80’s advert for Minstrels ‘Melt in your moutn and not in your hand’!
Minstrels are milk chocolate buttons with a hard glazed shell sold in several countries including the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Cyprus, and Spain.
They originally had the slogan “They melt in your mouth, not in your hands”, the same one used by M&M’s in the United States (also used to market M&M’s in the UK in the 1980s and 1990s).
80’s advert for Cadburys Creme Eggs.
A Cadbury Creme Egg is a brand of chocolate manufactured inside-and-out to look like an egg. The “egg” has a milk chocolate “shell”, with a white and yellow filling made of egg, cream, sugars and other additives. Creme Eggs are the best selling confectionery item between New Year’s Day and Easter in the UK, with annual sales in excess of 200 million items and a brand value of approximately £45 million.
A commercial from 1988 for Bounty Chocolate Bar ‘A Taste of Paradise’
Bounty is a chocolate bar manufactured by Mars, Incorporated and sold internationally.
It has a coconut filling covered with milk chocolate (sold in a blue wrapper) or dark chocolate (sold in a red wrapper) and is one of the few chocolates to come wrapped in two individual halves. Since 2006, a Cherry flavoured version has also been available in Australia. This was originally a Limited Edition flavour, but then became officially available permanently. In Europe, a limited edition Mango flavour was available in 2004-05.
1979 advert for Aero chocolate bar.
The Aero bar was originally introduced in the North of England in 1935 by the Rowntree Mackintosh chocolate company in York, one of the first products in a new marketing-led sales initiative introduced by the company during the 1930s. Distribution was increased to the rest of the UK during the following months. Rowntree Mackintosh was acquired by Nestlé in 1988, who continued the production of the Aero brand.