine includes eight ounces of red, pink and white gumballs imprinted with a Valentine message. The gumball machines are packed eight machines per case with a suggested retail price of $7.99.
Each resealable tub of Hip-Hearts Gumballs contains 18 ounces of red, pink and white gumballs with printed Valentine messages. The tubs are packed 12 per case and have a suggested retail price of $3.99.
Spooky Spiders
Madelaine Chocolate Novelties
(718) 945-1500
Madelaine’s Spooky Spiders are creamy solid milk chocolate decked out in colorful foil that features goofy spider guys and girls peering up from a black and gray spider web body accented with shiny gold, green, purple, pink, turquoise and orange. Spooky Spiders are delivered in six graphically coordinated displayers with 60 spiders showcased in each.
Dum Dum Pops Valentine Kit
Spangler Candy Co.
(800) 653-8638
Spangler’s offerings for Valentine’s Day 2006 include the Dum Dum Pops Valentine Kit. The kit contains 32 Dum Dum Pops in six assorted flavors with Valentine wrappers, 32 Valentine cards, 100 Valentine stickers and a box with a handle, punch-out mail slots and panels to decorate. The kit provides everything a child needs to prepare treats for friends or classmates as well as creating their own Valentine mailbox and carrying case. The Valentine Kit comes packed 24 per display case, and the suggested retail price  is $2.99.
NASCAR Mini War Wagon
R.M. Palmer
(610) 372-8971
This 2.5-ounce item is a replica of a Nascar tool chest or “war wagon.” Each drawer contains dextrose candies in the form of wrenches, lug nuts or car numbers. It has a suggested retail price of $4.99.
Double Crisp Snowflake
R.M. Palmer
(610) 372-8971
The Double Crisp Snowflake is both chocolatey and smooth and crisp and crunchy. Each Snowflake SKU is packed in a clear poly bag with a silver clip and has a suggested retail price of $1. There are 18 snowflakes packed in a thermoform display tray.    
Smarties Love Hearts and Easter Bags
Ce De Candy Inc.
(800) 631-7968
Dressed up for Valentine’s Day and Easter, both the 1-pound Smarties Love Hearts and Easter Bags are available in a 36-count display.