PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With companies scaling back production amid the Coronavirus outbreak, shoppers could see shortages on shelves when it comes to Easter candy.
Just Born, the company responsible for the manufacturing of PEEPS® as well as numerous other candies, posted on its Facebook page about the current state of production.READ MORE: Howard W. Hanna Jr., Founder Of Real Estate Agency Dies At 101 Years Old
Just Born say that all of their PEEPS® have been shipped to retailers for the upcoming season.READ MORE: 'I Owe Him Everything'; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Pays Tribute Following The Passing Of Dr. Freddie Fu
They also say that production at their facilities in Bethlehem and Philadelphia has been temporarily halted due to the growing Coronavirus outbreak.
Just Born also mentions that they have inventory of MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES® and GOLDENBERG’S® PEANUT CHEWS® in the short term but that shortages may occur moving forward.MORE NEWS: Wholey's Market Celebrates 109 Years In Business