Mars unveils holiday lineup for 2012

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate is getting ready for the holiday season by unveiling its new offerings for winter 2012.

The new treats include:

  • Filled bar shapes: Mars offers a selection of the season's most iconic shapes featuring the company's Snickers and Milky Way brands. The shapes include Snickers nutcracker, Snickers peanut butter Santa and Milky Way Simply Caramel snowman. The 1.1-oz. singles shapes will carry a suggested retail price of 60 cents per package, while the 6.6-oz. six-pack shapes will carry a suggested retail price of $2.99;

  • Twix Sugar Cookie Minis combines Twix with sugar cookies. The 10.5-oz. packages will carry a suggested retail price of $3.99;

  • 3 Musketeers Hot Cocoa with Marshmallow Minis is a new limited-edition holiday flavor that will be available in a 10-oz. bag for a suggested retail price of $3.99;

  • Dove Peppermint Bark singles features white chocolate infused with peppermint candy pieces, atop a layer of Dove Silky Smooth dark chocolate. The product will be packaged in a 1.16-oz. package for a suggested retail price of 99 cents;

  • Dove Silky Smooth milk chocolate truffles Tree Tins, available in small 2.12-oz. and large 5.64-oz. packages for a suggested retail price of $4.99 and $9.99, respectively;

  • Dove milk and dark chocolate-covered almonds gift box, $3.99 for a 4.5-oz. package;

  • M&M's Naughty and Nice Fun Size gift box, available in milk chocolate and peanut, for 99 cents per 1-oz. package;

  • M&M's Fun Size milk chocolate candies tin ornament, which feature M&M's characters, for $1.99 per 1-oz. package;

  • M&M's Fun Size milk chocolate candies gift box, which retails for $2.99 per 2.5-oz. case;

  • M&M's chocolate Solid Santa, which features M&M's characters Red and Ms. Green, for $3.99 per 5-oz. package;

  • Minis Mix filled bar gift box features a variety of Snickers, Twix, Milky Way and 3 Musketeers for $3.99 per 5-oz. box;

  • Snickers milk chocolate Football with Minis, which features a hollow football-shaped chocolate and Mini Snickers that are packaged inside the top of the box, carries a suggested retail price of $5.49; and

  • Dove Promises Silky Smooth white chocolate, available in a 7.94-oz. package for a suggested retail price of $4.50.

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