15 years old and CEO of a multimillion-dollar company: this is Alina Morse Tessa Ham • Rich & Famous • 14 Apr 2021
A charitable effort that sprung from Zolli Candy is the Million Smiles Initiative, which commits 10% of the profits and One Million Zollipops to support oral health education in schools and qualified organizations.
Zollipop is the third best-selling lollipop on Amazon, outselling classic brands like Dum Dums, Charms Blow Pops, and Tootsie Pops. They are sold in roughly 25,000 major retailers in America, including Whole Foods, Walgreens, Walmart, and Kroger.
ABC7NY: Zolli Candy was invented by 14-year-old Alina Morse. The line is an all-natural, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and non-GMO candy, and certified sugar-free by Sugarwise.
Zolli's CEO, 13-yr-old Alina Morse, gave her one-minute elevator pitch on Entreprenuer's Elevator Pitch to raise $1 million. Watch to see if they sent her up or down!
Alina tells Entrepreneur, ‘Why can’t we make a lollipop that’s delicious and good for your teeth?’” She did just that in 2014, when she started up her company using $7,500 of savings from her grandparents.