Cadbury Creme Egg


For the second time this month, Britain's most beloved chocolate company is making headlines. But this time, the news is a little more complicated than just a change of recipe. 

In what's being deemed a groundbreaking decision for choco-files everywhere, one of the top British candy distributors has agreed to stop importing all Cadbury's products made overseas. It all stemmed from a lawsuit between Hershey's and L.B.B., a British distributor, in which the American candy giant claimed that the Anglo-versions were encroaching on their trademarks.

So, what exactly does this mean for those of us in the U.S.? All Cadbury's brand chocolate that was made in the United Kingdom will no longer be available in our stores, and the same goes for Toffee Crisps, Yorkie bars, Maltesers, and any British-made KitKats. 

But, we'll still be able to chow down on Cadbury candies that are created in American factories. And, since Hershey's holds the right to churn out Creme Eggs in the States, they aren't on the chopping block. (Of course, it should be noted that serious Anglo-philes are not impressed with the American version of the beloved British treat).

As can be expected, people are pissed. Really pissed. And, we can't really blame them—sure, we were most concerned about our precious eggs, but it's still a major bummer to lose things like the classic Dairy Milk bar.

Time to start hoarding.

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