1978 TWIX

1978 TWIX commercial

Twix is a candy bar made by Mars, Inc., consisting of a biscuit finger, topped with caramel and coated in milk chocolate. Being somewhat smaller in width than other confectionery bars, Twix bars are typically packaged in pairs. Twix was first produced in the UK in 1967, and introduced in the United States in 1979.

Twix was called Raider in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland for many years before its name was changed in 1991 (2000 in Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Turkey) to match the international brand name. In North America Twix is produced in Cleveland, Tennessee.

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1978 TWIX

1978 TWIX commercial

Twix is a candy bar made by Mars, Inc., consisting of a biscuit finger, topped with caramel and coated in milk chocolate. Being somewhat smaller in width than other confectionery bars, Twix bars are typically packaged in pairs. Twix was first produced in the UK in 1967, and introduced in the United States in 1979.

Twix was called Raider in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland for many years before its name was changed in 1991 (2000 in Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Turkey) to match the international brand name. In North America Twix is produced in Cleveland, Tennessee.

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1975 Twix

1975 commercial for TWIX

Twix is a candy bar made by Mars, Inc., consisting of a biscuit finger, topped with caramel and coated in milk chocolate. Being somewhat smaller in width than other confectionery bars, Twix bars are typically packaged in pairs. Twix was first produced in the UK in 1967, and introduced in the United States in 1979.

Twix was called Raider in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland for many years before its name was changed in 1991 (2000 in Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Turkey) to match the international brand name. In North America Twix is produced in Cleveland, Tennessee.

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BANJO 1978

1978 commercial form BANJO chocolate Bar

Banjo is a chocolate bar once available in the UK. Introduced with a substantial television advertising campaign in 1976, Banjo was a twin bar (similar in shape and size to Twix) and based upon a wafer with a chopped peanut layer and the whole covered in milk chocolate. It was packaged in distinctive navy blue – with the brand name prominently displayed in yellow block text – and was one of the first British snack bars to have a heat-sealed wrapper closure instead of the reverse-side fold common to most domestically-produced chocolate bars at that time. It was available into the 1980s. There was a coconut version also available in a red wrapper with yellow text.

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Topic Chocolate Bar 1976

1976 commercial for TOPIC chocolate bar

Topic is a chocolate bar made by Mars, Incorporated in France and sold throughout Europe and the United States. It contains hazelnuts, nougat and caramel.

The fictional character Arnold Rimmer from the British TV sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf mentioned that he was the only person ever to buy a Topic bar with no hazelnuts in it at all. This was a joke based on the bar’s 1980s advertising slogan which claimed there was “a hazelnut in every bite”. In another episode, when Rimmer is trying to chat with Lister to distract him from thinking about food, he states that he “can’t think of another topic” – prompting the response “don’t talk about Topics, they’re food!”

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