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How did Milky Way candy bar get its name?

The Milky Way bar was created in 1918 by Frank C. Mars and originally manufactured in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The name and taste were taken from a famed malted milk drink (milkshake) of the day, which was in turn named after the Earth's galaxy.

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Also asked, who invented the Milky Way candy bar?

founder Frank Mars's kitchen

Beside above, how old is the Milky Way candy bar? The Milky Way bar originated in 1923 after 3 years of research and was the first filled candy bar. It was inspired by the chocolate-malt milkshake that was popular at the time.

Also know, why is a Mars bar called a Milky Way in America?

American version Mars and originally manufactured in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the name and taste derived from a then popular malted milk drink (milkshake) of the day, not after the astronomical galaxy. On March 10, 1925, the Milky Way trademark was registered in the U.S., claiming a first-use date of 1922.

What inspired the Milky Way candy bar?

The Milky Way chocolate bar debuted in 1923. It was inspired by the popular chocolate-malt milkshakes of the time. In fact, the first advertising slogan for the Milky Way was, “A Chocolate Malted Milk in a Candy Bar.” Malted milk was first introduced as infant formula in the late 19th century.

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