Dum Dums (lollipop)

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Unwrapped Dum Dums

Dum Dums are sphere-shaped lollipops named by I. C. Bahr, a sales manager at the Akron Candy Company in Bellevue, Ohio, in 1924. In 1953, the Dum Dum Pop was purchased by the Spangler Candy Company and moved manufacturing to Bryan, Ohio.[1]

Flavors[edit]

Dum Dums are made in sixteen flavors with new flavors rotating into the mix every so often.[2] The Mystery Flavor is a result of the end of one batch mixing with the next batch, rather than stopping production to clean machines in between flavors.[3]

Current Flavors

  1. Blue Raspberry (1995–Present)
  2. Blueberry (2010–Present)
  3. Bubble Gum (2002–Present)
  4. Butterscotch (original flavor, 1953–Present)
  5. Cherry (original flavor, 1953–Present)
  6. Cotton Candy (2002–2014, 2014–present)
  7. Cream Soda (1968–Present)
  8. Fruit Punch (2001–2002, 2011–2014, 2014-present)
  9. Grape (original flavor, 1953–Present)
  10. Lemon Lime (2015–present)
  11. Mystery (2001–Present)
  12. Orange (original flavor, 1953–2000, 2011–Present)
  13. Peach-Mango (2013–Present)
  14. Root Beer (1953–1961, 1968–Present)
  15. Sour Apple (1991–2000, 2001–Present)
  16. Strawberry (1954–Present)
  17. Watermelon (1982–Present)

Seasonal Flavors

  1. Apple cider
  2. Gingerbread
  3. Green Apple(Grinch)
  4. Hot Chocolate
  5. Merry Cherry
  6. Polar Punch (Same as Limited Edition Polar Blast, different wrapper)
  7. Sugar cookie
  8. Sugar Plum

Discontinued Flavors

  1. Banana (1960–1966, 2005–2008)
  2. Banana Split (2009–2011)
  3. Black Cherry (1968–1970)
  4. Buttered Popcorn (2001)
  5. Cherry Cola (2005–2009)
  6. Chocolate (1955-1960, 1966–1975, 2002–2008)
  7. Coconut (2008–2010)
  8. Coconut-Pineapple (original flavor, 1953–1970, 2005–2008)
  9. Hawaiian Punch Fruit Juicy Red (2014)
  10. Hawaiian Punch Polar Blast (2014)
  11. Dulce de Leche (2011–2013)
  12. Lemon (original flavor, 1953–2000)
  13. Lime (original flavor, 1953–1991)
  14. Mango (2008–2013)
  15. Orange Cream (2000–2002)
  16. Peach (1987–2002)
  17. Pineapple (1970–2001)
  18. Pink Lemonade (2005–2009)
  19. Raspberry (1961–1968, 1975–1982)
  20. Raspberry Lemonade (2013-2015)
  21. Strawberry Shortcake (2009–2011)
  22. Tangerine (2008–2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dumdumpops.com/about-us
  2. ^ "Dum Dums Flavor History". Dum Dums. Spangler Candy Company. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "What is the Mystery Flavor of Dum Dums?". Article. Mental_Floss. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 

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