Tag Archives: Kit Kat

Kit Kat’s Awesome Halloween Cat Mascot Packs! Plus Kit Kat Darkness!

Around this time last year, Hershey started to upgrade their snack size packaging with a series of new seasonal mascots.  But it wasn’t until 2016 that the “Kit Kat Cat” arrived and for the Halloween season they’ve really outdone themselves … Continue reading

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The Pre-Hershey History of Kit Kat USA: Discovered and Uncovered!

Kit Kat’s earliest days are well-recorded.  Created in the United Kingdom by the Rowntree company all the way back in 1935 as Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp (officially branded as Kit Kat in 1937), it would eventually grow to become a worldwide … Continue reading

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Origins of the Sprint Bar – Mars’ Original take on the Kit Kat!

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

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2004’s Blood Orange Halloween Kit Kat!

Traditionally, the United States gets the bulk of Halloween-themed candy, but in recent years the popularity of Halloween has grown around the world.  That’s led to some pretty cool Halloween confectionery releases originating in spots outside of the good old … Continue reading

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Google’s Android Teams-Up with Kit Kat for a Tasty Marketing Tie-In!

Yesterday, Google announced that the next version of their Android mobile operating system will be named KitKat!   With previous versions of their OS sporting nicknames like Cupcake, Jellybean and Ice Cream Sandwich, it should come as no surprise that they … Continue reading

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Snik Snak – M&M/Mars’ 1970’s Answer to Kit Kat!

Back in the early 1970’s, the M&M/Mars company took a stab at replicating some of the new found success of rival Hershey’s Kit Kat bar by introducing something that looked and sounded pretty familiar, the Snik Snak.  Since first discovering … Continue reading

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