Spongebob Squarepants ( Courtesy Crunch Pak )

Crunch Pak is offering sliced apples in SpongeBob SquarePants-themed packaging.

The 4-ounce snack packs, offered in bags of eight packs, will be offered first in Northeastern Costco Wholesale stores, according to a news release from Cashmere, Wash.-based Crunch Pak.

The characters – SpongeBob, Gary, Patrick, Sandy and Squidward – will be available on packaging nationwide at a later date, according to Crunch Pak.

“SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends have connected with generations of kids, and we know fans will love to see them on Crunch Pak,” Megan Wade, product development and marketing manager at Crunch Pak, said in the release. “We can’t wait to hear the response from Costco shoppers when they see these snack packs in stores.”

Crunch Pak is partnering with SpongeBob SquarePants producer Nickelodeon to offer the themed snack packs.

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