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The Origin of M&Ms

##EMBED## Click Here for Sources and to Learn What the M’s in M&Ms Stand For Text Version The “M&M” was modeled after a candy Forrest Mars, Sr. encountered while in Spain during the 1930s.  During the Spanish civil war there, he observed soldiers eating chocolate pellets with a hard shell of tempered chocolate.  This prevented the candies from melting, which […]

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