The Iconic brand joins forces with three NFL Legends to introduce an innovative ring with diamonds fashioned from the irresistible comfort of M&M'S peanut butter candies.

M&M’S®, proudly part of Mars, unveils first-of-its-kind M&M’S Almost Champions Ring of Comfort featuring diamonds made from real M&M’S peanut butter candies to provide comfort to the “almost champions” as part of its Super Bowl LVIII campaign. (CNW Group/Mars, Incorporated)

TORONTO, /CNW/ – On Tuesday, M&M’S®, a proud member of the Mars family of brands, provided a sneak peek into its upcoming Super Bowl LVIII campaign with a teaser video highlighting the intersection of fun and belonging in a way that only M&M’S can. The teaser highlights M&M’S beloved characters offering solace to three NFL Legends – Dan MarinoTerrell Owens, and Bruce Smith – who just missed securing a Super Bowl ring in their respective Big Game appearances. The gesture involves presenting them with the groundbreaking M&M’S Almost Champions Ring of Comfort, featuring real diamonds made in a specialized lab from the universally comforting ingredient: peanut butter. M&M’S peanut butter candies, to be specific.

Building on its mission to use the power of fun to create a world where everyone feels they belong, M&M’S®, proudly part of Mars, announced it will be partnering with NFL Legends and past Super Bowl runners-up – Dan Marino, Terrell Owens and Bruce Smith – in Super Bowl LVIII campaign. (CNW Group/Mars, Incorporated)

“As a legendary brand, M&M’S is present during key cultural moments and we’re thrilled to be showing up once again at Super Bowl LVIII,” says Ellen Thompson, General Manager, Mars Wrigley Canada. “Mars is inspiring moments of everyday happiness and a new era of connection with Canadian audiences, celebrating sportsmanship and fun with our beloved character and the nation’s favourite flavour – peanut butter. It’s a proud moment for Mars Canada to join the Super Bowl legacy and bring our unique twist of comfort and inclusivity to Canada’s vibrant sports culture.”

Highlighting the enduring partnership between M&M’S Canada and the NFL over the past three years, the “M&M’S Almost Champions Ring of Comfort” prominently features lab diamonds made from M&M’S peanut butter. The largest individual diamonds on the face of the first ever M&M’S peanut butter-turned diamond ring were created by exposing this common household staple to a high-pressure environment – including 3,000°C temperatures and 800,000 pounds per square inch of pressure – before grinding and grading the diamonds into their final form. The 14K gold ring is adorned with a diamond-encrusted replica of Mars’ beloved M&M’S Orange character. When the ring is opened, a secret internal compartment reveals a mini replica of a football stadium designed to house a single Peanut Butter M&M’S.

“The M&M’S Super Bowl LVIII campaign highlights the essence of sportsmanship for me – celebrating all players for the endless, demanding effort they put into their craft while enjoying the fun of the game.” said Hall-of-Famer Dan Marino. “Historically only one team walks away with a championship ring, but Mars’s inclusive message to inspire moments of happiness and to bring fun to everyone on and off the field really resonated with me. Just like the game itself, stay tuned for the ad’s full release as there are always some surprising twists.”

The full 30-second ad spot will air during the first commercial break in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LVIII, which will be broadcast on CTV on Sunday, February 11, 2024.

To see the newly released teaser video featuring Dan Marino, Terrell Owens and Bruce Smith and to learn more about the creation of the M&M’S Almost Champions Ring of Comfort and M&M’S lineup of peanut butter products and innovations, visit Fans can also follow the brand on InstagramTikTokFacebook and X.

SOURCE Mars, Incorporated

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