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It's an Easter candy it's hard to -- -- these little guys right -- peeps that sugar coated marshmallow candy.
They're synonymous with spring and well they -- sounds even outside of Easter baskets take a look today -- I yet -- that occupy DC.
You -- royal -- as well.
And going way back in time yet peeps in the Roman coliseum take a look at that we want to know little bit more about the -- -- simply just take over.
Drugstore shelves every Easter -- highs VP of marketing for -- for -- as a company that makes all of these and all of these are made in Pennsylvania Matt -- -- idea.
For these little peeps come from.
Well actually started back in 1953 Jenna our candy company I was looking to acquire a small candy company Lancaster Pennsylvania.
We're -- their companies for jelly beans but lo and behold in the back room -- hundreds of these Amish women.
Making these quirky little peeps chicks by hand with pastry to.
And so -- hi I'm Bob Boren who's known as the father of peace.
He thought wow this is what is it that this company is all about actually bought the company at -- later.
You automated the entire process -- what used to take 27 hours with promised women doing it overnight.
Now only pick -- minute today.
You think six minutes per peak.
Six minutes -- -- -- -- we make it's always been a package and out the door had this to yourself.
And so I'm summer that you did two billion -- Every year is that right.
That's right most people know our chickens bunnies and Easter time but you know we make pumpkins -- -- Halloween reasons gnome in the Christmas -- about -- days so to over two billion Pete annually and Eddie through loan we make over 800 million chicks and bunnies.
800 million I admits it's pretty incredible and he still make all of them in Pennsylvania still.
-- a local company.
Yeah we've been making -- since banking particular bought the company in Bethlehem Pennsylvania.
And there are also Johnson joined now by the way I -- I feel great hands.
And he's -- they're so cute I feel bad.
-- -- -- Don't feel bad at all that could take a bite -- -- -- that's what most people lose the way they eat it.
Did you know in front the company -- come from the company themselves -- -- just go -- -- bite the hand off duty under the operator -- you said it in the what's the group put the best lady to keep.
Special way any sort of way.
Everybody has a different ways usually by their head off vs number one some people bite the -- and stretch it off.
All you know everybody has grown to collect the people in the microwave put it up a whole package but -- -- is all different ways people who drink eat.
Be careful of -- and Michael -- they can kind of and did little expletive weren't all that stuff that thank you so much nice to have you on his big time here for you guys we're enjoying the pizza and we'll be right that's -- happening thank.
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