R.M. Palmer Celebrates their 70th Anniversary in 2018! Baby Binks Turns 70!

West Reading, PA, January 2018 — R.M. Palmer Company is proud to mark the 70th anniversary of the company and their beloved product Baby Binks in 2018. What began in 1948 as one man’s dream to establish a confectionery business, has grown into a collection of holiday novelties loved by millions.

Baby Binks, was introduced in 1948 and is one of the original characters created by R. M. Palmer. The icon of the Palmer Easter candy lineup, Baby Binks is 2 ounces of creamy, milk chocolate in a hollow shell with sweet candy eyes. For generations, Easter baskets everywhere have included this classic chocolate baby bunny.

Anchored by icons with names like Baby Binks, Peter Rabbit, and Flopsy, Palmer has turned figureless chocolates into exciting characters, each with their own personality. R.M. Palmer Company has left their mark on an entire industry, holding patents for unique designs and innovative manufacturing processes alike. In fact, Palmer is widely recognized for making more hollow chocolate bunnies than any other company in the world – manufacturing 50 million hollow bunnies each year.

Today, the R.M. Palmer Company is the 25th largest confectioner in North America and the 82nd largest confectioner in the world (candyindustry.com). From its headquarters in West Reading, PA, R.M. Palmer’s 850 dedicated employees design, produce, package, and ship more than 500 unique items to retail locations throughout North America – making R.M. Palmer one of America’s largest and most innovative confectioners.

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