Cherry Ripe (chocolate bar)

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Cherry Ripe
Cherry-Ripe-Wrapper-Small.jpg
Product type Confectionery
Owner Cadbury Enterprises Pte Limited[1]
Country Australia
Introduced 1924
Related brands List of Cadbury products
Markets Australia
Previous owners MacRobertson's
Registered as a trademark in Australia 1941, 1949, 1952 and 2003[1]
Tagline The Big Cherry Taste
Website Product website
A split Cherry Ripe.

Cherry Ripe is a brand of chocolate bar manufactured by Cadbury Australia. Introduced by the Australian confectioner MacRobertson's in 1924, it is now Australia's oldest chocolate bar and is one of the top chocolate bar brands sold in the country.[2] It consists of fruit cherries and coconut coated with dark chocolate.

History[edit]

Cherry Ripe; along with Freddo, Old Gold and Snack was one of the products offered by Australian confectioner MacRobertson's, after Cadbury acquired them in 1967.[3]The Cherry Ripe brand continued to display the former company's distinctive logo on its wrapper until 2002.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Logon". Australian Trade Mark On-line Search System. IP Australia. Retrieved 23 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mars Bar, Cherry Ripe & Kit Kat - the favourites amongst chocolate bar consumers". Roy Morgan Research. 9 May 2011. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Cherry Ripe Overview". Cadbury. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 

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