Elmer’s Snacks Are Great For Back To School
When packing lunches for school we all like to give our kids what they like! Elmer’s Snacks have lots of choices, even for the pickiest of kids. Since they have done this since 1946 they really know what they are doing.
This is the variety of products I received. They include Jumbo Peanuts, Creole Popcorn, Jalapeno Cheese Curls, Cheese Popcorn, Green Onion Cheese Curls, Hot-N-Spicy Cheese Curls, Bar-B-Que Cheese Curls, and Original Cheese Curls. Now that is enough to take care of Desiree for quite a while!
They are each unique and look very different! We found they are all delicious and offer something for everyone in the family.
Elmer’s Dry Roasted Peanuts, which have been roasted to perfection! Another customer favorite snack, this is a great healthy snack for low carb diets too!
This sweet caramel popcorn and Hot-N-Spicy popcorn mix will have your taste buds dancing and singing for more!
For Those Who Desire “a Little Pepper in their Cheese”, Elmer’s has Created the Perfect Combination. Jalapeno Chee Wees spices are made from the freshest peppers along with a hint of Lime combined with delicious cheese and will satisfy those who love a little spice added to their snacks!
This delicious popcorn is covered with a unique blend of real cheese – once you’ve tasted this cheese popcorn you are sure to be a fan!
Elmer’s Green Onion Chee Wees are made with delicious aged sharp cheese and dressed up with our mild, sweet green onion flavor spices!
Elmer’s Hot-N-Spicy Chee Wees are made with “Real” aged sharp cheese along with a unique blend of spices with just the right amount of heat to keep you going back for more, this is definitely a favorite in New Orleans!
Elmer’s Bar-B-Que Chee Wees have a Delicious Aged Sharp Cheese coating along with a Very Unique Spice Blend, Voted their MOST POPULAR flavor by their customers! Not your typical sweet flavor bar-b-que spice!
Elmer’s Original Cheese Chee Wees are made with “Real” aged sharp cheese that customers have loved for Generations! This is a New Orleans original snack! They started with this flavor way back in 1946!
In 1855 Christopher Miller settled in New Orleans and started the Miller Candy Company. After many successful years, Miller turned the company over to his son-in-law Augustus Elmer. Augustus changed the name to Elmer Miller Candy and moved to Magazine Street in New Orleans. Augustus’ five sons, who would eventually take control of the company, expanded the product line and changed the name to Elmer Candy Corporation.
The five brothers invented a new product — the cheese curl. The curls, which were originally manufactured and sold as corn curls, were eventually flavored with cheese and became a very big seller for the company. The brothers also came up with many new candy products such as Mint Bubblets, Heavenly Hash and Gold Brick Candy.
In 1936 the sales manager for Elmer’s, Morel M. Elmer, Sr., decided to hold a contest in New Orleans to give this successful product a name. The winning name CheeWees is still being used today. In 1946 his son, Morel M. Elmer, Jr., decided to capitalize on the product’s success. He started a new company which eventually he named, Elmer’s Fine Foods. He began to package “Chee Wees” in cellophane bags rather than cans.
In 2005, New Orleans was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. The storm’s 100 MPH winds and subsequent 10′ flood waters destroyed the entire Port Street facility where CheeWees are produced. It took approximately 16 months to rebuild the facility and replace all the machinery and equipment used in the plant. During this time Elmer’s Fine Foods was closed and unable to produce any of it’s delicious snack foods. In January of 2007, the business re-opened and the company website was launched. Now people everywhere are once again enjoying Elmer’s CheeWees—one of New Orleans traditional favorites.
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