Revels (confectionery)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Revels chocolates

Revels are a chocolate coated confectionery with assorted centres made by Mars, Inc.[1] They were first introduced into the United Kingdom in 1967.[2]

Originally, Revels had orange creme, coconut, toffee, or peanut centres, along with Galaxy Counters (Minstrels minus exterior shell) and Maltesers.[3] However, the coconut centres were later replaced with coffee creme, and the peanuts with raisins.[4]

Galaxy Counters[edit]

Galaxy Counters were initially available as a product in their own right, but since their discontinuation they were only sold as part of the Revels selection. In 2010, however, Galaxy Counters were relaunched under the Galaxy brand.[citation needed]

2008 'Eviction'[edit]

In July 2008 Revels started a Big Brother-style eviction campaign where one flavour from the bag would be replaced by a special limited edition flavour. Consumers were asked to nominate on the RevelsEviction.com website[5] Voting closed on 9 September 2008. The flavour attracting the most votes was coffee, which received nearly half the votes cast. Raisin received around 25%, with the remaining votes spread fairly evenly among the other flavours. The coffee flavour was briefly replaced with strawberry, but returned in early 2009.[citation needed]

References[edit]

External links[edit]