Mars, Snickers, and Milky Way Will All Be Wrapped in Paper Packaging From 2025

Another reason to eat more Mars Bars.

For three years, the Mars Wrigley manufacturing team has been researching and testing new sustainable packaging for their chocolates. Now, all that work has paid off, with Mars Wrigley confirming this week that all of its Australian-made chocolate bars will be released in paper packaging that can be recycled in your typical yellow bin.

Mars, Milky Way, and Snickers will all feature paper packaging in the near future as the new packaging starts to roll out in 2025.

“Mars’ ongoing investment in local R&D has allowed us to be agile and create solutions that have a positive impact on our environment, meet our stringent quality and food safety standards but are also convenient for our consumers to recycle via kerbside recycling.” said Mars Wrigley Australia general manager, Andrew Leakey.

Importantly, Leakey added that the change in packaging will not drive up the price of their chocolates. A win for the constant shrinkflation happening on supermarket shelves.

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Mad Mex’s New Menu Item Is Inspired by a Popular Mexican Street Food

mad mex chicken al pastor

Mexican restaurant chain Mad Mex has dropped a new protein, and it’s one of the most popular street foods in Mexico.

Enter, Chicken Al Pastor. It’s traditionally made with pork and grilled on a spinning rotisserie with a pineapple sitting a top, but Mad Mex has put its own spin on it, serving chicken bathed in an Al Pastor marinade with a touch of juicy pineapple.

You can order the protein-packed filling in your favourite burrito, bowl, quesadilla, nachos, or in a taco.

As always, these things are here for a good time, not a long time. Pop into your local Mad Mex restaurant, order delivery or through the Mad Mex app today.

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