By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania 2020 cookie season has officially begun. Kick-off events are taking place around the Philadelphia region Thursday.

The Girl Scouts have been around for 107 years and the cookies have been a part of the group for 103.

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Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania CEO Kim Fraites-Dow tells CBS3 the cookies were first introduced as a bake sale that was started by a mother and daughter and is now the largest girl-led business in the world.

“I’m beaming with pride this morning with all these wonderful girls here who do such an amazing job,” Fraites said.

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Sadly, the Girl Scouts are retiring the Thanks-A-Lot cookie after this season, so make sure you stock up.

But Fraites-Dow says there is a new Lemon Up cookie this year and you can also try the gluten free option — Caramel Chocolate Chip.

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Watch the video above for the full interview.