Budget Saver & Ziegenfelder
Sweet History, Promising Future In Frozen Pops!
For well over a century, the Ziegenfelder name has been synonymous with the big and happy smiles that come from enjoying wholesome treats. A rich history of customer service and homemade products that began with candy, expanded into ice cream and evolved to become one of the largest producers of frozen twin pops in the United States.
From early days in 1861 until today, Ziegenfelder has evolved into a company that focuses solely on the creation of the best-tasting highest quality frozen ice novelties available anywhere, commonly referred to as the “Rainbow Array™.”
“Our goal has always been, and remains, making the highest quality, best tasting products in the market and selling them to our valued consumers at the best price possible.” –Lisa Allen, President
The Ziegenfelder Company has been women owned for the past 20 years, although only first certified in 2013. The Ziegenfelder Company is certified through Women's Buisness Enterprise National Council or WBENC, learn more by visiting their website here.
Lisa Allen took over the Ziegenfelder Company from her father Charles Lando in 2004. Since then, the company has shown steady growth every year under her leadership. Lisa lives the values that are instilled in the 154 year old twin pop company.
The Twin Pop
The Twin Pop was invented during the great depression so that two children could split one for a nickel.
Cherry is the top ranked twin pop flavor and Banana is second!
Budget Saver began packing 6 assorted flavors in one bag in 1989.
We had so many requests for an all Banana flavored bag we introduced it in 1995. The Banana bag is now one of our best selling items!
History of the Ice Pop
Frank Epperson of Oakland, California, popularized ice pops after patenting the concept of "frozen ice on a stick" in 1923. He initially called it the Epsicle. A couple of years later, Epperson sold the rights to the invention and the Popsicle brand to the Joe Lowe Company in New York City.
Epperson claimed to have first created an ice pop in 1905 at the age of 11 when he accidentally left a glass of powdered soda and water with a mixing stick in it on his porch during a cold night, a story printed on the back panel of Popsicle brand treat boxes in the 80's and 90's. However, the evidence for this is scant - via Wikipedia
For more on the Popsicle® brand click here