Startup Lolleez Offers a Soothing Organic Solution for Kids' Sore Throats

Coming from a mother's want for a remedy to ease her children's sore throats without the worry of artificial additives or the risk of choking, the idea for Lolleez was born. Lolleez are organic, worry-free, throat soothing lollipops for kids, that offer a simple solution to a simple problem, and they're available in the U.S. just in-time for cold and flu season.

Last year, when Melissa Evans's daughter came down with a sore throat, she wished there was something she could provide to soothe her and put a smile back on her face. That's when she noticed there were no options that she felt comfortable with. Cough drops and lozenges posed a risk for choking and, for the most part, contained chemicals like artificial colours, flavours and ingredients. She then came up with the idea for a worry-free, healthier and fun alternative for kids.

What makes Lolleez different? First, it's the ingredients – Lolleez are made from USDA Certified Organic ingredients and ingredients you can pronounce and understand, like organic honey and natural fruit pectin. They are also Non-GMO as well as gluten, dairy and nut free. Second, it's the worry-free shape – Lolleez are flat and on a stick versus a round ball, which is a potential choking hazard. Lastly, the taste – Lolleez come in three delicious kid (and adult) friendly flavours: Watermelon, Strawberry and Orange Mango. After surveying hundreds of kids, Lolleez founders determined that traditional flavours like cherry and grape have a negative association that is tied to medicines.

"Few ailments cause overall unhappiness to both kids and parents like a sore throat. Whether it's allergies, a cough or a cold, a sore throat is painful. Every time you swallow, it's there and it hurts," said Melissa Evans, Lolleez Founder. "There is nothing worse than watching your child suffer, so I'm really excited to be able to offer an organic and worry-free throat remedy that can help soothe both physical (child) and emotional (parent) pain, with the launch of Lolleez."

Lolleez come in packs of 15 pops: Watermelon, Strawberry, Orange Mango and a Variety Pack. Find out more about the Lolleez brand on its website.