The end is nigh for the Snickers bar as we know it.
It is every child's dream to own a candy company.
Traveling to beautiful places is already sweet, but the journeys can get decadent if you succumb to the power of chocolate.
Shopping at a mall that's hidden behind metal detectors and surrounded by airplanes is already exciting. Add the possibility of saving money and fliers know: It's hard to resist the lure of duty free at the airport.
It's not enough to fizz with carbonation and taste sweet.
One company is offering a soda-like version of medical marijuana.
An Iranian judge has sentenced a man accused of stealing chocolate and cocoa from a candy shop to have his hand cut off, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Saturday.
The singer debuts artsy new album cover - that smells as sweet as it looks!
We're in California's famous wine country -- shopping for frying pans.
Microsoft on Monday unveiled the first games for its remote-control-free video game system, Kinect for Xbox 360. Several of the titles were pretty generic: a dancing game, a race car game, an adventure game and a fitness game.
â¢ Taylor Swift is having a sweet New York visit - literally! After meeting Dylan's Candy Bar owner Dylan Lauren at the Met Costume Institute Gala, the country singer stopped into the Upper East Side candy store and picked out some treats, including M&Ms, Milky Way bars and various caramels. Swift also was on the market for some clothes, and visited a local Anthropologie store.
He gave her a white gold, diamond and sapphire ring that looks like an old fashioned lollipop ring
When Dina Khiry is feeling a bit down, she reaches for chocolate. "I like Reese's peanut butter cups, Hershey's bars, and chocolate cake batter," says the 24-year-old public relations associate. "I feel better in the moment -- and then worse later on, when I realize that I just consumed thousands of calories."
Newly released British government files on UFO sightings contain sketches of unexplained objects.
A hovering Toblerone and a silky-white residue join near-misses and strange lights in the British government's latest release of its files on UFO sightings.
The 6-foot-10-inch L.A. Lakers forward has his own record label and apparel line
British candy maker Cadbury has rejected a $16.7 billion offer from U.S. food giant Kraft to merge the companies, according to a statement released Monday.
British candy maker Cadbury has rejected a £10.2 billion ($16.7 billion) offer from U.S. food giant Kraft to merge the companies, according to a statement released Monday.
After losing 42 lbs., the actress promises she'll only eat the shop's non-fat frozen yogurt
Pubs and clubs in southwest England plan to hand out lollipops next week as a way to reduce noise when their customers head home, officials and pub owners said Friday.
Peppermint s'mores, ice cream sundaes or bright turquoise gummi butterflies?
Romances come and go, but many a gourmand is in it for life with that addictive cocoa concoction, chocolate.
UK police found 15 suspected illegal immigrants covered in cocoa powder in the back of a truck that was apparently headed to a Mars chocolate factory, police and border officials said Thursday.
The Olympian is putting on pounds and enjoying the easy life
British candy maker Cadbury said Monday it is recalling 11 types of Chinese-made chocolates found to contain melamine, as police in northern China raided a network accused of adding the banned chemical to milk
British confectioner Cadbury has recalled all of its Chinese-made candy products over fears that they may be contaminated with the chemical melamine, a company statement said Monday.
There's little chance that tainted infant formula from China could make it onto U.S. shelves, health officials say.
The maker of Snickers bars and M&Ms candies said it is raising wholesale prices on various items to offset the higher costs of raw materials, packaging and energy, the second major candy company in the past week to announce such a move
According to many analysts, even a recession can't do much to curb American's love (or willingness to pay) for candy
The inventor of the iconic potato chip container got his final wish - he was buried in one
Popular candy maker Mars Inc. announced Monday it will purchase confectionary giant Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. in an all-cash deal valued at approximately $23 billion.
Candy maker Mars Inc. says it's buying confectioner Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. in an all-cash deal valued at almost $23 billion
Bet you think you spend money pretty sensibly. Well, Dan Ariely would bet you don't. A noted behavioral economist with current posts at MIT and Duke, Ariely has been proving for years that consumers often spend more when they plan to spend less.
