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Hershey's or M&M's

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Started: 1/15/2008 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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sirdebatesalot

Pro

It is obvious that Hershey candy is the best. Not only do the have the most candy being shipped around the world, but it has the best flavoring. Instead of tasting processed, each one has its own unique taste. The Kisses do not taste the same as Hershey Bars. The dark chocolate is the best though. With so many choices on how intense you want the darkness level to be it is obvious that Hershey's is better then M&M's
wingnut2280

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Hershey is the classic example of chocolate. But, that is the problem. Its just chocolate. With M&M's, you get that awesome candy shell. Not only is it crunchy and sweet, it comes in several colors, making it more appealing and more fun. You can do all sorts of awesome stuff with M&M's that you can't do with plain chocolate. You can sort them and play little games.

Also, that candy shell provides critical protection of the chocolate. Hershey bars always melt or break and end up all over your hands and make a huge mess. The candy shell of M&M's makes this impossible.

You want to talk about variety? Look no further than the M&M. They come in Peanut BUtter, Dark Chocalate, six different sizes and dozens of colors. Furthermore, the levels of darkness that you claim for hersheys are just as available in M&M's. You can get regular, milk chocolate, dark, etc. You can shape hershey chocolate into any shape you want, but its still just chocolate. M&M's provide a versatility that the candy world has never seen!

As for taste, it is obviously a matter of opinion. However, while hershey is simply chocolate, M&M's provide a medley of flavors from the sweet candy shell to the numerous variety of insides. M&M's have several different delicious flavors dancing on your pallet, while hershey has only one.

I think its obvious, based on M&M's variety, ease of consumption, reliability and delicious taste, that they are far superior to Hershey, regardless of what your sales numbers indicate.
Debate Round No. 1
sirdebatesalot

Pro

You do have a point on the different flavorings. You just forgot about one thing. Kissables. They are the same as M&M's as they come in different colors. Not only are they attractive with color but they have that shape of the classic Kiss. It is obvious that the shape outdoes the normal circle of the M&M.
wingnut2280

Con

It seems that you agree that M&M's are better than Hersheys in the numerous ways I stated above. Therefore, to win the debate, I only need to prove that M&M's are better than these Kissables.

At first glance, Kissables would seem to capture all of the great things about M&M's. This is simply untrue. Kissables only come in milk chocolate. They only have one size and they have a thicker candy coating, throwing off the delicate balance of delectable flavors that M&M's capture so perfectly. So, not only do Kissables have less variety than the original Hershey, and therfore much less variety than M&M's, they do not capture the subtle greatness that is the M&M. Also, they don't have that sweet letter on them. And, due to their awkward shape and clumsier coating, you get fewer of them in a bag of the same size.

So, not only are M&M's WAY better than original Hershey, they have distinct differences between Kissables that put them far out in front. Plus, you get more. No matter what your candy desire, there is an M&M's to satisfy it. Not only that, but M&M's will always be the candy that "melts in your mouth, not in your hand".
Debate Round No. 2
sirdebatesalot

Pro

The "clumsy" coating gives the Kissables way more of a baknce it really steps up to getting a nice coating with the same amount of chocolate inside. Also they do not need a letter. I think that the shape shoes that it is Hershey. It is one of the most distinct shapes of candy. The only thing that Kissables lack is the variety of flavor. But don't worry. With some connections to the Hershey foundation, i know that some new flavors will be coming soon.
wingnut2280

Con

The shape of your Kissables is exactly the problem. You get less of them. The shape may let everyone know that it is Hershey, but it compromises the integrity of the candy. You have that spike stabbing the roof of your mouth. M&M's accomplish this with a simple, yet awesome, letter. Their emblem doesn't change anything about the candy, but it is very aesthetically pleasing. The shape of kisses may be famous, but it is harmful to the candy.

So, you concede that M&M's have way more variety and are therefore appealing to a greater range of tastes and people. When Hershey finally develops the variety that M&M's have had for years, maybe this would be a debatable topic, but for now, dealing with things that exist, M&M's win out.

You concede that there is every reason to think that M&M's are better than original Hershey. It is obvious that M&M's are better than current Kissables, for the reasons I explained above. The only thing you are left with is this supposed development that will make Kissables equal to M&M's, at best.

Maybe, one day, Hershey can hope to equal the marvel that is the M&M. From what I have heard, they are hard at work doing so. But, for now, M&M's remain the sweet, delicious, diverse treat that is not only easier to eat, but better an entirely better candy in general.
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