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Local 12 News reporters had a good time reporting that Perfetti Van Melle employees wouldn’t be turning up for work the morning of September 18, 2017. Of course, they turned up—big time. It just wasn’t “business as usual.”     

Perfetti Van Melle continues to innovate Mentos products

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ERLANGER, KY – Always innovating what confectionery can do, Perfetti Van Melle is excited to share news of three innovations: Mentos Pure Fresh Gum Velcro™ Wallet, Mentos Share-A-Bowl, and Mentos Always White Gum. These are just three of several new Mentos innovations we’re celebrating at this year’s Sweets and Snacks Expo. Be sure to stop… Read more »

Announcing Airheads Gum from Perfetti Van Melle

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ERLANGER, KY – Always innovating what confectionery can do, Perfetti Van Melle has just brought Airheads fantastically fruity goodness to the sugar-free gum category. The tremendously tangy, playfully chewy chew of Airheads Gum is currently hitting the shelves of retailers across North America. Available in our three most popular flavors—watermelon, cherry and blue raspberry—Airheads Gum… Read more »

Perfetti Van Melle offering more Airheads chewy goodness

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ERLANGER, KY – Perfetti Van Melle loves to surprise and delight consumers. Always innovating what confectionery can do, we have expanded our tremendously tangy, playfully chewy Airheads lineup. During this year’s Sweets and Snacks Expo, we’re announcing our new Airheads White Mystery Bites, expansion of our stand-up bag offerings for Airheads Xtremes Bites, Airheads Soft… Read more »

Candy Giant Perfetti Van Melle to add production, 70 jobs in Northern Kentucky

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FRANKFORT, KY – $11 million investment will bring additional manufacturing to Boone County Gov. Matt Bevin today announced candymaker Perfetti Van Melle USA, which produces Airheads, Mentos and other popular brands, will expand its manufacturing plant near Erlanger with an $11 million investment bringing 70 new full-time jobs. “This announcement of new jobs and investment… Read more »

Perfetti Van Melle USA donates bicycles to Boys & Girls Clubs

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ERLANGER, KY – On Monday, March 27, at 3:30 PM, Perfetti Van Melle USA, local manufacturer and distributor of candies such as Airheads and Mentos, will donate 40 brand new boys’ and girls’ Huffy bicycles—with helmets—to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati. Perfetti Van Melle employees will join CEO Mehmet Yuksek to deliver the… Read more »

Perfetti Van Melle featured in reinterpretation of Winold Reiss worker murals

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ERLANGER, KY – Perfetti Van Melle USA, local manufacturer and distributor of candies such as Airheads and Mentos, recently commissioned one in a series of ten murals that will reinterpret Cincinnati’s famous Winold Reiss Worker Murals. Installed February 8, 2017 at the Erlanger headquarters, the Perfetti Van Melle mural depicts the manufacturing process of the… Read more »