Launch of Mentos Extra Strong Mint
New Mentos candy with Extra Menthol flavour launched in rolls as well as pillow packs
Mentos launches its WHO SAYS NO TO MENTOS?
Mentos launches its WHO SAYS NO TO MENTOS? Campaign using TV, Radio and Social Media.
Launch of Mentos Fresh Action
Blast of freshness! Launch of Mentos fresh action chewing gum.
Mentos Ice Gum
Mentos ice gum blister launched in 3 flavors. Pepeprmint, Spearmint & Orange
MENTOS CANDY LAUNCHED IN NIGERIA
Mentos candy launched in Nigeria in rolls as well as pillow packs.
In Nigeria, PVM's first factory in Africa inaugurated.
MENTOS GOES SOCIAL
Mentos went social by opening up a Facebook account. Since then Mentos social presence has continued to grow.
There's nothing like a Mentos kiss! With a variety of innovative mints and gum there is always the right product to experience the kiss of your life!
INTRODUCED MENTOS GUM
Mentos Gum made its debut in Europe and beyond. The refreshing taste, the unique shape and texture and many different flavors found new fans everywhere.
PERFETTI VAN MELLE MERGER
The year 2001 was a special year for Mentos that saw the Dutch company van Melle and the Italian company Perfetti join forces, making Mentos available in shops everywhere.
Mentos introduced the Freshmaker campaign that proved to be right on target: straight after its introduction Mentos sales went through the roof!
FIRST TV COMMERCIAL
Mentos made its small screen debut with the first Fresh TV commercial.
MENTOS IN A ROLL
The sixties! Revolutions in fashion, sex, music and Mentos. The first Mentos roll found its way to consumers across the globe.
NEW MENTOS PRODUCTION
Mentos production moved to Rotterdam. International orders to France, Germany and the UK marked the beginning of the New Freshness spreading across the world.
PERFETTI WAS FOUNDED
Perfetti founded in Lainate, near Milan.
MENTOS BECOMES A REALITY
On a train ride to Poland, brothers Michael and Pierre van Melle came up with the vision of a peppermint flavored caramel candy to go by the name of Mentos. This was the beginning of a Fresh New World.
VAN MELLE WAS FOUNDED
van Melle founded in Breskens, Netherlands.
"There's nothing like a Mentos kiss! With a variety of innovative candies and gums there is always the right product to experience the kiss of your life!"