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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...

Feb 28, 2014, 15:26 ET

Two-Time Academy Award Winner Audrey Hepburn Returns To The Red Carpet

 DOVE® Chocolate is rolling out the red carpet this Sunday, Mar. 2, for its newest TV ad, which features Audrey Hepburn and is airing...

Feb 28, 2014, 09:30 ET

SNICKERS® Reveals Reason For Godzilla's Rampages - Hunger

Fans are used to seeing the infamous monster Godzilla destroying cities and terrifying crowds, but how about playing table tennis, water skiing or...

Feb 21, 2014, 08:00 ET
M&M'S(R) Racing Goes Nuts in NASCAR(R) for 2014 - 'Year of Peanut' Campaign Puts Yellow and M&M'S(R) Peanut on Track.  (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

M&M'S® Racing Goes Nuts in NASCAR® for 2014

Between the mind-bending speeds, bumper to bumper action and hairpin turns, many observers would say the high-octane world of stock car racing is...

Feb 02, 2014, 20:15 ET

M&M'S® Delights Viewers With 'Nutty' Super Bowl Ad

Fans turned MetLife Stadium into a mass of orange, blue and green on Super Sunday, but the color that really stood out in Super Bowl XLVIII was...

Jan 30, 2014, 14:57 ET

M&M'S® And Joe Montana Bring Innovative Spin To 'Color Commentary'

Football color commentary just got a lot more colorful. With millions of fans expected to use social media as a "second screen" to enhance their...

Jan 24, 2014, 07:09 ET

M&M'S® And M&M'S World® Team Up With WFAN Sports Radio For a Live Broadcast Extravaganza

M&M'S World Times Square is poised to be the premier New York City shopping and sports destination during the week leading up to Super Bowl...

Jan 23, 2014, 09:30 ET

M&M'S® Planning To Go (Pea)nuts In New Super Bowl Commercial

It's been 60 years in the making, but on Sunday, February 2, beloved M&M'S® Brand character Yellow will finally get his moment in the...

Jan 13, 2014, 14:33 ET

Yellow M&M'S® To Appear Alongside His Pals From ABC's "The Bachelor"

Today Mars Chocolate North America announced a new partnership between M&M'S® Brand and ABC's "The Bachelor," the Warner Horizon...

Jan 01, 2014, 03:58 ET
Beloved M&M'S Peanut spokescandy Yellow is revealed at midnight to help ring in the "Year of Peanut" at the 25th Annual Peach Drop on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Atlanta. Yellow was revealed to signify the quality of M&M'S Peanut - in fact, only 1 in 100 peanuts is lucky enough to find its way into a bag of the beloved chocolate covered candies. (John Amis / AP Images for M&M's Peanut).  (PRNewsFoto/Mars Chocolate North America)

M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies Thrill Fans At 25th Annual Peach Drop In Atlanta With All-Star Performances And 'One' Sweet Surprise

 The 25th Annual Peach Drop Powered By M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies was one, big, nutty celebration. M&M'S Peanut rang in the...

Dec 19, 2013, 16:44 ET

Janelle Monae And David Koechner Ring In The New Year At The 25th Annual Peach Drop Powered By M&M'S® Peanut Chocolate Candies

 One of the country's most celebrated New Year's Eve events will sound even sweeter this year. Today, Mars Chocolate North America and...