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Category Archives: Mars
As a candy enthusiast, historian and collector, I love finding unusual product or flavor extensions of candy brands I already know well. There’s just something especially compelling about that familiar logo matched up with unfamiliar elements that makes up a … Continue reading
I’m excited to finally be back after an extended (and somewhat unexpected) hiatus, so I thought I’d kick-off my return with a tasty confectionery photo hunt from 1980. I last tackled a photo hunt way back in 2012 when I … Continue reading
For the past five years, I’ve made it an annual tradition to gather together some of my favorite “collector acquisitions” from the previous twelve months in the form of a visual collage. While it is by no means a comprehensive … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day!! M&M’s can always be counted on for a great assortment of seasonal offerings each year and that’s certainly true for the Valentine’s holiday. And while those are always neat to see, I recently picked up something especially … Continue reading
Once again it’s Super Bowl Sunday and for the third year in a row I’ll be featuring Snickers NFL Minis and their team wrappers! Make the jump to check them out.
Yesterday, the northeast United States braced for what threatened to be an unprecedented belting of snow and wind. Here in New York City traffic was halted, mass transit was suspended, schools were closed and grocery stores were raided by consumers … Continue reading
After vanishing from American store shelves for the last decade, Mars has brought Crispy M&M’s back from the grave. I first spotted their newly-minted bright green packages a month ago and by now they should be available across the country. … Continue reading
Back in 2011-2012, M&M/Mars expanded their seasonal M&M’s offerings by adding holiday releases in standard-sized packs. Since that time, I’ve covered their Candy Corn M&M’s, M&M’s Holiday Mints, and even an array of twelve different Easter packages. While Candy Corn M&M’s have … Continue reading
Early last year, I unearthed the story of M&M/Mars 1970’s take on their competitor’s Kit Kat – a chocolate wafer bar dubbed the Snik Snak. But what I didn’t realize at the time was that Mars’ history with a Kit … Continue reading