1986 Cadburys Milk Tray (Boat over Waterfall)

Milk Tray is brand of boxed chocolates currently manufactured by Cadbury. Introduced by Cadbury UK in 1915, it is one of the longest running brands in the confectioner’s portfolio. Milk Tray is sold in Australia, parts of Canada (such as Newfoundland), Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

The name ‘Tray’ derived from the way in which the original assortment was delivered to the shops. Originally Milk Tray was packed in five and a half pound boxes, arranged on trays from which it was sold loose to customers.

In 1916 a half pound deep-lidded box was introduced with a purple background and gold script, which has undergone minor changes in the ninety years since it was introduced. In 1924 a one-pound box was introduced, and by the mid 1930s the Cadbury’s Milk Tray assortment was outselling all its competitors.

The pack design has been regularly updated and the assortment itself has changed in line with consumer preferences, and today it is still one of the most popular boxes of chocolates in the UK selling over 8 million boxes per annum.

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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