VCA

TWIX® Brings Iconic Rivalry To The NFT Space

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Mars Wrigley's TWIX announced it's putting the "fun" in non-fungible token (NFT) as Left TWIX and Right TWIX bring their iconic, joyful rivalry to the digital art world with the launch of the brand's first NFTs.

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  • NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Mars Wrigley's TWIX announced it's putting the "fun" in non-fungible token (NFT) as Left TWIX and Right TWIX bring their iconic, joyful rivalry to the digital art world with the launch of the brand's first NFTs.
  • TWIX knows the only thing better than a singular, unique experience, is two singular, unique experiences that are exactly the same.
  • Both Left and Right TWIX believe they are of the highest nobility and the artworks by YEAHYEAHCHLOE showcase just that.
  • For more information on TWIX, visit TWIX.com and join in on the conversation by using #NFTWIXon Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

M&M'S® Ice Cream Unveils New Seasonal Holiday Fun Cups

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:10pm

M&M'S Ice Cream Holiday Fun Cups are filled with vanilla-flavored ice cream, a delicious chocolate swirl and mixed with plenty of festive red and green M&M'S Minis for fans to enjoy.

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  • M&M'S Ice Cream Holiday Fun Cups are filled with vanilla-flavored ice cream, a delicious chocolate swirl and mixed with plenty of festive red and green M&M'S Minis for fans to enjoy.
  • "This year, ice cream and M&M'S lovers alike can celebrate the season with the flavors they know and love, but now with an additional hint of excitement and festive joy with our M&M'S Ice Cream Holiday Fun Cups."
  • The treat joins the current M&M'S Ice Cream portfolio, which includes M&M'S Ice Cream Cones, M&M'S Ice Cream Fun Cups available in Vanilla with Chocolate Swirl and Chocolate Swirl and M&M'S Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches, available in Vanilla, Mint, Classic and Chocolate.
  • The Mars Wrigley Ice Cream Portfolio also includes a variety of TWIX Ice Cream Bars and SNICKERS Ice Cream bars.

[24]7.ai Positioned as Leader in SPARK Matrix: Virtual Customer Assistants (VCA), 2021

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, [24]7.ai , Inc., a recognized leader in Omnichannel conversational AI and contact center services, announced todaythat Quadrant Knowledge Solutions has named [24]7.ai as a 2021 technology leader in the SPARK Matrix analysis of the Global Virtual Customer Assistants market.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, [24]7.ai , Inc., a recognized leader in Omnichannel conversational AI and contact center services, announced todaythat Quadrant Knowledge Solutions has named [24]7.ai as a 2021 technology leader in the SPARK Matrix analysis of the Global Virtual Customer Assistants market.
  • Quadrant Knowledge Solutions defines a Virtual Customer Assistant (VCA) as a computer programming application that replicates human-like conversations to deliver information to customers in a text or audio-based format.
  • "Ithas received strong ratings across the parameters of technology excellence and customer impact and has been positioned amongst the technology leaders in the 2021 SPARK Matrix of the Virtual Customer Assistants market."
  • [24]7.ai uses artificial intelligence, human insight, and deep vertical expertise to produce personalized, consistent, and satisfying customer experiences.

Mars Pledges Fresh Climate Action to Achieve Net Zero Emissions Across Full Value Chain

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 5:05am

Executive pay will be strongly linked to climate action and the 20,000+ suppliers in the Mars value chain are being challenged to step up and set their own commitments.

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  • Executive pay will be strongly linked to climate action and the 20,000+ suppliers in the Mars value chain are being challenged to step up and set their own commitments.
  • "To mitigate this real and tangible threat, the science tells us net zero targets must be broad in their reach, capturing emissions across the entire value chain and plans need to have material, interim targets.
  • Mars has been driving climate action on emissions for more than a decade with an existing commitment set in 2009 to achieve net zero in direct operations by 2040.
  • Since 2015, Mars has cut emissions in its full value chain by 7.3% despite the business continuing to grow.

Mars Pledges Fresh Climate Action to Achieve Net Zero Emissions Across Full Value Chain

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 5:05am

Executive pay will be strongly linked to climate action and the 20,000+ suppliers in the Mars value chain are being challenged to step up and set their own commitments.

Key Points: 
  • Executive pay will be strongly linked to climate action and the 20,000+ suppliers in the Mars value chain are being challenged to step up and set their own commitments.
  • "To mitigate this real and tangible threat, the science tells us net zero targets must be broad in their reach, capturing emissions across the entire value chain and plans need to have material, interim targets.
  • Mars has been driving climate action on emissions for more than a decade with an existing commitment set in 2009 to achieve net zero in direct operations by 2040.
  • Since 2015, Mars has cut emissions in its full value chain by 7.3% despite the business continuing to grow.

Dream Payments Launches Real-Time Insurance Payments Across the U.S.

