Snickers Bar

Though the chocolate bar has been a success in the US and UK, Snickers hasn’t quite picked up as much popularity in South Africa. I’ll admit that it’s never been amongst my favourite chocolates, either. However, when I saw a white chocolate version on my local Spar, I had to pick it up. After all, I’m a sucker for anything with white chocolate. What is Snickers and why should I care? Internationally, Snickers is a product of the Mars company, which was founded in 1911 in New Jersey in the US. Does the name sound familiar? They own the Mars bar, along with Twix, Skittles,Read More →

Cadbury Caramilk bar

Cadbury used to manufacture one of my all-time favourite chocolates: Caramilk. But a few years ago, the caramel and white chocolate combination disappeared from South African shelves. Now, Caramilk is back for a limited time, but does it live up to the delicious original? Why is Caramilk back? As part of an absolutely creepy and unsettling martians campaign, the confectionary company has created four new slabs of chocolate. These consist of Crunchie, Astros, 5Star, and Caramilk (based off of the PS bar). I said these slabs are new, but they’re more like re-releases of greatest hits. What is Caramilk? According to Wikipedia (yes, I’m sourcingRead More →