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DDB Adds Another Mars Brand Royal Canin arrives sans pitch

Gum, candy and now pet food. DDB, which became a Mars roster shop in 2008 when the company acquired Wrigley and three years later added candy brands like Skittles and Starburst,…

July 24, 2014, 3:18 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Mars Rolls Out Twix Bites, a Candy Three Decades in the Making The '80s couldn't handle it

If you've been to the candy aisle of a grocery store at any point in the past couple of years, you're probably aware that pretty much every name-brand candy bar—Snickers,…

May 13, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT

Who Juices Up Starburst? Intense Bodybuilders and Fighter Jets, of Course More odd origin stories

Starburst's "Unexplainably Juicy" ad series explores the mythology of how the chewy candy packs in so much juiciness. And the answers are quite a bit more adrenaline-fueled than you might…

May 7, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

Kids Are Heard but Not Seen in Haribo's Hilariously Kooky Candy Ads Grown-ups find their inner child

IDEA: Candy brings out the kid in everyone. It's a simple, straightforward truth that's illustrated memorably in two new British ads for Haribo Starmix candies showing grownups not just acting like…

March 14, 2014, 7:47 AM EDT

Fun, Ludicrous Dancing Jacket Springs to Life When You Eat Cadbury Chocolate Wearable tech gets a little sweeter

Cadbury has invented a trench coat that basically dances when you eat the brand's chocolate. Because eating Cadbury chocolate brings euphoria so intense that it makes even your clothes dance,…

January 22, 2014, 5:52 AM EST

The Starburst Minis Factory Looks Like a Posture-Destroying Workplace Nightmare Don't take a job in Miniminneapolis

In Starburst's "Miniminneapolis" spot, a construction worker tries to explain the robust fruit flavor of the candy's new Minis by theorizing that the candy gets shrunk down in a miniature…

January 16, 2014, 1:06 PM EST

If You're Into Stuffed Animals Licking Your Nipples, You've Come to the Right Ad What's up, Hong Kong?

Oddvertising is catching on in Hong Kong with this absurd spot for Rio Mints featuring what Shanghaiist calls "just the right amount of nipple licking." The scene opens with a young…

January 13, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

The Year's Best Candy Commercial Is Somehow Both Vulgar and Incredibly Sweet The obscenely happy goth girl

Here's a wonderful little candy commercial from LoweFriends in Denmark that pulls off a rare trick. It's both edgy and traditional—with several F-bombs in the voiceover balanced out by an…

November 26, 2013, 2:47 PM EST

Beautiful Foreign Women Talk a Whole Lot of Crap in Amusingly Deceptive Candy Ads Hill Holliday translates

The sound of beautiful women speaking seductively in foreign tongues—oh, how the young male American ignoramus loves that. He finds it all but impossible to resist such charms, even if…

October 31, 2013, 2:01 PM EDT

Trident Gum Airs Its Own TV Commercial Made From a Single Vine Brooklyn musicians make it short and sweet

Traditional TV may soon be overgrown with Vines. Big players like Dunkin' Donuts, Nissan and Virgin Mobile have all either aired TV spots created on the Twitter-owned six-second video platform or…

September 10, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

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