An eighth-grade honors student in Connecticut buys candy at school and finds himself suspended. Affiliate WFSB reports.
We've heard of wax figures, but what about jelly bean portraits? George Clooney is getting the sweet treatment thanks to Jelly Belly Gourmet Jelly Beans, which has created a likeness of the actor with 10,000 jelly beans. The tasty piece of art will be on display, too, at the company's gifting suite at the Luxe Hotel in Beverly Hills, just in time for Oscar week. Oh, and ladies, you can look but you still can't touch! – Brian Orloff
Santa delivers hundreds of gifts sent to U.S. troops serving in Iraq. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
Santa strapped on his body armor and sidearm Monday and got an early start on his rounds, taking candy canes and holiday wishes to U.S. troops in Iraq.
If you happened to go shopping at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Chardon, Ohio, about 30 miles outside Cleveland, you might spot two 50-ish guys browsing through the aisles, using their cell phones to...
A senior Hershey officials said Friday that the chocolate giant is open to the possibility of merging with Cadbury Schweppes' candy business, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Innovative Valentine candies made by small companies.
General Motors has decided to change an ad that had shown an assembly-line robot throwing itself off a bridge after making a mistake, two days after it said it was sticking with the spot in the face of criticism.
A suicide prevention group is calling on General Motors to pull an ad which shows an assembly line robot throwing itself off a bridge after making a mistake, but the automaker is sticking with the spot.
We've been patting ourselves on the back lately, celebrating how much progress the sports world has made in terms of racial equality. We're supposedly so colorblind that when two African-American coaches reached the Super Bowl last week, the general reaction was, "What? Dungy and Lovie are black? I hadn't noticed."
After a number of groups objected, Masterfoods USA, the maker of Snickers candy bars, has pulled the plug on a controversial Super Bowl commercial that showed two men accidentally kissing.
Confectionery giant Masterfoods, which makes Milky Way and Snickers candy bars as well as M&M's chocolates, says it will stop marketing its core products to children under the age of 12 by the end of this year. (See correction.)
Plush Puffs Marshmallows $8 for six
The problem with most candy bars and cookies is that they're too small to be full-fledged desserts -- but not if they become part of the dessert.
Call it the $3 billion jellybean. When the Taurus debuted in 1985, its curves and sweeping lines made it different. So was the team that created it. Desperate after losing $1.5 billion in 1980, For...
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The next time you go to a movie theater, you could be on the clock. Faced with declining audiences, theater operators are targeting a whole new market: corporate offsites. Companies from Bear Stear...
Dylan Lauren is a self-proclaimed kid in a candy shop. Luckily for her, she owns it.
Take two M&M's and call me in the morning?
there's some good stuff here and it's well written, but i got more than halfway in and still had no idea about their longer-term financial track record. (other than that sales are volatile sales and they're profitable, which I had to assume since they have a P/E, 4th graf). is it feast or famine with them, which it sort of seems to be? or has there been steady growth interrupted by hot years and some lean years? etc... a better sense of this up top would help.
THE MOST POLARIZING TIME of year is upon us: Easter. In places of worship, homes, and schools, debate rages over a fundamental question: Are Marshmallow Peeps good or evil?
Adam Smith was once the sort of fellow who enjoyed regular old candy—a Snickers, say, or a Hershey bar. Nowadays, with his palate all grown up, the 37-year-old derides those American chocolates for...
There's something familiar about the place, with its muted orange-and-green color scheme. The aisles are wider, though, and the displays tonier. Chilling in the fridge is the house Chardonnay, not ...
Getting a chocolate fix is about to get more expensive.
New York City lawmakers have condemned the sale of Chronic Candy, a marijuana-flavored lollipop and gumdrop line that claims "every lick is like taking a hit," a newspaper report said Tuesday.
If your neighbor installs an 8-foot tall inflatable Santa in the front yard every December, look on the bright side: At least that plastic Mr. Claus isn't mooning anyone.
