What humbly began as a family gum business in Brooklyn in 1938 as Topps Chewing Gum, Inc., Topps has evolved into an iconic American and global company that employs 375 people in the United States. The company is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of physical and digital sports cards, entertainment cards and collectibles, and distinctive confectionery products. Bazooka Candy Brands is the confectionery division of Topps. Topps’ confectionery brands include Ring Pop®, Push Pop®, Baby Bottle Pop®, Juicy Drop ® and Bazooka® bubble gum along with a full line of seasonal products under those brands. Topps is headquartered in New York, New York and owns confectionery manufacturing facilities in Scranton, Pennsylvania and Argentina.
Topps was acquired by Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company and Madison Dearborn Partners in October 2007. For additional information, visit Topps.com, Candymania.com, and Bazookajoe.com.
Location: New York, NY - 10th District
U.S. Employees: 375
Exports to Other Countries: Yes
Tony Jacobs, President Global Confectionery
PAC Committee, Chairman
Bazooka Candy Brands is known for brands such as Juicy Drop, Ring Pop, and Push Pop.