1992 ad for Uncle Bens Sweet and Sour products.
Uncle Ben’s is a brand name for parboiled (“Converted”) rice and related food products. Owned by Mars, Inc., the brand was first used by a company called Converted Rice Inc. which was later bought by Mars. It is based in Houston, Texas. Uncle Ben’s rice was first marketed in 1943 and was the top-selling rice in the United States from 1950 until the 1990s.
1986 advert for M&M’s.
M&M’s Chocolate Candies are candy-coated pieces of milk chocolate with the letter “m” printed on them, produced by Mars, Incorporated. Popular in the United States, several variations of the candies exist, including plain milk chocolate, peanut, peanut butter, dark chocolate (with and without peanuts), and almond. First produced in 1941, the candies were originally manufactured in brown, yellow, orange, red, green, and violet. Tan replaced violet in 1949. Blue replaced tan in 1995.