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Crispy M&M’s returning to shelves in January after 10-year hiatus

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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate North America announced on Thursday that after a decade of phone calls, petitions, Facebook posts and other pleas, M&M’s Crispy will return to stores nationwide in 2015.

M&M’s Crispy was first available as a limited-edition item in 1998 and was discontinued in 2005.

According to records in Mars Consumer Care, M&M’s Crispy is the No. 1 Mars variant no longer on the market requested to be “brought back.”

The candies will be available at stores nationwide in January 2015.

They will be available in singles (1.35 oz.), sharing size (2.83 oz.) and medium laydown bags (9.9 oz.). For more information, visit mms.com.