Today in Confectionary History: 2/28 — Eighty-nine years ago today, confectionary history was made, and a multi-billion-dollar trademark was first registered in the United States. On February 28, 1928, U.S. Trademark Registration No. 239311 was granted to Mars Incorporated for the mark SNICKERS for “candy comprising candy bars.” Read the blog post at https://www.trademarkwise.com/blog/2017/2/28/today-in-confectionary-history-228.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Seattle-based Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Mars, Incorporated are partnering to conduct the largest-ever clinical investigation of the heart health benefits of cocoa flavanols – especially their role in reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease.