Ad of the Day: Kraft MilkBite Bars

Droga5 introduces the new hybrid product with an anxious brand mascot who doesn't know what he is

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Everyone likes talking-food mascots. They're so full of joy and spirit and love for life. But as it turns out, they're still quite likable—maybe more so—when they're full of worry, angst and existential dread.

That's the case with Mel the MilkBite, the postmodern brand mascot created by Droga5 for Kraft's new MilkBite Milk & Granola Bars. Mel isn't your ordinary carefree literal embodiment of a product, confident in his identity and mission—a big jug of flavored drink mix, say, or a large colorful piece of candy.



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