Pacers (1976) When Mars punted out a mint variant of their counter-conquering blocks of citrus paste, tolerant half-smiles were the order of the day, but a simple change of name took Opal Mints out from the shadows of their mouth-watering forebears. A sporty theme and the addition in 1980 of green go-faster stripes to the basic white slab more than made up for the disappointingly weak, almost homeopathic, minty tast
Finally, A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes
A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes - Comment from Chef Verdi: If you are in the UK and watching your weight (like me), these are all things to avoid! (This pin is not to be taken too seriously!)
Spangles (1948) The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.