What do jellybeans, a downed submarine, the SARS epidemic and the development of the U.S. auto industry have in common?
SWEET Have you noticed a whole bunch more choices at the candy counter lately? There are Hershey's Kisses in dark chocolate, caramel or almond. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups come in white, dark, insid...
Hot in 2004: The swampy green bobble-head Shrek candy dispenser, the Brain Drain liquid candy that's supposed to feel like "brains rollin' around in your mouth," and low-carb sweets.
Valentine's Day is tomorrow, and for those of you who want to get a bit more creative with gifts this year, we have some ideas.
Every entrepreneur dreams that his brilliant idea will change the world. Throughout this issue, you've read stories of people who are accomplishing that goal today. But let's step back for a moment...
Set out a bowl of penny candy for the kids and buy some good stuff for yourself. Our suggestion--lollypops from See's Candies, the venerable West Coast confectioner founded in 1921 and long famous ...
Whom can we blame for our nation's descent into gluttony? Pin at least some of it on brothers-in-law and business partners Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins. The two harbored a most innocent ambition in ...
The "Snickersization" of Russia is over. After experimenting with the delights and delicacies of all brands Western in the first few years of the post-Soviet era, Russians have begun shifting their...
TO STEAL, and mangle, a phrase from Churchill, Mars Inc. is an enigma inside a mystery tied up in a bright candy wrapper. We are all familiar with its branded products -- Snickers, M&M's, Milky Way...
PRICE CHECK, Aisle Four! Frozen squid tentacles and Nescafe Cappuccino." If selling in the developing world sounds like a job for a man and a donkey, it's time to have a look at what's happening at...
Tried any SNOT lately? How about Pond Scum? Maybe you'd enjoy some Wurmz-N- Dirt. Novelty candy items that foam and pop, turn the tongue blue, and gross out grownups are where the action is in the ...
TOOTSIE ROLL INDUSTRIES This 97-year-old Chicago company has found that, in the candy business at least, oldies-but-goodies are reliable sources of growth. Much of Tootsie Roll Industries' consider...
Amid the deepening oil slump six years ago, three engineers in Houston sat in front of their drafting boards worrying about their jobs. Today Paul E. Redmon, 39, William G. Higgs, 41, and Felix W. ...
BOUNCE BOOTS The first thing you notice when wearing Exerlopers is that you bound along like an astronaut on the moon when you're running in them. But that's not the real point, says the maker, Nor...
Health fads come and go, but not the American sweet tooth. Over the past decade, in fact, Americans' per capita consumption of candy has risen from 17 to 20 pounds a year. Because of those steadily...
Kicking the tobacco habit can be tough, but not for Bennett LeBow, an investor who owns 83% of the Liggett Group (best known for its L&M cigarettes), and Edward Horrigan, former vice chairman of RJ...
You can almost get a cavity by breathing the air near the plant on East Chocolate Avenue. It's worth the risk, say some security analysts, who are advising investors to follow their noses to Hershe...
THE WORLD'S largest food company is showing a feisty will to stay on top. Boasts Nestle Chief Executive Helmut Maucher: ''We're No. 1 and we're rejoicing!'' Maucher has transformed the once letharg...
MARS INC. is the black hole of the packaged goods universe -- so powerful and large that it influences all the other objects in its system, yet so secretive and dense that not so much as a lumen of...
There's an awful lot of cocoa in Brazil. And in Malaysia and in West Africa. Gill & Duffus Group, a London commodities firm, forecasts a 1987-88 world crop of 2.1 million metric tons. That's about ...
Guess who makes Tootsie Rolls. No, it isn't one of those big food conglomerates about to do an LBO. The answer is Tootsie Roll Industries. For over 90 years the Chicago-based company has been churn...
HERSHEY AND MARS are engaged in a brutal, back-and-forth battle to be No. 1 in the $8-billion-a-year U.S. candy market. Mars deposed Hershey as candy king in the early 1970s, and by the end of the ...