02 January 2009

M&Ms Custom Printing, Colors for Any Event

Chocolate in bar form, from it's humble production years at the turn of the century, has gone hand-in-hand with military rations throughout history. From the America's first World WarW , when soldiers were given chocolate bars in abundance, as a cheap source of energy and nourishment. The unfortunate thing about chocolate is on it's own is most definitely guaranteed to meld into a puddle of chocolaty goo in the palm of your hand, or if carried close to your body too long.

During the Spanish Civil War , an innovator of Mars candy company saw Spaniard soldiers had been given chocolate encased in a sugary coating, which kept the chocolate from liquefying in the hot sun - which led to the development of the first M&Ms and a patent filed March 3, 1941, with actual production of the first M&Ms sold to consumers in paper tubes . M&Ms have been known the world over.

Custom M&Ms

22 Colors

Recently M&Ms have launched a very cool site,
so that you can create a campaign of custom
From birthdays to weddings - you choose from
22 colors and a variety of fonts to get your
perfect message on that candy coating.
The ordering process is very simple you choose
your colors,font and type in your message.
Once you have selected all the custom info,
you can see a dynamic demo in flash giving
you an idea of what your m&ms will look
like, featuring your colors & message.
Not only is there custom printing options
for the home consumer - But for businesses
as well.

I went ahead and ordered some for my husband's organization. He holds an elected office position and using the faces-on-m&ms option, I chose the organizations colors, then put his face on one side and his office title on the other side. The process is just as easy as the basic custom message - Upload your picture, crop it if you want a closer image, then their site techs will get the image resized so that it has the best appearance on the m&ms. I also ordered some basic m&ms with my personalized message.

I really liked the interactivity of m&ms site. It's a really neat service. Great for making an event even more special, or for advertising your business or organization. http://www.mymms.com/



1:23 PM, January 03, 2009 Reply  

My Husband Got some of these for me , they said
Sorry I Knocked & You Up
The Dam things are everywhere

4:00 PM, January 05, 2009 Reply  

How cute is this! I love it.

7:32 PM, January 05, 2009 Reply  

Those are really cool. I saw those in a wedding magazine once. I just didn't have the time or energy for party favors when I got married.

6:23 AM, January 08, 2009 Reply  

Wow! Looks like yummy and unique party giveaways. I plan to have like these for my daughter's birthday next month.

5:14 PM, January 08, 2009 Reply  

That's really awesome! M&M's aren't my favorite, but its nice to know that I can get it customized :)

7:51 PM, January 10, 2009 Reply  

That's so cool, Perfect for any occasion. I'd like to invite you to take some time to drop by at Foodista. We have launched an online food and cooking encyclopedia ala wikipedia and we'd like you to see what the foodie community have contributed. Thanks, See you there!

2:54 AM, January 12, 2009 Reply  

Interesting article ... Thanks!
Greetings from Spain!

4:24 PM, January 12, 2009 Reply  

I ordered these for our wedding (it was several years ago now :) ) They were a huge hit - besides, who doesn't love chocolate? at least a tiny little bit..

4:17 AM, January 13, 2009 Reply  

These look yummy and unique. No one will ever say no to good old M&Ms

5:33 AM, January 13, 2009 Reply  

That's a very nice idea, and I believe I could buy someone for special moments.

4:58 PM, January 13, 2009 Reply  

The Spanis Civil War... Inspiration for Hemingway and candymen alike.

Neat article. And having seen a few of these custom M&M jobs, I can tell you that they do look good/are clearly legible.

1:43 AM, January 14, 2009 Reply  

wow! pretty cool :) i like those with picture on it :D

2:45 PM, January 15, 2009 Reply  

I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


11:41 PM, January 15, 2009 Reply  

The M & M thing is a great idea--I'm bookmarking you site for future reference.

12:01 PM, January 16, 2009 Reply  

Wow! That is an awesome service mnm are offering. My daughter's birthday is coming this Feb., and I guess it would be a nice surprise to use m & m for that day! Thanks for sharing this cool idea Amber!

1:20 AM, February 13, 2009 Reply  

Very nice blog. congratulations

12:15 AM, April 27, 2009 Reply  

thanks for the wonderful post. i will order some M&Ms for my fiance.

7:01 PM, May 05, 2009 Reply  

This is a very cute and unique gift idea...you are right..this is not only perfect for personal purposes but also for business promotions and marketing.

7:56 PM, May 06, 2009 Reply  

M&M never failed to amuse its customers including me. Really yummy with personal touch.

3:25 PM, May 10, 2009 Reply  

I think that these M&Ms are fantastic as party favors for a kid's birthday party. I can't imagine any little kid out there that wouldn't love to see their name and photo on an M&M :)

5:32 PM, May 17, 2009 Reply  

Definitely, imagine the kiddies faces light up with a custom m&m for their birthday party.

