WHOPPERS Malted Milk Balls first rolled onto the candy scene in 1939 as Giants, produced by the Overland Candy Company. In 1949, Leaf Brands reintroduced the candy into the market as WHOPPERS.
These crunchy classics became part of The Hershey Company family in 1996.
No, WHOPPERS candies are peanut-free.
One pouch of WHOPPERS candy contains 10 pieces which has 100 total calories.
Although we are unsure of how WHOPPERS candy got its name, it did replace a chocolate-covered malted milk candy called "Giants", which was first introduced about 1939.
WHOPPERS candy was introduced by Leaf Brands in December 1949.
WHOPPERS chocolates are made of a crunchy malted milk center covered with a creamy chocolaty coating.