Tag Archives: M&M’s
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
M&M’s 2016 New Peanut Flavor Vote!
As promised in yesterday’s post, today I’m marking the United States Presidential Election by covering M&M’s 2016 New Peanut Flavor Vote promotion. Make the jump to check it out!
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
New for Halloween 2016: M&M’s Walgreens Exclusive Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Size Packs!
Though I’ve already covered an M&M’s product in the Countdown this year, they’ve earned this second spot by coming out with something that is awfully fun. Exclusive to Walgreens stores, M&M’s has released a Halloween-themed fun-size assortment where the individual … Continue reading
New for Halloween 2016: M&M’s Target-Exclusive White BOO-terscotch!!
Though M&M’s have given us a number of special edition Autumn flavors over the years, the last time we got a legitimately Halloween-themed flavor was with the introduction of Candy Corn-flavored M&M’s. This year that changed with M&M’s White BOO-terscotch. … 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’s Halloween Packs from Taiwan!
I’ve enjoyed highlighting some of the Halloween-themed M&M’s packs released over the last few years, from theater boxes, to candy corn packs and design evolutions. Today, I’m going to head to the other side of the globe for a set … Continue reading
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
Valentine’s M&M’s Packs from Taiwan!
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
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