DeMet’s® Candy Company Combines Beloved TURTLES® with America’s Favorite Nut

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New Peanut Caramel Nut Cluster Launches at Sweets & Snacks Expo, Available to Consumers Fall 2015

Stamford, Conn., May 4, 2015– DeMet’s® Candy Company, maker of America’s most beloved chocolate indulgences including TURTLES® and FLIPZ®, is launching a new treat sure to become an instant classic: TURTLES® Peanut Caramel Nut Clusters. The new flavor will be available to consumers nationwide at food, mass, drug, and convenience retail chains in Fall 2015.

This new caramel nut cluster variety was inspired by consumers love for peanut butter and America’s number one snack nut, the peanut. TURTLES® Peanut is a perfect blend of lightly salted peanuts, creamy caramel, and luscious milk chocolate topped with a  delicious peanut drizzle.

TURTLES® Peanut joins a delectable lineup of flavors including Original, Dark Almond, Cashew, Sea Salt Caramel and Hazelnut. The new products will be available at pricing in line with existing items of the same size.

  • 5 oz minis standup pouch
  • 4.7 oz standup bag with individually wrapped pieces
  • 2.9 oz lay down box

Developed in Chicago, TURTLES® maintain a commitment to quality ingredients that create the craveable confection enjoyed for more than 100 years. Developed by George DeMet, TURTLES® still use fresh-roasted nuts, handcrafted caramel, and premium chocolate.

About Turtles®

Created by George DeMet in his candy shop in Chicago, TURTLES® the Original Caramel Nut Cluster features premium pecans and creamy caramel hiding beneath a decadent chocolate shell. TURTLES® still feature handcrafted caramel, premium chocolate and fresh-roasted nuts available in a variety of sizes and flavors including: Original, Dark Almond, Cashew, Sea Salt Caramel, Hazelnut, and Peanut. TURTLES® can be found nationwide at food, mass, drug and convenience retail chains including Target, Wal-Mart, CVS and Walgreens. To learn more, visit

About DeMet’s® Candy Company

DeMet’s® Candy Company makes America’s most beloved chocolate indulgences including the timeless classic, TURTLES® Caramel Nut Clusters and the irresistible anytime snack, FLIPZ®. Taking great pride in honoring the traditions George DeMet intended when his family opened his first candy store back in the early 1900s, it’s the DeMet way to use only the very best ingredients. From baking pretzels fresh in house daily, to taking the time to make homemade caramel, and sourcing world-class chocolates and premium nuts, all of DeMet’s® confections are sure to delight. To learn more, visit