BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Peeps treats are going on hiatus for several months — one other of the coronavirus pandemic.
True Born Quality Confections mentioned it won’t be producing the stylish marshmallow sweets for Halloween, Christmas or Valentine’s Day because the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based totally mostly company prepares for subsequent Easter, PennLive.com reports.
Production of the vacation-fashioned candies was suspended in the spring because the coronavirus spread all the plan during the order. Restricted manufacturing resumed in mid-May well perchance perchance with protocols in order to present protection to employees, True Born mentioned.
“This downside resulted in us having to fabricate the advanced decision to forego manufacturing of our seasonal candies for Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day to be succesful to focal point on meeting the expected overwhelming demand for Peeps for subsequent Easter season, to boot to our day after day candies,” the company mentioned.
For confectioners, Easter is one of their supreme and busiest times of the one year as kids — and adults — utilize the vacation as an excuse to delight in candy eggs and chocolate bunnies.
True Born, which has been in industry since 1923, mentioned its assorted seasonal confections are expected to return to store cabinets by Halloween 2021.