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.