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Topic: Candy

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Up-and-Coming Actress Frenches the Rainbow in Latest Weird Skittles Ad

Laura Spencer fans rejoice

Skittles continues to walk the line between cute and creepy. How successfully it does so is, of course, a matter of personal taste. This new spot from DDB Chicago, "Skittles…

The Weird, Sweet Story of Chocolate Bars in Europe That Are Mysteriously Missing Pieces

Milka's tasty stunt

Chocolate is both the medium and message in this Milka campaign from Paris agency Buzzman. Some 10 million of the chocolatier's flagship Alpine milk bars destined for sale in France…

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