April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020. The Jel Sert Company has made the difficult decision to temporarily close the manufacturing portion of the West Chicago, Illinois, facility, effective at the close of business on April 3, 2020.  We are planning to re-open all or a portion of the manufacturing facility on or around April 13, 2020. During this…Read More

March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020. During this time of uncertainty, we feel it is important to share updates with both our Jel Sert employees and our neighbors in the community. We have just been made aware that a third Jel Sert employee has tested positive for COVID-19. That employee is currently at home and receiving care. We…Read More

March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020. Today we are reporting that two of our factory workers have recently tested positive for COVID-19. These employees are currently quarantined and receiving care. We have notified all employees who worked in close proximity with these workers, and as a precaution, have placed each on paid leave and asked that they self-quarantine…Read More

July 10, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (July10, 2019) – Wyler’s Light and Lemonade Day searched for flavorful and creative lemonade recipes from young business owners as the sponsor and host, respectively, of Lemonade Day’s inaugural National Best Tasting Contest. On June 28 in Houston, Tex., Lemonade Day judges declared seven-year-old Houston Suter of College Station, Tex. as the winner…Read More

June 18, 2019

A new partnership will provide unlimited flavored ice pops to hospitalized children in seven Midwest cities, including both children’s hospitals in Des Moines. Hy-Vee Inc., in conjunction with the Jel Sert Co., the American Childhood Cancer Organization and 10 children’s hospitals, announced a partnership that further expands the “Take a Pop, Share a Smile” program for hospitalized…Read More

June 17, 2019

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -– Through the “Take a Pop, Share a Smile” program, children battling cancer and other illnesses at The University of Kansas Health System will soon be able to access an endless supply of freezer pops. In a partnership between Hy-Vee, The Jel Sert Company and the American Childhood Cancer Organization, the…Read More

May 21, 2019

CHICAGO (May 21, 2019) – The newest innovations in confectionery and snacks were today recognized at the 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo’s annual Most Innovative New Product Awards. A panel of judges representing retail leaders in the confectionery and snack category evaluated products in nine categories: chocolate, non-chocolate, sweet, salty, savory, novelty, seasonal, gourmet/premium, and…Read More

February 15, 2019

Pop! Ad Icons: Otter Pops There’s nothing like sweet frozen juice on a hot day, especially when that frozen juice pop happens to have an adorable otter packaging. Bring home Pop! Alexander the Grape, Pop! Poncho Punch, Pop! Strawberry Short Kook, Pop! Little Orphan Orange and Pop! Sir Isaac Lime and increase your collection’s color and cuteness factor…Read More