1980s Cadburys Flake (women in boat)

Flake is a brand of chocolate bar currently manufactured by Cadbury and consists of thinly folded Dairy Milk, milk chocolate.

The product was first developed in 1920 and was founded by an employee of Cadburys. When the excess from the moulds was drained off, it fell off in a stream and created folded chocolate with flaking properties.

Since 1922 in Britain, Australia and Ireland ice cream vendors serve “99 Flakes” which are vanilla soft serve ice cream in a wafer cone in which a half size Flake bar is inserted in the top. Screwballs are similar but have a plastic cone rather than a wafer.

Info gleaned from Wikipedia

Cadbury’s Flake Woman In Canoe

Cadbury’s Flake commercial from the mid 80’s featuring the Woman In the Canoe heading towards the waterfall/cave.

Cadbury Flake is a bar of thinly folded milk chocolate produced in Britain, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland and South Africa by Cadbury.

The product was first developed in 1920 and was founded by an employee of Cadburys. When the excess from the moulds was drained off, it fell off in a stream and created folded chocolate with flaking properties.[1]

Since 1922 in Britain and Ireland ice cream vendors serve ’99s’ which are vanilla soft serve ice cream in a wafer cone in which a half size Flake bar is inserted in the top. Screwballs are similar but have a plastic cone rather than a wafer.

Flake is available in the United States at specialty retailers, including Central Market.

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