Tag Archives: KitKat

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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A Few Spooky Kit Kat Goodies!

As we rapidly approach Halloween (it’s here tomorrow!), I realize that it’s been a pretty packed month on the site but it’s gone really fast.  I thought I would have trouble filling 31 posts with nothing but Halloween candy content, … Continue reading

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