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WARHEADS(R) Launches Extreme Interactive Web Site
Dec 10, 2009 (07:12 AM EST)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- WARHEADS, the original extreme sour candy, launches a new fan site at featuring extreme interactivity, enhanced member benefits and integrated social networking, the company announced to more than 150,000 fans on Facebook and Twitter and via email to its WARHEADS club members.

The new site is designed to engage the brand's hardcore fans, mainly 8 to 18-year-old boys, as well as appeal to newer fans. Featuring an iPhone-like widget layout, the site is intended to encourage WARHEADS fans to make frequent visits to the site to join in lively discussion groups, upload video and create customized profile pages.

"WARHEADS has always been more than just a candy. It is an extreme experience that is best shared with friends," said Director of Marketing for Impact Confections Andy Telatnik. "Consumers love sharing their WARHEADS experiences as evidenced by the more than 150,000 Facebook fans and hundreds of YouTube videos. The new website integrates all of our social networking sites into one, and allows these fans to come together to build a community online."

The new WARHEADS Website features these highlights:

The new site also allows the company to better integrate WARHEADS events into its Web presence, creating an additional connection for WARHEADS fans. The site will showcase key WARHEADS-sponsored events like the ESPN Winter and Summer X Games, and allows real-time engagement through behind-the-scenes videos, live chat and interactive on-site activities.

A mobile site that allows on-the-go fans to easily access via their smart phones is planned to launch at the end of December.


The WARHEADS brand is part of the Impact Confections leading portfolio of candy. Mass merchants, convenience, drug and grocery stores all turn to Impact Confections as the pacesetter in interactive candies. As a leading innovator for confectionery candies, Impact Confections is the recipient of numerous coveted industry awards for product originality. The company's diverse product portfolio encompasses such leading consumer brands as WARHEADS, Lollipop Paint Shop, and Carousel Pop. Impact Confections, Inc. also owns Melster Candies in Cambridge, WI, where it produces well known traditional goodies such as Circus Peanuts, Peanut Butter Kisses, Salt Water Taffy, Coconut Toasties, Chocolate Covered Marshmallow, and Creme Drops. For more information visit or .

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