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How did Milky Way candy bar get its name?
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Herein, who invented the Milky Way candy bar?
founder Frank Mars's kitchen
Also, 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.
Subsequently, question is, 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.