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Topic: Candy

Ad of the Day: Johnny Manziel Gyrates From Hunger in Latest Snickers Ad

Quarterback teaches aerobics

Johnny Manziel isn't Johnny Football when he's hungry. He's Johnny JamBoogie. In this new Snickers ad from BBDO New York, the Cleveland Browns quarterback stars as a Spandex-clad man leading an…

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,…

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,…

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…

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