What Does M&M Initials Stand For?

M&Ms were invented in the US in 1941 and the snack has become known for its hard-shell exterior with velvety smooth interior. And now fans are discovering what the name and initial stamped on the chocolate stands for

What Does M&M Initials Stand For?
M&Ms were invented in the US in 1941 and the snack has become known for its hard-shell exterior with velvety smooth interior. And now fans are discovering what the name and initial stamped on the chocolate stands for

M&M fans across the world inally discover what the 'm' initials on the chocolate actually stand for - leaving thousands shocked.  The delicious chocolate was invented in the US in 1941 and the snack has become known for its hard-shell exterior with velvety smooth interior.

While many speculate the name and initials was inspired by the 'mmm' sound made when you eat the chocolate - this isn't the case.

Apparently 'M&Ms' and the initial stamped on the chocolate stem from the names of the two founders - Forrest E. Mars Sr., who started Mars Inc., and Bruce Murrie.

In the 1930s Forrest Mars thought of the idea for the iconic treat after noticing customers eating chocolate buttons with a hard shell to prevent melting.

He joined forces with Bruce Murrie, who's the son of Hershey's Chocolate's president William F.R. Murrie. Murrie to develop the idea.

Not long after, M&Ms were launched in stores and remain to be a popular snack option on shelves today.