What’s Your M and Ms Flavour? The BIG review

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Another one from the Mars, Incorporated, but one with the largest candy love following. With 2 shops based in London and New York we are talking about the crazy merchandised world of M&Ms. These are hard sugar coated colourful button shaped candies filled with any suitable filling including milk chocolate, dark chocolate, crisped rice, mint chocolate, peanuts, almonds, orange chocolate, coconut, pretzel, wild cherry, cinnamon, raspberry, and peanut butter. Each one printed with a small letter M to represent the brand. Originated in the US, M&Ms are now in 100 countries all around the world.

“”The two “M’s” represent the names of Forrest E. Mars Sr., the founder of Newark Company and Bruce Murrie (son of Hershey’s Chocolate president William F. R. Murrie),”

M&Ms have been manufactured in many different colours over the years to appeal to a wider audience as the taste buds of the worlds consumers can change. Small changes to the recipes are also done to appeal to a wider world audience. For the advertising campaigns originally they had 5 spokes candies for the brand. Red, Yellow, Orange, Green and Blue, however there is now a 6th. In 2012 the company introduced a new spokes candy called Mrs Brown who was officially launched at the Superbowl that year.

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In a Honeycomb Galaxy Melting Away…

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This chocolate is known under two different names depending where you were brought up to. In America and some countries the chocolate brand is called Dove and in the United Kingdom the chocolate brand is called Galaxy. Made and manufactured by the Mars Incorporated.  Galaxy was launched in the 1960s and now has many products under it’s brand name including caramel, fruit and nut, minstrels, ripple and promises.

Galaxy like all the major chocolate brands have modernised the packaging, making it easier on the eye and appealing to the taste buds. If you’re not careful you might pick up a Galaxy caramel as the packaging looks slightly similar in colour and design. A bit of reading is in order to catch this chocolate bar on the supermarket shelves. Continue reading

Have a break! Have a…

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We all heard the catchphrase… if not you’ve been living under a cardboard box, or you just don’t watch TV…
The famous catchphrase we all love and know is “Have a break, have a KitKat,”

It’s a good excuse to stop doing whatever you’re doing. Stretch back from the job at hand and eat some tasty chocolate. Produced by Nestle.. who has some good quality milk chocolate right there. With the crunchy wafer in each semi-separated bar you are guaranteed for a perfect balance of crunch and chocolate. Continue reading

Peanut Butter White Chocolate Time

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A while back Candy Crash Test dabbled in the milk chocolate counterpart.
Review here: https://candycrashtest.wordpress.com/2013/04/19/a-peanut-butter-cup-time/

Down in the basement of the slightly bigger manufacturing facility. A different variety has been made in the traditional sized selection. White Reese’s peanut butter cups is exactly what it saids on the packaging. Instead of milk chocolate, we find white chocolate as the replacement. Found these on a little confectionery cart inside the Birmingham, UK Bullring called “Yankee Doodle Candy,” up on the upper floor.

Tip: “Melt any peanut butter cup chocolate candy gentle in a pan over a low heat and make the best ice-cream sauce,” – Rob Wotton, Yankee Doodle Candy Continue reading