Chupa Chups
Chupa Chups

Here are some facts about Chupa Chups

  • Chupa Chups is a Spanish brand of lollipop and other confectionery that was founded in 1958 by Enric Bernat. He wanted to create a candy that children could enjoy without getting their hands sticky.
  • The name Chupa Chups comes from the Spanish verb chupar, which means “to suck”. Bernat originally called his product “GOL”, but changed it to Chupa Chups after hearing his daughter say “chupa, chupa” (suck, suck).
  • The logo of Chupa Chups was designed by the famous surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in 1969. He drew a simple daisy shape with the brand name on a red and yellow background, and suggested placing it on top of the wrapper instead of the side.
  • Chupa Chups is sold in over 150 countries around the world, and produces about 4 billion lollipops a year. It has a variety of flavors, such as strawberry, cola, chocolate, and mint, as well as sugar-free and vegan options.
  • Chupa Chups has been endorsed by many celebrities over the years, such as Madonna, Britney Spears, Shakira, and One Direction. It has also appeared in movies and TV shows, such as E.T., The Simpsons, and Stranger Things.
  • Chupa Chups has a subsidiary brand called Smint, which was founded in 1994. Smint is a sugar-free mint that comes in a distinctive triangular shape and a flip-top dispenser.
  • Chupa Chups is currently owned by the Italian-Dutch company Perfetti Van Melle, which acquired it in 2006. Perfetti Van Melle is one of the world’s largest confectionery manufacturers, and also owns brands such as Mentos, Alpenliebe, and Airheads.
  • Chupa Chups has a mascot called Chuck, who is a yellow-haired boy with a big smile and a lollipop in his mouth. He was created in 1988 by the Spanish illustrator Jordi Labanda, and represents the fun and playful spirit of the brand.
  • Chupa Chups has collaborated with many other brands and artists to create limited edition products and collections. For example, it has partnered with Zara, H&M, Uniqlo, Coca-Cola, Sanrio, and BTS.
  • Chupa Chups has a slogan that says “Forever Fun”, which reflects its aim to bring happiness to children of all ages. It also has other slogans in different languages, such as “Es redondo y dura mucho” (It’s round and long-lasting) in Spanish, and “Smoke Chupa Chups” (an anti-smoking campaign) in English.
  • Chupa Chups has a website that offers games, videos, wallpapers, stickers, and other fun content for its fans. It also has social media accounts on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok.
  • Chupa Chups has a museum in Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Barcelona, where it was founded. The museum showcases the history and evolution of the brand, as well as its cultural impact and innovations.
  • Chupa Chups has a Guinness World Record for the largest lollipop sculpture ever made. It was created in 2015 in Moscow, Russia, and consisted of 10,000 lollipops arranged in the shape of a flower bouquet.
  • Chupa Chups has a charity program called “Chupa Chups Smile World”, which supports children’s causes around the world. It has donated lollipops and funds to various organizations, such as UNICEF, Save the Children, and Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • Chupa Chups  has a new product called “Incredible Chews”, which are soft chews with cola or strawberry flavor.  They come in a convenient stick format with individually wrapped pieces.

Top 10 most sold Chupa Chups flavors are:

  1. Strawberry Cream
  2. Cola
  3. Vanilla Chocolate
  4. Watermelon
  5. Raspberry
  6. Strawberry
  7. Grape
  8. Mango
  9. Apple
  10. Cherry

Chupa Chups has more than 100 flavours available worldwide, including sugar-free varieties.

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