M&M'S" BRAND CANDIES CONDUCTS NATIONAL SEARCH TO WED AMERICA'S SWEETEST COUPLE


M&M'S" Chocolate Candies is searching for one lucky couple to win an all-expense-paid New York City wedding designed by celebrity entertainment expert David Tutera, plus a romantic honeymoon trip for two - all sponsored by MY M&M'S" custom color and printed candies.



[ClickPress, Tue Jul 19 2005] Hackettstown, NJ/ - M&M'S" Chocolate Candies is searching for one lucky couple to win an all-expense-paid New York City wedding designed by celebrity entertainment expert David Tutera, plus a romantic honeymoon trip for two - all sponsored by MY M&M'S" custom color and printed candies.

The MY M&M'S "Sweetest Wedding" contest is open to wedding hopefuls who are 25 and older and residents of the Continental United States who are willing to incorporate MY M&M'S into their wedding and vows. Submissions will be accepted at www.mms.com/sweetestwedding until July 23, 2005. All entries must include a brief 300-word essay describing the couple's sweet story of romance, a favorite M&M'S memory and a digital photograph illustrating the couple's fun-loving nature. Along with the essay, entrants must include one fun, creative phrase (in 10 words or less) that will be incorporated into the wedding vows.

"A wedding is a very unique expression of a couple's love. To make this occasion a true reflection of this, I always recommend adding sophisticated, personal touches that break away from some of the traditional norms and make it more memorable-from their favorite colors to their initials or even their favorite phrases," states David Tutera, who is best known for his stylish affairs for celebrity clientele from Star Jones to Jennifer Lopez. "MY M&M'S is offering a truly unique opportunity for a couple to express their love in a really sweet and personal way. That's what I call unforgettable!"

Courtesy of MY M&M'S, the winning couple will celebrate their matrimony in front of 50 friends and family at an elegant wedding and reception to be held in New York City on August 24, 2005. The winning couple also will receive a romantic six-night, seven-day honeymoon retreat to The Islands Of The Bahamas. For more information about MY M&M'S "Sweetest Wedding" contest and a complete set of rules, log on to www.mms.com/sweetestwedding.

MY M&M'S(r) Milk Chocolate Candies are great accessories at stylish weddings, fun favors at parties and unique gifts for special occasions. Candies come in 21 custom colors-from aqua green to dark pink-and can be personalized (printed) on 13 of those colors with messages like "man and wife", "Smith Wedding" and "we're hitched". Each order takes 10 business days to process and ship. Orders can be submitted online at www.mms.com (click "customize") or by calling 888-696-6788.

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About Masterfoods USA
Masterfoods USA, the United States food, snack and petcare operations of Mars, Incorporated, is one of the world's leading food manufacturers. With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the combined food, snack and petcare segments are a symbol of excellence for quality brands. Headquartered in Hackettstown, NJ, Masterfoods USA employs more than 7,000 associates in the United States, with 15 manufacturing facilities nationwide. The company owns some of the world's favorite brands, including M&M'S(r) Brand, SNICKERS(r) Brand, UNCLE BEN'S(r) Brand, PEDIGREE(r) Brand Food For Dogs and WHISKAS(r) Brand Food For Cats. For additional information please visit the Masterfoods USA Online Newsroom at www.masterfoodsnews.com.

Contact:
Chip Scarinzi/Antonio Rivera
Weber Shandwick
(212) 445-8183/8184
cscarinzi@webershandwick.com
arivera@webershandwick.com

Or

Joan Buyce
Masterfoods USA
908-979-5056
joan.buyce@effem.com

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