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dream Payments , a fintech company powering digital payments for financial institutions and insurance carriers, today announced the launch of the Dream Insurance Payment Network across the U.S.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dream Payments , a fintech company powering digital payments for financial institutions and insurance carriers, today announced the launch of the Dream Insurance Payment Network across the U.S.
  • "We are excited to power Dream Payments as they foster innovation within the insurance payments ecosystem as our Wholesale Payments business continues to be the provider of choice for fintech payments globally," said Cyrus Bhathawalla, Global Head of Real Time Payments, J.P. Morgan.
  • To enable insurance carriers to launch real-time digital payments rapidly without undergoing lengthy and expensive payment technology implementations, the Dream Insurance Payment Network has also launched the Dream Insurance Platform Partner Program.
  • Dream currently has several other insurance platform providers that have joined the Dream Insurance Payment network and will be launching Dream-powered digital payments for their end insurance carrier clients in Q4 2021 and Q1 2022.

Mars Wrigley Announces Limited Edition SNICKERS® Cinnamon Bun

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mars Wrigley announced SNICKERS latest, mouth-watering innovation SNICKERS Cinnamon Bun will be hitting Walmart shelves in October, taking the classic seasonal flavor to the next level.

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  • NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mars Wrigley announced SNICKERS latest, mouth-watering innovation SNICKERS Cinnamon Bun will be hitting Walmart shelves in October, taking the classic seasonal flavor to the next level.
  • season, SNICKERS Cinnamon Bun brings the flavor of warm-from-the-oven cinnamon rolls into your favorite SNICKERS chocolate bar.
  • "SNICKERS Cinnamon Bun delivers a classic flavor that welcomes the fall season and offers a moment of comfort with a taste and texture only SNICKERS can provide."
  • SNICKERS Cinnamon Bun will be available for a limited time only beginning in October exclusively at Walmart in Singles (1.5 oz.)

STARBURST® Releases Official "Little Lad" Halloween Costume

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 6:39pm

The now-iconic character originates from the STARBURST "Bus Station'' ad from 2007 whose wacky character and catchy song introducing STARBURST Berries & Creme has found virality with a younger generation.

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  • The now-iconic character originates from the STARBURST "Bus Station'' ad from 2007 whose wacky character and catchy song introducing STARBURST Berries & Creme has found virality with a younger generation.
  • "To celebrate, we're excited to help fans embrace their inner Little Lad this Halloween by releasing official limited-edition STARBURST Little Lad costumes."
  • The official STARBURST Little Lad costume contest begins September 30, 2021 and closes October 7, 2021.
  • For more information on STARBURST, follow @STARBURST on TikTok , Twitter , Instagram and Facebook and join in on the conversation using #STARBURST.

Chill Brands Group PLC Announces Strategic Partnership with Viridian Capital Advisors

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:00pm

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChillBrandsGroupplc(LON:CHLL)(OTCQX:ZOEIF) ispleasedtoannounce the appointment of Viridian Capital Advisors as a strategic advisor in connectionwith capital raising strategy, M&A strategy, development of its board of directors and investor relations.

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  • GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChillBrandsGroupplc(LON:CHLL)(OTCQX:ZOEIF) ispleasedtoannounce the appointment of Viridian Capital Advisors as a strategic advisor in connectionwith capital raising strategy, M&A strategy, development of its board of directors and investor relations.
  • In June 2014, Viridian Capital Advisors ("Viridian" or "VCA") was founded as one of the first financial and strategic advisory firms in the U.S. cannabis/hemp industry, with a team of seasoned advisors, investment bankers and analysts.
  • TrevorTaylor,Co-CEOofChillBrandsGroup,said:"WearedelightedtowelcomeScott Greiper and Viridian Capital Advisors to Chill Brands Group and are excited to draw on their extensive experience, network and global following.Global brand building requires world-class talent and capital, and we are pleased to have gained support fromprofessionalsof sucha highcaliber.
  • Chill Brands Group PLC , an international CBD and tobacco alternative products company, develops, produces, and sells consumer products and other hemp derivatives.

Mars Wrigley engages in a climate-smart venture to catalyze a shift towards Modern Sustainable Cocoa Farming.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 4:20pm

Andean Cacao is a climate-smart venture that seeks to catalyze sustainable farming, by changing how cocoa is grown and pioneering modern agriculture practices that regenerate soil and positively impact communities.

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  • Andean Cacao is a climate-smart venture that seeks to catalyze sustainable farming, by changing how cocoa is grown and pioneering modern agriculture practices that regenerate soil and positively impact communities.
  • This innovative venture is the latest step in Mars Wrigley's journey through its Cocoa for Generations strategy to build a modern, inclusive, and sustainable cocoa supply chain.
  • I'm excited about the knowledge we will gather through the Andean Cacao venture to apply the best of Modern Sustainable Cocoa Farming elsewhere, to scale learnings, and to continue our journey to create a modern, inclusive, and sustainable cocoa supply."
  • Mars Wrigley sources from more than 13 countries to createthe right mix of cocoa for the chocolate portfolio that its consumers love.