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Dec 09, 2014, 14:09 ET
(December 9, 2014) Vanessa Williams, the multi-talented entertainer and voice behind M&M'S(R) Brand spokescandy Ms. Brown, welcomes the first batch of M&M'S(R) Crispy to M&M'S World(R) in Times Square. The product will begin returning to store shelves nationwide this week after a 10-year hiatus, thanks to a vocal fan base who pleaded for its return. (Photo by Diane Bondareff for Mars Chocolate North America)

Encore, Encore! Vanessa Williams Welcomes M&M'S® Crispy Back To Shelves

As the first bags of fan-favorite M&M'S® Crispy Chocolate Candies begin to hit store shelves this month – with nationwide...

Dec 04, 2014, 15:28 ET

SNICKERS® Aims To Satisfy Fans With Super Bowl XLIX Commercial

 SNICKERS® Brand is bringing its award-winning global "You're Not You When You're Hungry" campaign back to where it all started –...

Dec 03, 2014, 13:00 ET
Times Square just got sweeter with the addition of American Heritage(TM) Chocolate at M&M'S World(R) (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

American Heritage(TM) Chocolate Makes History A Little Sweeter With Debut At M&M'S World® In Times Square

Mars Chocolate North America is pleased to announce that American Heritage™ Chocolate—the company's authentic historic chocolate...

Nov 20, 2014, 07:27 ET
Mars, Incorporated 2014 Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant Winners: Joanna Roberts and Darlee Snyder of Old Salem Museum & Gardens; Lisa Acker Moulder of The Betsy Ross House; Brian Nagel, Pat Mead and Sarah Ledtke of Genesse Country Village & Museum

Mars Announces Winners of Its Second Annual Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant at Colonial Chocolate Society Meeting

Mars Chocolate North America is pleased to announce the awarding of the 2014 Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant to three...

Nov 14, 2014, 12:20 ET
M&M'S(R) Racing driver Kyle Busch, right, makes a speedy delivery of new M&M'S Crispy to super fan Rose Abbate at her home in Charlotte, NC in response to a plea she made on the brand's Facebook page. The delivery is the just the latest example of how the M&M'S(R) Brand is listening and engaging with fans of M&M'S(R) Crispy even before the product officially returns to stores in January after a 10-year hiatus.

Kyle Busch 'Speeds Up' The Arrival Of M&M'S® Crispy For Fan

Fans continue to count the days until M&M'S® Crispy Milk Chocolate Candies return to stores – but for one fan, that moment...

Oct 10, 2014, 14:00 ET

Mars Chocolate North America Goes 'Nuts' To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of Albany (GA) Plant

If you've enjoyed a Mars Chocolate North America product in the last 50 years that features peanuts or peanut butter – whether it be...

Oct 08, 2014, 14:00 ET
Mars Chocolate North America announced today a wide range of new products that will hit store shelves in the coming months, and two of the items are back by popular demand: fan favorites M&M'S(R) Brand Crispy Chocolate Candies and SNICKERS(R) Xtreme Bar.  Mars Chocolate is unveiling these innovations at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show in Las Vegas this week. (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

Chocolate Lovers Asked And Mars Answered: Fan Favorites Return Along With New Innovations

 Mars Chocolate North America announced today a wide range of new products that will hit store shelves in the coming months, and two of the...

Oct 02, 2014, 10:30 ET
M&M'S Brand has a message to all the diehard fans of M&M'S Crispy Milk Chocolate Candies: They're finally back ... because of you. After a decade of phone calls, petitions, Facebook posts and countless other pleas, Mars Chocolate North America announced today M&M'S Crispy will return to stores nationwide in January 2015 following a 10-year hiatus. (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

They're Finally Back: M&M'S® Crispy To Return In 2015

M&M'S® Brand has a message to all the diehard fans of M&M'S® Crispy Milk Chocolate Candies: They're finally back …...

Sep 19, 2014, 20:00 ET
Outside carton image (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

Mars Chocolate North America Issues Allergy Alert Voluntary Recall On Undeclared Peanut Butter In M&M's® Brand Milk Chocolate Theater Box

Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its M&M'S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC #40000294764 with the...

