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Super Bowl Sunday 2017 and Snickers’ Football Phrase Wrappers!
It’s once again Super Bowl Sunday, and once again I’ll be marking the day with some NFL tie-in candy wrappers! This year I’ll be featuring Mars’ play on their successful “You’re Not Yourself When You’re Hungry” Snickers trait bar promotion, … Continue reading
How a 1970’s Russian “Red Scare” Set M&M’s Mascots Back Twenty Years!
Between 1976 and 1985, red M&M’s were banished from the world due to a Russian “red scare” having to due with a food dye additive. It is a story that has been told before, but newly discovered evidence reveals an … Continue reading
Snickers Week Day 3: 25th Anniversary Russian Snickers Wrappers!!
Welcome back to Day 3 of our week-long Snickers coverage where today we’ll be journeying to the other side of the globe to take a look at a series of Russian Snickers bar wrappers released just this year. Make the … Continue reading
Snickers Week Day 2: Mexico’s Hunger-Trait-Emoji Snickers Wrappers!
For this second day of our Snickers Week coverage, we’re heading south-of-the-border for Mars-Mexico’s take on the “Who Are You When You’re Hungry?” promotional wrapper tie-in. Just like the USA’s series of wrappers, these Snickers bars feature potential qualities or … Continue reading
Snickers Week Day 1: 2015’s “Who Are You When You’re Hungry?” USA Snickers Wrappers!
In 2015, Snickers launched a bold on-pack marketing campaign birthed out of their successful run of “Who Are You When You’re Hungry” television ads. They did so by swapping out the logo area of Snickers bar wrappers and replacing it … Continue reading
M&M’s 2010 Favorite Character Election Promotion!
With the US Presidential Election happening tomorrow, I wanted to reach back into the archives to present a voting scenario that was far more lighthearted than the one currently playing out. So make the jump to check out M&M’s 2010 … Continue reading
M&M/Mars’ 2001 Valentine’s Candy Sales Catalog!
Happy Valentine’s Day! Marking the holiday today, I will be sharing an M&M/Mars Valentine’s sales catalog from fifteen years ago. Make the jump to check it out.
M&M/Mars’ 2003 Halloween Lineup Sales Catalog!
Jumping back to 2003, today I’ll be sharing a product catalog put out by MasterFoods, a distribution arm of the M&M/Mars company. This catalog covers a range of the Halloween candy that Mars was offering that year with a special … Continue reading
The History and Triumphant Return of Crispy M&M’s!
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
Christmas Countdown: M&M’s 2012 Holiday Packs!
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