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M&M’s Caramel: When Is The New Candy Flavor Hitting Shelves?

Tue, October 18, 2016 1:34pm EDT by Add first Comment
M&M’s Caramel
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Rejoice, caramel lovers! M&M’s has announced a new flavor, and the twist on the traditional milk chocolate candies features a creamy caramel center. Get more details here and find out when you can get your hands on M&M’s Caramel!

M&M’s Caramel will be available everywhere in May 2017. That’s a long way off, but we’re patient!

“The innovative treat features a creamy caramel center covered in delicious milk chocolate, enclosed in a colorful candy shell, which offers the ultimate combination of flavors in every bite-sized piece,” the official statement says. “This new item will have mass appeal as nostalgic and comforting, as caramel is both traditional and trendy. Chocolate and caramel lovers alike can find M&M’S Caramel nationwide at local food, mass, convenience and drug stores.” Awesome!

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The official M&M’s Instagram account teased the announcement ahead of time, first posting a cute video collage of various foods — including caramels. Many commenters wrote that they were hoping the brand would come out with caramel M&M’s — well, their dreams are certainly coming true! The brand also posted a similar video a few days later along with the caption: “Introducing a new fan favorite. Are you excited for your first taste?” Well, now we know!

Fans immediately freaked out when the news broke, taking to Twitter to express their joy. “M&Ms new flavor is so obviously right it’ll make you wonder why it didn’t already exist,” one user wrote. “God is Good [praise hands emoji]!!!” another enthused. Then there’s the basic truth, as ‏@curtisflloyd tweeted: “CARAMEL M&Ms!!!! This is earth-shattering!!” Check out more reactions below:

HollywoodLifers, are you excited about M&M’s Caramel? Tell us if you can’t wait to try the new flavor!