M&Ms to launch chocolate bars, hazelnut spread-flavored candies

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M&M fans were in for a sweet surprise on Tuesday, when the company behind the candy brand shared plans for two new products: chocolate bars and hazelnut-flavored candies.

The launch of M&M’s Chocolate Bars is just months away. The bars will hit shelves in December — ahead of M&M'S Hazelnut Spread Chocolate Candies’ release in April, Mars Incorporated confirmed.

Allison Miazga-Bedrick, senior brand director for M&M’s Brand, noted that the company is trying to predict what customers are looking for.

“The industry is changing and consumer tastes are evolving,” she said in part. “We're continuing to recognize and anticipate demand.”

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