We’ve all got a sweet spot for chocolate, with Brits scoffing an average of 17.49lbs of their favourite snack each year. (Source: The World Atlas of Chocolate).
We love it all year round, but with the supermarkets now choc-a-block with the full range of Easter eggs, there’s no escaping our devotion to our favourite confectionary bars.
So are you a mindless muncher or do you really know your sweet stuff? Have a go at our quiz, which celebrates Britain’s most iconic chocolate brands, to find out. Check your choca-knowledge against the answers at the bottom.
1 What cracking innovation in 1971 has been a mainstay of Easter ever since?
A Cadbury’s Mini Eggs
B Cadbury’s Creme Egg
C Lindt Gold Bunny
2 Which company won the first Fairtrade mark for a chocolate product?
B Green and Blacks
3 What iconic chocolate bar launched in the UK in 1905?
A Cadbury Dairy Milk
B Mars Bar
C Nestlé Milkybar
4 Where are Cadbury’s owners based?
5 How many peaks are there in a 360g Toblerone bar?
6 What innovative dish won Product of the Year UK’s chocolate category in 2017?
A Chocolate pasta
B Chocolate sauce
C Chocolate pizza
7 We can ‘share the joy’ with which Product of the Year winning chocolate selection on its 20th birthday this year?
A Cadbury Heroes
B Mars Revels
C Mars Celebrations
8 How many colours are there in a tube of Nestlé Smarties?
9 Which standard bar of the following chocolate weighs the most?
A Mars bar
B Snickers bar
C Yorkie original
10 What nation consumes the most chocolate per head of population?
2 B for its Maya Gold bar in 1994.
4 C – US based Kraft bought the company in 2010.
5 A – The number of peaks was reduced from 15 to 11 in the UK in 2016, shrinking a 400g bar to 360g.
6 C – Dr Oetker Chicago Town Chocolate Dessert Pizza.
7 C – Mars Celebrations won a Product of the Year award 2017 and Celebrations, with the tagline ‘Share the Joy’ were launched in 1997.
8 B – Red, orange, blue, green, yellow, pink, violet and brown
9 A – 51g compared to Yorkie 46g and Snickers 48g
10 B –The Swiss munch their way through 19.8 pounds per capita (worldatlas.com)