Sep 16, 2014, 15:13 ET
The new Mars Chocolate North America manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED(R) Gold certification -an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing and operating green buildings-from the U.S. Green Building Council. The facility opened in March and produces M&M'S(R) Brand Candies and SNICKERS(R) Bars. To learn about Mars' commitment to sustainability, visit http://www.mars.com/pia. (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

Mars Chocolate Site In Topeka Achieves Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification

 Mars Chocolate North America announced today that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED® Gold certification...

Sep 06, 2014, 08:30 ET
TWIX (R) Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch with the code date: 421BA4GA60 (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

Mars Chocolate North America Issues Allergy Alert Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Peanuts and Eggs in TWIX® Bites 7oz Stand Up Pouch

Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its TWIX® Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch with the code date:...

Aug 26, 2014, 08:01 ET
American workers are feeling the heat. A new survey commissioned by Mars Chocolate North America shows that roughly three out of 10 Americans work or spend a significant amount of time outside in warm weather during the summer months and, of those, a whopping 74 percent are seeking better refreshment opportunities. Luckily, there's an easy path to refreshment anytime - whether on the job or at home - with new STARBURST(TM) Brand Sorbet Bars from Mars Ice Cream, which provide a light and refreshing taste of a STARBURST(TM) strawberry fruit chew in a cool sorbet bar. (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

New Study Shows America's Outdoor Workers Are Feeling The Heat

For some, being outdoors is leisure. But for many others, it's labor. And this summer, American workers are feeling the heat. A new survey...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:14 ET

Mars Inspires Sweet Exploration With Second Annual Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant

 Mars Chocolate North America announced today that it is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 Chocolate History Research and...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:43 ET

COMBOS® Baked Snacks Taps Its Expertise To Determine Which Combinations In The World Are Good, Or Bad

 Mars Chocolate North America, makers of COMBOS® baked snacks, recently launched a cross-country campaign called COMBOS® Curiosities...

Jun 04, 2014, 09:01 ET

M&M'S® And Philadelphia Union Team Up For Nutty Giveaway

 Imagine a soccer ball that's bright yellow, oblong in shape, and totally nutty. That's M&M'S® Brand M-Ball™ – and 10,000...

May 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
Offering the same rich caramel, crunchy cookie and smooth milk chocolate as a full-size TWIX(R) Bar, TWIX(R) Bites come unwrapped and are now available nationwide in two convenient sizes ideal for a wide range of occasions and activities. (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

TWIX® Bites: Big Innovation, Bite-Sized Pieces

 The biggest innovation in TWIX® Brand history is something that delivers big taste in small, bite-sized pieces – TWIX® Bites....

May 07, 2014, 07:30 ET
To draft your favorite M&M’S(R) flavor, visit the M&M’S Racing Facebook page at  http://www.Facebook.com/MMSRacing  from May 7 - May 19 and cast your vote.  (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

M&M'S® Racing Lets NASCAR® Fans Draft a #1 Pick of Their Own

 The M&M'S® brand announced today that it is drafting off the hype of football news by giving its fans their own draft and asking them...

Apr 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

M&M'S® Celebrates Soccer Craze with Peanut-Shaped 'M-Ball'

 Imagine a soccer ball that's bright yellow, oblong in shape, and totally nutty. That's M&M'S® Brand M-Ball™ – and thanks...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:00 ET
Mars Chocolate North America opened the doors of a new, state-of-the-art, roughly 500,000-square-foot facility in Topeka, Kansas.  (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

Mars Chocolate Begins Production Of Two Of America's Favorites In The Nation's Heartland

 Today Mars Chocolate North America officially opened the doors of a new, state-of-the-art, roughly 500,000-square-foot facility in Topeka,...

Mar 04, 2014, 17:07 ET

M&M'S® And Geico Characters Unite In New Commercial

 What do you do when seemingly the entire world wants to eat you? You get an insurance policy, that's what. (Or at least you try.) Today, Mars...