Users' questions

Are Mounds and Almond Joy the same?

Are Mounds and Almond Joy the same?

Almond Joy used the same coconut center as Mounds, but with whole almonds pressed into the top and with a coating of milk chocolate instead of dark. Here, we’re showing the mini “snack size” versions, but both come in a regular size bar, too. Mounds are covered in dark chocolate, Almond Joy milk chocolate.

Who makes Peter Paul Mounds?

the Hershey Company
Peter Paul Candy Manufacturing Company

Type Private
Founded 1919 Peter Paul Halajian
Headquarters New Haven, Connecticut
Products Mounds candy bar, Almond Joy
Parent Cadbury Schweppes (1978-1988) the Hershey Company

Which came first Almond Joy or Mounds?

When were ALMOND JOY bars invented? ALMOND JOY bars were invented in 1946 by Peter Paul, Inc. in Connecticut, 26 years after the company first released MOUNDS bars.

Do they still make Peter Paul Mounds?

Following its acquisition of Mounds and Almond Joy in 1988, The Hershey Company continued to manufacture Mounds and Almond Joy at the Peter Paul plant, before moving the manufacturing operation to a more modern plant in Stuarts Draft, VA in 2007.

When did Peter Paul Almond Joy and mounds come out?

School Edition” (1980) – YouTube Peter Paul Almond Joy & Mounds – “Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut… School Edition” (1980) If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device. Videos you watch may be added to the TV’s watch history and influence TV recommendations. To avoid this, cancel and sign in to YouTube on your computer.

Who is the guy in the mounds commercial?

Mounds are coconut candy bars covered in dark chocolate. “Some times you feel like a nut, some times you don’t.” Don’t miss the retro TV commercial below. Peter Paul Halajian was a Connecticut candy seller in the early 1900s.

When did the Mounds candy bar come out?

Mounds Candy Bar History. The Almond Joy bar was introduced in 1946. During the 1970s, the Peter Paul company introduced their famous advertising jingle that contained a play on words, “Sometimes you feel like a nut; sometimes you don’t; Peter Paul Almond Joy’s got nuts; Mounds don’t.”.

Who was the founder of Mounds candy company?

Peter Paul Halajian was a Connecticut candy seller in the early 1900s. Along with some other Armenian investors, he formed the Peter Paul Candy Company in 1919. The company sold various kinds of candies, but following sugar and coconut shortages of World War II, they dropped most brands and put all of their efforts on the Mounds candy bar.