Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about Buoy Pops.

What are Buoy Pops?

Buoy Pops are colorful, foil-wrapped chocolate treats on lollipop sticks. They look just like the buoys that fishermen use to mark their lobster traps along the coast of New England. Did you ever look at a lobster buoy and think it would make a great lollipop if you miniaturized it and made it out of chocolate? We did, and that’s how we got inspired to create Buoy Pops!

What are good occasions for Buoy Pops?

Buoy Pops are the perfect way to celebrate the joy and heritage of the New England coast. The ideal dessert for lobster roll lunches and seafood dinners. An inspired gift for family and friends. A memorable favor for parties and weddings. A distinctive corporate promotional item. A delightful treat anytime.

Are Buoy Pops new and unique?

Yes and yes! We have never seen anything similar, which is why we decided to create them. It was too fun an idea to pass up. After the initial inspiration for Buoy Pops, we spent quite a bit of time finding the best way to make them. We started selling them in August 2023.

What’s in Buoy Pops?

Fine Belgian chocolate. Nothing else. The chocolate is absolutely fantastic. Yes, Buoy Pops are fun to look at with your eyes, but they are even more enjoyable to experience with your tastebuds.

Are Buoy Pops available in other flavors?

Milk chocolate was the inaugural flavor of Buoy Pops, and now dark chocolate is available, too! We’re having fun experimenting with new flavors for future release. Tell us what types of Buoy Pops you’d like!

Seasonal and holiday colors of Buoy Pops?

Yes! Check our website often to discover limited-time seasonal and holiday editions of Buoy Pops—autumnal colors, Halloween colors, Christmas colors, Hannukah colors, Valentine’s colors, and more! Subscribe to receive our Buoy Pops updates by email, and you’ll be the first to know when special editions are available.

Custom colors for weddings, events, or organizations?
Yes! There are nearly limitless color options for Buoy Pop foils. Please contact us and tell us what you have in mind. We’d love to work with you to make your own customized Buoy Pops!
Options for shipping or free, local delivery?
Shipping by USPS Priority Mail
$8.55 shipping fee for orders up to $27.50
$14.75 for orders over $27.50

Please note that orders will ship without refrigeration. If an order is sent to a warm area or is exposed to warmth in the shipping process, the buyer assumes responsibility.

Free Local Delivery
We are pleased to offer free, local delivery to the following Maine places: Bailey Island, Bath, Brunswick, Cumberland, Falmouth, Harpswell, Freeport, Orrs Island, Portland, Topsham, West Bath, Yarmouth. Local delivery to other nearby towns may be possible; please email anne@buoypops.com to inquire.

Return policy?

While we are unable to accept returns of perishable food products, we want our customers to be happy. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any concerns so we can make it right.


We welcome inquiries regarding wholesale orders. Please contact us.

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