Obviously I'm a big fan of martinis, I'm going to get some of these and see if I can come up with some interesting new martini ideas. I wonder how long the candy shell will last immersed in a drink?

10:20 AM, June 03, 2009 Reply  

wow that is so cooool! it's such neat gift idea for all occassions... i want my face on those candies! :D

12:01 AM, June 12, 2009 Reply  

wow, so many colors) that`s cool ^^

1:30 PM, June 26, 2009 Reply  

hmm... unique idea for wedding,

2:58 AM, July 03, 2009 Reply  

I think that I am the most relevant to bring a real court because I eat a meal of sweet and salty foods for dessert. So I am a huge fan candy. These sweets are definitely at the top of my list of quality and taste.

9:08 AM, July 12, 2009 Reply  

wow! This is absolutely cute and cool as the same time... :) Really Nice post...

8:42 PM, July 14, 2009 Reply  

I love M&M chocolate! Really funny !

1:20 PM, July 20, 2009 Reply  

I was seriously considering ordering these for my wedding as party favors for guests at the suggestion of my mother. It would have been a great idea, but unfortunately it fell through the cracks as the wedding plans became more elaborate. Customizing and personalizing candy is a great idea and maybe I'll use it for an anniversary.

3:33 AM, August 13, 2009 Reply  

I think these M&Ms, are a great idea, Who does not like these sweets for one and having a spash of personalised colourful items for any party really.

11:47 PM, September 16, 2009 Reply  

How come I never knew about this chocolate story..that site just salivated me..thanks for the tasty link.

6:12 AM, September 28, 2009 Reply  

how cool an idea is this :) I must get these for my sons birthday next month..

but im sure they must be pretty expensive.

9:02 PM, October 03, 2009 Reply  

This is a really great idea!
m&m's are so colorfull and yummy! =D!
I could eat them all! xD...


9:37 AM, October 08, 2009 Reply  

Those are really cool. I saw those in a wedding magazine once. I just didn't have the time or energy for party favors when I got married.

1:15 AM, October 13, 2009 Reply  

Nice Posting ! me and my wife both wants to order some of the kiddes M&M on our Son's first anniversary..

1:10 PM, October 15, 2009 Reply  

This is a nice move on the makers of M&M. Would visit their site now to see the rates as I plan to give my daughter something special.

12:11 AM, November 03, 2009 Reply  

Wow this is a really great option to have a beautiful moment, make a gift or whatever we're going to do. Anyway I'm atually thinking on buying some of these.

2:01 AM, November 07, 2009 Reply  

Nice posting, Thank you for this.

6:22 AM, November 20, 2009 Reply  

the more thought put into a theme the better. This just add more trimmings to paint the perfect picture... i love it!

6:07 PM, December 04, 2009 Reply  

How I wish, it was available here in the Philippines. It seems like it was a very clever and unique idea in exchange of some usual stuffs and candies seen on any party.

1:50 AM, December 18, 2009 Reply  

The idea of M&M is fantastic and very unique.The colors they have chosen are also accurate.Great.Well done.

10:54 AM, December 27, 2009 Reply  

Its good to see that M&M are working hard to produce a variety of product. Since they have introduced customization on their products i have become their huge fan.

10:16 PM, December 29, 2009 Reply  

Great concept by M&M.Using of the most effective colors makes this blog the unique one.

3:17 AM, January 11, 2010 Reply  

It fell through the cracks as the wedding plans became more elaborate. Customizing and personalizing candy is a great idea and maybe I'll use it for an anniversary.

1:05 AM, January 16, 2010 Reply  

very interesting, fun. I really like culinaire, improve my spirit.
Looks good ...., hmm ... yummy ...

7:22 AM, February 01, 2010 Reply  

Very interesting! yeah m&ms company have own custom printing options for the their costumers.

4:29 PM, February 04, 2010 Reply  

These should be a hit for Valentines day! My ten year anniversary is coming up maybe I should get some of these with some "special" messages.

4:05 AM, February 17, 2010 Reply  

Nice blog of different color making, it is applicable for all ages of people.

3:07 AM, March 03, 2010 Reply  

Ooh, what a fantastic multicolor blog,thanks a lot.

10:46 PM, March 09, 2010 Reply  

Thanks For the post.....Good work...keep it up......please update on regular basis.

6:26 AM, March 12, 2010 Reply  

I am a great lover of chocolate and M&Ms is the best chocolate out there in the market. I have never think about the interaction they are providing through their website. That is simply amazing. Now I can able to motivate my employee by our company logos on the candy, also customize happy birthday candies for my friends and family.

