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Scary Scorpion Suckers

These Halloween Lollipops Feature a Delicious Arachnid

— October 29, 2014 — Lifestyle
The scorpion sucker by Hotlix will make a delectable Halloween lollipop.

If you really want to freak your friends out (not to mention trick-or-treators) hand them one of these truly frightening treats. Bonus points if they have a deathly fear of arachnids. Can you imagine the look on their face? Not to mention the blood-curdling scream coming out of their mouth.

The company claims that it is, indeed, a real scorpion inside the fruit-flavored lollipop, but only you'll be able to verify that! The pops come in apple, banana, blueberry or strawberry flavors. And don't worry, there's no scorpion venom included in the recipe -- just a little bit of a high-protein crunch! Talk about a healthy Halloween treat.
Trend Themes
1. Creepy Confectionery - There is a growing trend for unusual and frightening confectionery, such as lollipops featuring real scorpions.
2. Fear Factor Marketing - Marketing products that play on people's fears, such as arachnophobia, is becoming more prevalent in the business world.
3. Unconventional Halloween Treats - Consumers are increasingly seeking out unique and unconventional treats to enhance their Halloween experience.
Industry Implications
1. Candy Manufacturing - The candy manufacturing industry has the opportunity to explore and produce more unconventional and frightening confectionery products.
2. Marketing and Advertising - Marketing and advertising agencies can embrace the fear factor marketing trend to create campaigns that tap into people's fears and attract attention.
3. Holiday Retail - Retailers specializing in holiday products can expand their offerings by including unconventional and scary treats, catering to the demand for unique Halloween experiences.
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