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Cadbury Snack
Candy bar in purple-and-black wrapper
Snack Sandwich

A Cadbury Snack is a shortcake biscuit squares or two biscuits with chocolate filling, covered with milk chocolate.

HistoryEdit

Three versions of Cadbury Snack are available in the United Kingdom and Ireland: Snack Shortcake (chocolate-coated shortbread in a yellow wrapper),[1] Snack Wafer (chocolate-covered wafer fingers in a pink wrapper)[2][failed verification] and Snack Sandwich, an individual chocolate-and-biscuit bar[3] similar to the original Jacob's Club biscuit. In February 2015, Cadbury announced that it was ceasing production of the Snack Wafer due to declining sales.[4]

During the 1970s there was a Cadbury Snack Finger (chocolate-covered fingers in a blue wrapper) see Cadbury Fingers & in the 2000s there were limited editions of other versions of Snack.

AdvertisingEdit

During the 1950s & 1960s there were black 'n' white television adverts for them. Colour came out in the 1970s. In 1986 the television advert used the phrase Bridge The Gap cartoon adverts in the 1990s.

Australian versionEdit

 
Split Snack Wafer

In Australia, the Cadbury Dairy Milk Snack block is a six-piece bar of milk chocolate filled with six different flavours (strawberry, pineapple, orange, coconut ice, Turkish delight and caramel) and available in 135-gram (4.8 oz) and 200-gram (7.1 oz) sizes.[5] It began production in 1974; before then, the chocolate was created by MacRobertson's. In June 2009, Cadbury reduced the size of the bars.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cadbury Snack Shortcake", Cadbury, retrieved 13 December 2015
  2. ^ Cadbury, retrieved 13 December 2015
  3. ^ "Cadbury Snack Sandwich", Cadbury, retrieved 13 December 2015
  4. ^ "160 jobs lost as Cadbury scraps the Pink Snack bar". thejournal.ie. 2015-02-26. Retrieved 2015-02-26.
  5. ^ "Cadbury Snack Block", Cadbury Australia, retrieved 13 December 2015
  6. ^ Labi, Sharon (2009-08-16). "Mars bar maker says looking after our health". The Sunday Telegraph. Archived from the original on 2012-09-05.