Nestle is only one of the numerous large contending chocolate producers on the planet, with Mars Incorporated and The Hershey’s Company being other big players in the industry. Other well known chocolate makers are Kraft Foods and Lindt.
Each of these organizations has delivered distinctive chocolate marks that have turned out to be huge among buyers. Here is a list of the top 5 of the best selling chocolate bars on the planet. You’d be amazed which company makes your favorite chocolate and which of among them possesses the best selling chocolate bar.
Butterfinger is another Nestle product made from crisp and flaky peanut butter bar covered in compound chocolate. The Curtiss Candy Company invented Butterfinger in Chicago, Illinois in 1923. Nestle bought the Butterfinger and Baby Ruth bars in 1990 from Nabisco, the biscuit manufacturer which the Curtiss Candy Company was merged to. Nestle released other Butterfinger products such as Butterfinger Ice Cream Bar, Butterfinger Ice Cream Nugget, Butterfinger Crisp and more.
4. Hershey Chocolate Bar
Dubbed as “The Great American Bar”, Hershey’s Chocolate Bar was first introduced in the 1900’s. The Hershey Company founder, Milton Hershey, developed the processing, which is still a trade secret up to this day. Hershey’s Chocolate Bar became the first mass-produced chocolate in the United States and Canada. Over the years, the Hershey’s Company has produced a variety of bars with different flavors such as the Special Dark Chocolate, Cookies ‘N Crème, Krackel and other limited flavors. All standard-sized Hershey Chocolate Bars have 210 to 230 calories.
3. Cadbury Chocolate Bars
The British confectionary company, Cadbury, is owned by Kraft Foods under its confectionary business, Mondelez International, the unit that is geared towards global snacks business. Cadbury is best known for its dairy milk chocolate. Its founder is John Cadbury, a philanthropist and businessman, who created the modern chocolate bar. He pioneered the emulsification process of chocolates to make it become solid. From 1865 to 2012, there have been numerous Cadbury chocolate products such as confectionery, beverages, biscuits and cooking products.
Toblerone is a popular chocolate bar known for its triangular prism shape. It is owned by Kraft Foods, an American grocery manufacturing and processing company. Its name is a combination of the Italian word “torrone” (a type of nougat) and its creator Theodor Tobler. He created the Toblerone in 1908 in Bern, Switzerland together with his cousin Emil Baumann. Over 11 variants of Toblerone have been produced since the 1970’s including the dark chocolate in a green or black triangular box, fruit and nut, filled editions in a blue triangular box, which is a milk chocolate with a white chocolate center; crunchy almond, snow-capped with white chocolate peaks in a white/ silver triangular box and honeycomb crisp among others.
Snickers holds the top spot for the bestselling chocolate bar in the world. Made by Mars, Incorporated, Snickers has annual global sales of $2 billion. The bar consists of nougat topped with caramel and peanuts covered in milk chocolate. It was named after the Mars family’s favorite horse when it was introduced in 1942. Since the 1970, it had numerous variations including Snickers ice cream bar, Snickers dark chocolate, Snickers almond, Snickers peanut butter and more.