Introduced: 1824Cadbury was founded in 1824 when John Cadbury opened a grocer’s shop at 93 Bull Street, Birmingham, England. Among other things, he sold cocoa and drinking chocolate, which he prepared himself using a pestle and mortar. Now, the brand offers a host of delicious chocolates and drinks, including the Cadbury Egg, Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolates, Flake, Wispa, Twirl and Eclairs chocolates, and Cadbury Bourneville drinking chocolate.
The number of countries where Cadbury is available
Countries manufacture Cadbury
The number of glasses of milk in every half pound bar of Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate
Cadbury's top 3 markets
the U.K., Australia and India
John Cadbury opened a grocery shop in Birmingham, U.K., selling, among other things, cocoa and drinking chocolate.
Cadbury introduces Cocoa Essence, UK's first unadulterated cocoa. Cocoa Essence transforms a small business into the worldwide company that Cadbury is today.
Cadbury makes its first Easter egg. The earliest eggs were made with dark chocolate and had a smooth, plain surface. They were filled with sugar-coated chocolate drops known as 'dragees’.
Cadbury Dairy Milk sees the light! It was sold in unwrapped blocks that could be broken down into penny bars.
Cadbury Roses are launched, named after the most popular flowers at the time.
Cadbury’s first TV ad for Drinking Chocolate debuted on U.K.’s ITV channel.
The Cadbury Creme Egg as we know it today hit the shelves.
A visitor attraction, Cadbury World, is created to replace factory tours.
Cadbury launches the Cadbury Cocoa Partnership to help cocoa farmers in Ghana, India, Indonesia and the Caribbean.
Cadbury becomes part of what forms today's Mondelēz International.