The MOUNDS Candy Bar story starts in 1919 when Peter Halajian sold his homemade sweets door-to-door.
During WWII, a shortage of coconut and sugar caused Peter to discontinue other products to focus on MOUNDS Candy Bars.
MOUNDS and ALMOND JOY Candy Bars joined The Hershey Company family in 1988.
At the center of each MOUNDS bar is shredded, sweetened coconut which is then covered with dark chocolate.
Since 2007, MOUNDS chocolate coconut bars have been produced at the Hershey plant in Stuart's Draft, Virginia.
Yes, MOUNDS candies are gluten free and are also kosher certified.
MOUNDS candy, featuring sweet coconut covered in dark chocolate, was first produced in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1920.
MOUNDS dark chocolate coconut candy bars come in a variety of sizes ranging from a 1.75-ounce candy bar to a 20.4-ounce jumbo snack-size bag.
MOUNDS chocolate coconut bars were first produced in 1920 while ALMOND JOY candies were produced in 1946. MOUNDS bars are made of sweet coconut and dark chocolate and ALMOND JOY bars, like their predecessor the Dreams bar, contains sweet coconut, milk chocolate and whole almonds.