Who invented M&Ms candy and what does M&M stand for? July 31, 2020 by Pamela Landy M&M stands for Mars and Merrie. Victor Mars and his associate Mr. Merrie created the candy in 1941. Related Answers Who was the Tootsie Roll named after? In men’s underwear what does BVD stand for? Who were the first players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame? Who wrote “Candy is dandy But liquor is quicker”? Was the Baby Ruth candy bar named for the baseball player? What does the D in D Day stand for?