12 Fun Facts about Hershey Kisses
Loved for their unique conical shape, as well as their foil wrap, paper plume and also great taste too, Hershey’s Kisses have been an American classic chocolate brand for well over 100 years.
They are also one of the most popular selling USA chocolate products at Moo-Lolly-Bar too.
The confection itself has a rich and fascinating history.
Below is a list of 12 fun Facts About Hershey Kisses that you may not have known.
Facts About Hershey Kisses
1. Hershey Kisses were first made in 1907.
2. In 1924 Milton S. Hershey, obtained a registered trademark for the plume that extends out of the Hershey Kisses.
3. It is not known exactly how Hershey Kisses got its name but one popular theory is that it was named after the sound or motion of the chocolate being deposited during the manufacturing process.
4. Hershey makes more than 80 MILLION Hershey Kisses every day.
5. The street lamps in Hershey, PA are shaped like Hershey Kisses.
6. It takes about 95 Hershey Kisses brand chocolates to equal one pound of chocolate.
7. In 1942 production of Hershey Kisses stopped to save foil for the war effort.
8. The iconic Hershey Kisses brand turned 100 on July 7th 2007. To celebrate the Hershey Company unveiled the world’s biggest Hershey Kisses in Hershey, PA. Weighing in at 30,540 pounds it was verified by the Guinness Book of Records as being more than double the previous record of 15,026 pounds.
9. The longest consecutive string of Hershey Kisses was more than 4 miles long! It was laid out in the Spring of 2003 to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Children’s Hospital. This event also earned a listing in the Guinness Book of World Records.
10. A registered trademark for the configuration of Hershey Kisses brand chocolate with their foil wrap was only obtained in 1976.
11. Previous flavours of Hershey Kisses have included Bacote, Dr Pepper, Green Tea and Lemon Crème, as well as Mint Truffle and pumpkin spice.
12. When first introduced each Hershey Kiss was individually wrapped. Thankfully in 1921 a machine was invented to do this labour intensive task.
Want To Buy Hershey Kisses?
You can buy Hershey Kisses online in Australia at Moo-Lolly-Bar.
We ship bulk orders of this chocolate to any address in the country. This includes all work and home addresses as well as PO Box addresses too.
All orders are sent by either Australia Post or Fastway Couriers. They can be tracked online 24/7 from our door to yours.
Also if the total cost of your order is over $150 we will send it to you for free.
Other Hershey products we sell include Hershey Milk Chocolate, Hershey Skor and also Hershey Drops. In addition we also sell a range of Hershey Dessert Toppings too.
If you know of any other fun facts about Hershey Kisses please let us know.