A History of Cadbury Eggs
Posted on April 5, 2012
Since 1923 Cadbury, creme eggs have been an English Easter tradition! First introduced to the US in 1971 and a hit ever since. Selling over 50 millions eggs every easter season.
Food Finds about Cadbury Creme Eggs
- The first chocolate eggs were produced in 1875 wrapped in easter colors.
- Although the creme egg was launched in 1971, sales for it took off in 1975, thanks to the power of television advertising.
- The factory where 1.5 million eggs can be made daily is in Birmingham, England.
- Cadbury Creme Eggs are sold annually from New Year’s Day to Easter.
- In 2010 Cadbury was bought by Kraft Foods.
- The eggs have a chocolate shell and fondant filling.
- The original foil wrappers were green, red, yellow, and blue.
- This year’s online advertising campaign includes a virtual catapult that allows creme egg lovers to goo any address.
- In 2008, Cadbury came out with a series of commercials in which the eggs had to “Get the Goo Out.”
- Cadbury makes Orange Creme Eggs as an alternative to the standard flavor.