Say Good Bye to the King Size Candy Bars

By Scott Sarvay
By Maureen Mespell

February 16, 2012 Updated Feb 16, 2012 at 10:44 PM EST

VIRGINIA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Giant sized Snickers bars are going the way of the Dodo.

Mars, inc., the maker of Snickers, Twix and M&M's, has announced that by the end of next year, it will stop selling chocolate products with more than 250-calories in them.

The company says the change is part of an ongoing effort to improve the nutritional value of its products.

But the change means the King-size Snickers bar, which packs 540-calories, will be gone by 2014.

Mars also says it plans to reduce sodium levels by 25-percent in all of its products by 2015.




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