11:10 PM, March 22, 2010 Reply  

I have never seen these before. I'll get these done for my upcoming divorce and send them to her :-)

11:10 PM, March 22, 2010 Reply  

This is really great! i can do this on my next birthday! Thanks so much!

Thank you so much for posting this great article. I had no idea M&Ms did this.

I have an 8 year old girl who is having a birthday party at the end of April. This will be a big surprise for her seeing her face and a short text message. I am sure all the kids and parents will be inquiring about it as well.

And they are reasonably priced as well.

12:47 AM, March 30, 2010 Reply  

Really great article thanks for provide me information.

Stickers printing

4:57 AM, July 15, 2010 Reply  

thanks for the link,my best friend is getting married soon, this would be a nice party favor for the guest.

9:28 AM, July 23, 2010 Reply  

Excellent article, keep updating good content.

4:15 AM, July 24, 2010 Reply  

Wow. looks nice. Is this useful for wedding functions too?

9:36 PM, July 24, 2010 Reply  

I really love M&M's, though its been quite a while that I haven't bought my self one in these past few months I think I could buy one after this comment - Thanks.

6:30 AM, August 24, 2010 Reply  

That is very cool and nice article. Thanks.

4:51 AM, August 25, 2010 Reply  

Hmmm... Very yummy right? My birthday is coming very soon. Well, I think I'm going to have this one for the sweets on my birthday!

3:06 PM, September 13, 2010 Reply  

Ok now this is a good idea and I think you could get pretty creative with custom food. Imagine a website address on a M&M and you notice it everytime you eat one that will get stuck in your mind for sure.

7:10 PM, October 24, 2010 Reply  

If you're like many people, chocolate is not a luxury; it's a necessity. Often considered the fifth food group, chocolate has inspired one of the most widespread and passionate of people's love affairs with food.

12:16 AM, November 09, 2010 Reply  

it has become a popular means of advertising and marketing because they are relatively low cost

3:24 AM, December 14, 2010 Reply  

This blog is very nice.I really like such a fantastic written blog.I will keep coming here again and again.Visit my link as well.

1:36 AM, December 30, 2010 Reply  

This is a nice idea to borrow. Thanks for sharing the information.

9:59 PM, January 11, 2011 Reply  

try going to www.m&ms.com maybe they have a link to what ur after or try writing to mars or masterfoods i am a m&m collecter and know how hard it is to get info on these guys so good luck also try ebay look under collectibles on ebay usa, ebay australia and the uk i hope u find wat ur after .

12:00 PM, January 28, 2011 Reply  

to be like that huh? I have to be more creative

9:08 PM, March 07, 2011 Reply  

Thats really a top idea. I love M&M's and the fact you can now customize them really rocks. Thank you!! Do you know of any place we can order this in Europe?

5:36 PM, March 09, 2011 Reply  

This is very creative food I will try this.
Thank you for the post.

1:28 AM, March 30, 2011 Reply  

I know its a long time after the start of this post, but very recently in Australia I found out off a tv game show a very interesting fact about M&Ms. Basically the contestant was on their final question and had to place all of their potential winnings on answer A or B.

The question was which were the most prevalent color M&Ms in the original packs? Yellow or Blue? The wife had been taking control of the last few questions and claimed to know a lot about marketing and used some deductive reasoning to fluke some answers. On this last question the husband thought it would be yellow, and the wife seemed to change her mind to yellow, saying it would have the best contrast against the brown wrapper. The answer being blue lost them $700K.

Remember, its always the blue one.

6:01 PM, April 05, 2011 Reply  

very cute :)

4:49 AM, April 10, 2011 Reply  

@ Jay:

You are indeed correct of what you've said. I definitely agree to you.

7:26 AM, April 11, 2011 Reply  

This is a work of a writing enthusiasts whose passion is on sharing his thought worldwide. I admire these kind of persons.

2:34 AM, May 02, 2011 Reply  

M&M start the good thing. They have done great job. Now i want to give them order.

10:38 PM, May 26, 2011 Reply  

i am always a lover of M&M's..now with this feature, i'll love it even more..

9:24 PM, June 11, 2011 Reply  

WOW! M&M are on their game. This is really cool. I didn't know this until came across here on your blog. Thanks!

11:40 AM, November 23, 2011 Reply  

Great! Looks like yummy and unique party giveaways. I plan to have like these for my son's birthday next year. Thanks for the information.

12:32 AM, August 18, 2012 Reply  

I certainly enjoyed the way you explore your experience and knowledge of the subject! Keep up on it. Thanks for sharing the info..

7:19 PM, December 21, 2012 Reply  

The idea is so cute, I love it.

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