Ripley's Believe It or Not! Special Edition 2017 To Feature 11-Year-Old's Candy, Zollipops
Zollipops® and its eleven-year-old entrepreneur and inventor, Alina Morse, are part of the 2017 special edition hardback non-fiction edition of the iconic Ripley's Believe It or Not! book. In partnership with Scholastic, the book isaimed at young readers and presents weird stories and photographs in a similar format to the larger, more mature Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Special Edition 2017 is on newsstands now.
"I cannot believe I'm featured in the Ripley's Believe It or Not! book," said Morse. "To be included in such a legendary book that includes so many cool facts and figures is a huge honor for me. Our mission is to help reduce childhood tooth decay, and it's thrilling to introduce Zollipops to a new audience and start changing the minds and candy eating patterns of kids and parents alike. With kids heading Back to School, timing is perfect for kids to learn about Zollipops and for teachers to sign up for 250,000 smiles at here and get free Zollipops for their schools."
The world of Ripley's Believe It or Not! started in 1919 when Robert Ripley began traveling the world in search of the most unbelievable people and places, visiting more than 200 countries in his lifetime. His legacy lives on through the Ripley's Believe it or Not! book series, which has been annually published since 1929. The kid's edition has been publishedannually since 2004, and targets kids age 8 to 12 and in grades 3 through 7.
Morse and Zollipops are featured in a two-page spread as part of Chapter 1 on Entertaining Enterprises. The feature describes Morse's unbelievable story behind her alternative to sugary suckers, and her healthy candies. Zollipops help naturally raise the pH in your mouth and helps teeth remineralize faster, help reduce development of future cavities and leave teeth feeling smooth and clean. Zollipops are sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan, dairy free, kosher and made with natural color and flavors in the USA.
Zollipops is #1 selling sugar free lollipop in USA, at Whole Foods Markets, US Military Exchange, Amazon, Meijer, HEB, Costco.com, and will be available at Toys R Us beginning in Sept, 2016. Morse's pops were the only candy company invited to participate in the White House Easter Egg Roll in 2015 and 2016, and have been featured on Good Morning America and Steve Harvey. To learn more about the Ripley's Believe it or Not!, visit here or for more on the popular Clean Teeth PopsTM, visit here.