12-year-old Female's Yummy Inventions to Hit Oral Health Section of 4,000 Walmart Stores
The List TV: "She has the idea of making a lollipop that is good for your teeth. The treats sold all over the world are sugar free and help prevent cavities by neutralizing acidity in your mouth after a meal. The kosher lollipop company started by a twelve-year-old is projected to earn a million dollars."
Zolli's Alina talks with Live in the D host Tati Amare about Zolli Candy's expanded product offerings, including Zaffi Taffy and Zolli Drops, as well as Zolli's Million Smiles initiative.
In this PBS Biz Kid$ video, Zolli Candy CEO Alina Morse talks about the importance of saving, having a Million Dollar Mindset, and how her entire family helps with her good-for-your-teeth candy business.
Alina Morse — the 12-year-old founder/inventor of Zollipops (aka the "clean teeth lollipops"). Zollipops are natural lollipops that contain erythritol, xylitol and stevia (sugar alternatives), which neutralize acid in the mouth and reduce the risk of tooth decay and cavities.
Health and indulgence are not mutually exclusive, something that 12-year-old entrepreneur Alina Morse, founder of nationally-sold candy brand Zollipops, knows perfectly well. Her brand of xylitol candies, marketed for their teeth-friendly credentials, has been embraced by national retailers Whole Foods, Kroger, and Toys “R” Us.“
Alina Morse, CEO of Zollipops is stocking stores with her third product, Zaffy Taffy, and she hasn't even finished 6th grade!" One of our missions is to get rid of tooth decay in kids and adults," she says.
Eleven-year-old Alina saw a problem: She knew everyone loved lollipops, but knew that they are full of sugar and bad for your teeth. She created Zollipops that actually prevents cavities by cleaning your teeth as you snack.
Special Olympics Michigan had a very special guest at the 2016 State Summer Games - Zollipops - a company founded by Michigan Native Alina Morse, 11. Zollipops is a company that specializes in a one-of-a-kind "candy" that is actually good for you.
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.