Munchies (confectionery)

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Nestle Munchies
Nestlé Munchies

Munchies are a type of confectionery produced by Nestlé. They were introduced by the British firm Mackintosh's in 1957.[1] The brand was later acquired by Nestlé as part of its takeover of Rowntree Mackintosh in 1988.

The original variety of Munchies are individual milk chocolate-coated sweets with a caramel and biscuit centre.

In 1995 the confectionery formerly known as Mintola (near-identical in appearance to Munchies, but consisting of plain chocolate with a mint fondant centre) was renamed Mint Munchies.[2] In 2006, Mint Munchies were again renamed, this time as After Eight Bitesize.[3][4] In September 2019, Nestle launched a new flavour of the Munchies confection - Chocolate fudge brownie.


  1. ^ "History of Rowntree's". Nestlé. Archived from the original on 11 December 2008. Retrieved 28 January 2015. 1957 - Munchies are introduced
  2. ^ "Our brands - Chocolate and Sweets". Archived from the original on 19 November 2008. Retrieved 28 January 2015. Mint Munchies [were launched] in 1957, this product changed its name from Mintola to Mint Munchies in June 1995
  3. ^ "After Eights re-invented for a new generation". 27 September 2007. Archived from the original on 3 September 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015. Mint Munchies [..] are being changed into the After Eight brand. [..] "New After Eight bitesize combines the popular Mint Munchies product with the strength of the After Eight brand."
  4. ^ "Mint Munchies join After Eight brand"[permanent dead link], Article dated 13 October 2006, retrieved 5 January 2007[dead link]

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