Tag Archives: Mexican

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

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M&M’s Dulce de Leche Caramel!

By the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, marketers had become well aware of the importance of the growing Hispanic population in the United States.  One of the ways the confectionery business began flirting with this market was by incorporating traditionally … Continue reading

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Bip Bip (Beep Beep) – The lost Road Runner candy from 1970’s Mexico.

One of the more unusual pieces of vintage confectionery packaging to come out of the L.M. Kallok Collection (a wonderful collection I’ve talked about here before, and that I recently acquired) was something I’d never encountered or even heard of:  … Continue reading

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Carlos V – Building a history for the King of Chocolate Bars.

I first became aware of Nestle’s Carlos V bar a year or two ago, when I saw the oddly-smallish bar at a Walgreens.  At the time I wondered if it was an import or a new Nestle product, but I … Continue reading

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