What was the first chocolate bar?
The first solid chocolate bar put into production was made by J. S. Fry & Sons of Bristol, England, in 1847. Cadbury began producing one in 1849. Released in 1866, a filled chocolate bar, Fry’s Chocolate Cream, was the first mass-produced chocolate bar.
Who invented milk chocolate?
Swiss chocolatier Daniel Peter is generally credited for adding dried milk powder to chocolate to create milk chocolate in 1876. But it wasn’t until several years later that he worked with his friend Henri Nestlé—together they created the Nestlé Company and brought milk chocolate to the mass market.
Who invented the chocolate bar?
The creation of the first modern chocolate bar is credited to Joseph Fry, who in 1847 discovered that he could make a moldable chocolate paste by adding melted cacao butter back into Dutch cocoa.