February 25, 2012 at 8:48 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

Five Food Finds about Chocolate & Peanut Candies

1. The original  chocolate covered peanut candy are Goobers first sold in 1925. The word “Goober” was a common slang word for peanut.

2. Peanut M & M’s were not introduced until 1954. They were tan until 1960 when colors were first introduced.(yellow, green, & red)

3 Rapper, Eminem’s original stage name was M & M, his name was eventually changed for obvious trademark issues.

4. The initials M & M stand for the Forrest Mars from Mars Candies and Bruce Murrie from Hershey Chocolates.

5. In 1976 red M & M’s were replaced with orange. The red dye(red #2) was ruled to be a potential carcinogen. Red did not return until 1987.

Daily Quote:

“M & M’s, the chocolates that melt in your mouth nor in your hand” first used in 1954

Extra:It is said that M &…

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