When news broke that no more British-version Cadbury chocolate would be entering the U.S. thanks to Hershey's throwing around its chocolatey brawn (they claim copyright infringement because some U.K. Cadbury products resemble their own), people lost their minds.
If this is the kind of thing you yourself pay attention to, you may know that British Cadbury chocolate is indeed creamier than the U.S. version (Hershey's owns the rights to sell the Cadbury brand in the U.S. using its own American formula), with a first ingredient of milk rather than sugar. It's also not laden with additives as Hershey's is.
So what's a local chocoholic to do?
This week, Irish on Grand reported a shortage of the beloved chocolates. They do have one more shipment of real British Cadbury Creme eggs coming in (otherwise known as Easter's real second coming), but that may be their last.
The good news: Brit's Pub say they have "quite a lot in stock" and that they don't sell much; that it is a nice little service to their customers but that they are not overly concerned about it, though the news is a bit disappointing.
So get over there and take a bite out of the crime that is subpar chocolate!
Flake, Aero, Yorkie, Double Decker, Malteesers, Turkish Delight, Polo mints, Time Out: Brit's reports that they have all of these on hand, brands that may become harder and harder to find as the months wear on if the Hershey's lawsuit sticks.
We recommend the Curly Wurly, "A chewy caramel ladder draped in delicious milk chocolate."
A stairway to heaven.
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