The process of manufacture was patented in 1935 by Rowntree's.
In 1935, Rowntree's launched Aero Mint into the UK, followed by the milk chocolate variation in the 1970s. Wrapping was green (brown in the chocolate version) and displayed the "Rowntree's" script logo and the large word "AERO", along with the slogan "Hold on tight or I'll fly away!" below the "AERO" name. The words "Aerated Mint Chocolate" ("Aerated Milk Chocolate" for the chocolate version) were seen multiple times in the word "AERO." In the 1970s, an advertisement was aired in which kids flying a kite thought the kite was an Aero bar.
Astros were first launched in 1997 by Cadbury in the United Kingdom, Canada, USA as well as in South Africa as a rival to Nestlé Smarties, and M&M's in the US . The confectionery can be described as a candy coated chocolate with a biscuit centre. They have since been discontinued in the UK, but are still sold in South Africa. In Australia they were marketed as Lunas.
Dairy Milk is a brand of milk chocolate currently manufactured by Cadbury, except in the United States where it is made by The Hershey Company. It was introduced in the United Kingdom in 1905 by and now consists of a number of products. Every product in the Dairy Milk line is made with exclusively milk chocolate.
Chomp is a brand of chocolate bar currently manufactured by Cadbury, popular in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Cote d'Or is a producer of Belgian chocolate, owned by Mondelēz International. Cote d'Or was founded in 1883 by Charles Neuhaus, a chocolate manufacturer who used the name Coe d'Or (French for Gold Coast) referring to the old name of contemporary Ghana, the source of much of the cacao beans used in chocolate manufacturing.
Crunchie is a brand of chocolate bar with a honeycomb toffee sugar centre. It is made by Cadbury and was originally launched by J. S. Fry & Sons in 1929. Fry had merged with Cadbury in 1919 and Crunchie later became a Cadbury brand.
Ferrero Rocher is a spherical chocolate sweet made by Italian chocolatier Ferrero SpA. Introduced in 1982, the chocolates consist of a whole roasted hazelnut encased in a thin wafer shell filled with hazelnut cream including vegetable oil and covered in milk chocolate and chopped hazelnuts. The sweets each contain 73 calories, and are individually packaged inside a gold-coloured wrapper. Rocher comes from French and means "rock".
Flake is a brand of chocolate bar currently manufactured by Cadbury Ireland and consists of thinly folded Dairy Milk milk chocolate.
Kinder Surprise, also known as a Kinder Egg or, in the original Italian, Kinder Sorpresa, is a confection manufactured by Italian company Ferrero. Originally intended for children, it has the form of a chocolate egg containing a small toy, often requiring assembly. "Kinder" is the German word for "children".
Kit Kat is a chocolate-covered wafer biscuit bar confection that was created by Rowntree's of York, England, and is now produced worldwide by Nestle, which acquired Rowntree in 1988, except in the United States where it is made under license by The Hershey Company. Each bar consists of fingers composed of three layers of wafer, covered in an outer layer of chocolate. Each finger can be snapped from the bar separately. Bars typically have 2 or 4 fingers, although the larger Kit Kat Chunky bars are a single solid block.
Lindt & Sprungli AG, more commonly known as Lindt, is a luxury Swiss chocolate and confectionery company.
M&M's are "colourful button-shaped candies" produced by Mars, Incorporated. The candy shells, each of which has the letter "m" printed in lower case on one side, surround a variety of fillings, including milk chocolate, dark chocolate, crisped rice, mint chocolate, peanuts, almonds, orange chocolate, coconut, pretzel, wild cherry, cinnamon, raspberry, and peanut butter. M&M's originated in the United States in 1941, and are now sold in as many as 100 countries. They are produced in different colours, some of which have changed over the years.
Maltesers are a confectionery product manufactured by Mars, Incorporated. Maltesers consist of a roughly spherical malt honeycomb centre, surrounded by milk chocolate. Maltesers are sold in a variety of packaging, including plastic bags (ranging in size from small 'fun-size' upwards), larger cardboard boxes and tubes, and plastic buckets (ranging in size from medium to very large). They also have medium sized "teasers" in Celebrations boxes. Maltesers are also one of the types of sweet included in Mars's Revels assortment.
Mars (also Mars bar) is a chocolate bar manufactured by Mars, Incorporated. It was first manufactured in Slough, Berkshire in the United Kingdom in 1932 and was advertised to the trade as being made with Cadbury's chocolate as "couverture".
Milkybar is a white chocolate confection that is produced by Nestle and sold in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, India, Ireland, Kuwait, South Africa, and Spain. It sold under the name Galak in Ecuador, Brazil, and the rest of Continental Europe. Nestle have produced white chocolate since the 1930s, and started using the brand Galak in 1967. In many European countries a version with puffed rice is also available. In some markets (notably Australia and New Zealand), Milkybar does not contain cocoa butter, and is not labelled as chocolate.
Nestle Milo is a brand of brownie, caramel, Milo balls and chocolate-covered candy bars, produced by Nestle for sale in Australia. The Milo bar uses the name and ingredients of the Australian-created Milo chocolate powder, and is a part of the Milo-brand family that also includes drinks, ice cream, smoothies and mousse.
Needler's was a sweet manufacturer based in Kingston upon Hull, England. The company was founded in the 19th century and sold to Hillsdown Holdings in 1986.
Nestle Crunch is the name of a chocolate bar made of milk chocolate with crisped rice mixed in, produced by Nestle. Its current slogan is, "For the Kid in You." It was first introduced in 1937.
Nestle Milk Chocolate is a chocolate bar consisting of milk chocolate, produced by Nestle. Nestle Milk Chocolate is sold in many countries around the world including the United States, Canada, among other nations.
Peppermint Crisp is a milk chocolate bar filled with a multitude of thin cylinders of mint-flavoured toffee. Invented in South Africa by Wilson-Rowntree, it is now produced by Nestle. The Peppermint Crisp is sold within Australia and South Africa as a 35 gram bar.
Quality Street is a popular selection of individual sweets, usually contained in tins or boxes, manufactured by Nestle in England (in Halifax, West Yorkshire).
Rolo (pronounced "Row-low", referring to the roll-styled candy) is a brand of truncated-cone-shaped or frustum-shaped chocolates with a caramel centre, the shape resembling that of a shallow inverted bucket or tub or a traditional lampshade. They are made by Nestle, except in the United States where production has been under licence by The Hershey Company since 1969. Of note, the caramel in the American variety is thick and chewy, rather than runny, as it is elsewhere.
Smarties are a colour-varied sugar-coated chocolate confectionery popular primarily in the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, Ireland, Canada, Australia, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Greece, the Nordic countries, South Africa, and the Middle East. They have been manufactured since 1937, originally by H.I. Rowntree & Company. They are currently produced by Nestle.
Snickers is a brand name chocolate bar made by Mars, Incorporated. It consists of nougat topped with caramel and peanuts, enrobed in milk chocolate. Snickers has annual global sales of $2 billion.
Toblerone is a Swiss chocolate bar brand owned by Mondelēz International, Inc., which acquired the product from former owner Jacobs Suchard in 1990. It is produced in Bern and is well known for its distinctive prism shape (triangular prism or pentahedron).