M - North America - Pieces

M&M's Premiums "Triple Chocolate"

Mars

Taste: 2.5

Texture: 2

Novelty: 3

All scores out of 5

June 14 2009

The basic idea of this treat really appealed to me. I thought it would be a really cool idea for every candy company to make a special edition of their bars in a high end way. Why not try a better quality chocolate, a different candy, something to give whatever you're making a little extra class. I think most people would agree that your average chocolate bar could be taken to such great heights with the right ingredients.

The idea is fantastic; this particular delivery however was a little disappointing. First of all the chocolate was so imbalanced. I figure a triple chocolate treat should have equal parts of each chocolate, if not in quantity then definitely in taste. All I could taste in these was the milk chocolate. The white and dark chocolate where just thin shells around a normal glob of milk chocolate.

That takes me to the shell. Or lack of shell to be exact. I'm not sure why you would market M&Ms and get rid of the candy shell. Sure you want the chocolate to shine, but the shell in an M&M is essential. In this case it was so thin I couldn't even taste or feel it at all. Finally the biggest disappointment is that the chocolate really didn't seem that much better than the quality you might find in a standard M&M. I was expecting something really special and I got something that was just ok.