Company: MARS Chocolate North America, Hackettstown, N.J.
Website: www.marathonbars.com
Introduced: May
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $2.99 for a 10-count, 8.3-oz. box; $6.99 for a 30-count, 24.9-oz. box
Product Snapshot: Kudos granola bars now include offerings featuring America’s favorite candy and chocolate brands, including Kudos with M&M’s milk chocolate candies, Kudos with Dove chocolate drizzle and Kudos with Snickers peanuts, which contain 20% more peanuts. Each 100-calorie bar is made with whole grains and provides an excellent source of calcium.
Ingredients (Kudos with Snickers): Granola (crisp rice, oats, sugar, wheat flakes, salt, barley malt), corn syrup, milk chocolate (sugar, chocolate, cocoa butter, skim milk, lactose, milk fat, soy lecithin), peanuts, vegetable oil (palm kernel oil, palm oil and/or hydrogenated palm oil), calcium carbonate, fructose, glycerin, maltodextrin. Contains less than 2% of the following: salt, cocoa powder, whey, brown sugar, soy lecithin, gum acacia, carrageenan, xanthan gum, hydrolyzed wheat protein, natural and artificial flavors, TBHQ to maintain freshness, almonds.