Who doesn’t have fond memories of their favorite chocolate bar or drink from childhood? Sadly, many beloved treats have been discontinued over the years, leaving us with only memories and the occasional online petition. In this article, we’ll take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about some of the most missed chocolate bars and drinks.
The Cadbury’s Aztec bar was a chocolate bar filled with caramel and nougat, covered in milk chocolate. It was launched in the UK in 1967 and was discontinued in 1978. Many fans of the bar have fond memories of its unique taste and texture.
The Mars Delight was a chocolate bar launched in the UK in 2004. It was a light, crispy wafer covered in chocolate and caramel. Despite its popularity, it was discontinued in 2008 due to poor sales.
The Cadbury’s Snowflake was a chocolate bar launched in the UK in 2000. It was a milk chocolate bar with a soft, whipped white chocolate filling. The bar was discontinued in 2008 due to a decline in sales.
Nestle’s Toffo was a chewy toffee candy that was launched in the UK in the 1930s. It was a popular treat for many years but was eventually discontinued in the early 2000s due to declining sales.
The Cadbury’s Fuse was a chocolate bar launched in the UK in 1996. It was a combination of milk chocolate, peanuts, caramel, and raisins. Despite its popularity, it was discontinued in 2006.
The McVitie’s Trio was a chocolate bar launched in the UK in the 1980s. It was a combination of milk chocolate, caramel, and biscuit. The bar was discontinued in the 1990s.
Cadbury’s Spira was a chocolate-covered spiral-shaped wafer bar launched in the UK in the 1980s. It was discontinued in the 1990s but briefly brought back in the early 2000s due to popular demand.
Taz was a chocolate bar launched in the UK in the 1980s. It was a caramel and nougat-filled bar covered in milk chocolate. The bar was discontinued in the 1990s but was briefly brought back in 2005 due to popular demand.
Cadbury’s Dream was a white chocolate bar launched in the UK in the early 2000s. It was discontinued due to low sales, but the product was still available in some countries, including Australia, until 2012.
Wispa Mint was a limited edition chocolate bar launched in the UK in the early 2000s. It was a mint-flavored version of the popular Wispa chocolate bar and was discontinued after a short run.
Sprite Ice was a lemon-lime soda with a minty flavor that was launched in the UK in 2003. It was discontinued after a few years due to declining sales.
Tab Clear, Crystal Pepsi, Diet Hubba Bubba Soda, Diet Dr. Pepper Berries & Cream
While these may not have been chocolate bars, they were certainly missed drinks that were discontinued. Tab Clear was a clear cola launched in the 1990s, Crystal Pepsi was a clear cola launched in the 1990s, Diet Hubba Bubba Soda was a soda flavored like Hubba Bubba gum, and Diet Dr. Pepper Berries & Cream was a limited edition flavor of Dr. Pepper. All of these drinks have been discontinued and are missed by many fans.
Marathon was a chocolate-covered caramel bar launched in the UK in 1970. It was later renamed Snickers in the UK in 1990 to match the global brand name.
While it’s always sad to see our favorite chocolate bars and drinks disappear from the shelves, we can take comfort in the fact that we’re not alone in our love for these treats. Who knows, maybe one day they’ll make a comeback and we can all enjoy them once again.
- Mark Boardman is an established showbiz journalist and freelance copywriter whose work has been published in Business Insider, Daily Mail, Bloomberg, MTV, Buzzfeed and The New York Post amongst other press. Often spotted on the red carpet at celebrity events and film screenings, Mark is a regular guest on BBC Radio London and in-demand for his opinions for media outlets including Newsweek. His TV credits include This Morning, The One Show and T4. Email Mark@MarkMeets.com
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