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Dum-Dums were originated by Akron Candy Co., Bellevue, Ohio, in 1924. I.C. Bahr, the early sales manager of the company, named the ball-shaped candy on a stick and figured Dum-Dums was an easy name for children to say and remember.

Spangler Candy purchased Dum-Dums in 1953 from Akron Candy and moved the operation to Bryan, Ohio where the famous pops are still made today.

Dum-Dums is now one of the most recognized brands in candy.  They're found in the homes of families across the U.S. and trusted by millions of small businesses who treat their customers with these delicious little pops.

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NEW Dum-Dums Sour Smashes!  Delicious Dum-Dums flavors smashed together with sour flavor in these mouthwatering pops! Available at Family Dollar Stores.

NEW Dum-Dums Sour Smashes! Delicious Dum-Dums...

Celebrate National Lollipop Day with #DumDums – a true work of art! Thank you to artist, Vega C. for this drawing.

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Happy Birthday America! #DumDums #IndependenceDay

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Blu raspberry, root beer, butterscotch. Which will take
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Blu raspberry, root beer, butterscotch. Which will...

Who needs flowers when you have flavors?

Who needs flowers when you have flavors?

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There's nothing like a Dum Dum to lift your spirits.

There's nothing like a Dum Dum to...

Happy Valentine’s Day to all our Heart Pop loving fans!
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Don’t be fooled. Kids won’t.

Don’t be fooled. Kids won’t.

It's National Hard Candy Day! Celebrate the season with your favorite Dum Dum flavor now wrapped up in a candy cane!
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Happy 'Trick or Treating' this weekend!
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Welcome to the first day of fall!
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Welcome to the first day of fall! . . . . . #fall...

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Sour grape, sour watermelon and sour blu raspberry! Pick up a bag of Dum-Dums Sour Smashes at Family Dollar Stores and discover your favorite flavor today!

Sour grape, sour watermelon and sour blu...

NEW Dum-Dums Sour Smashes are a homerun, with three mouth-watering flavors: sour grape, sour blu raspberry, and sour watermelon!  Available at Family Dollar.

NEW Dum-Dums Sour Smashes are a homerun,...

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