ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

What is the Best Easter Candy? My Letter to Hershey's Cadbury Eggs!

Updated on March 30, 2015
Victoria Lynn profile image

Watching her mom as a kid, Vicki came by cooking easily. She likes experimenting with different recipes, including healthy and easy!


What is Your Favorite Easter Candy?

Without a doubt, my favorite Easter candy--or chocolate--is Cadbury. Cadbury eggs. I have heard people say that the white and yellow yolk-like substance on the inside grosses them out, but I love it. And the chocolate "shell" is divine. Those people don't know what they're talking about. Cadbury eggs are a little bit of Heaven coming down at Easter. I wait eagerly every year for these things. I used to stock up on them, stacking up multi-pack box after multi-pack box in my cabinets. As I’ve grown older, I refrain from doing that due to money and calories, but I haven’t lost my yearning for them.

In 1994, yes, nearly 18 years ago, I decided that enough is enough. Why do Cadbury egg lovers have to wait a whole year to get their fix on these eggs? So, I wrote a letter. I found an address on the Cadbury egg packaging, finding out that actually the Hershey Company makes Cadbury eggs. I didn’t know that, and it didn't stop me. I was ready to take on the empire of Hersheys themselves.

Yes, you can tell that I tore into this package.
Yes, you can tell that I tore into this package.

My Letter to the Hershey Company Regarding Cadbury Eggs

Confident in my mission to achieve Cadbury creations for everyone throughout the year, (well, truly to satisfy my own decadent cravings), I penned the following letter to the Hershey Company.

July 16, 1994

Dear Cadbury,

As an avid fan of Cadbury’s Crème Eggs, this letter’s purpose is, hopefully, to bring to your attention the burning question of all Cadbury egg fans: Why only once a year?

My best friend and I long for these delectable treats all year long and start counting down the months in January with eager anticipation. Nothing else gives us the fulfillment that do these creamy, chocolaty, perfect creations.

My question is: Can’t this delightful concoction be introduced at other times of the year? Think of it: Cadbury party hats, Cadbury hearts, Cadbury shamrocks, Cadbury firecrackers, Cadbury pumpkins, Cadbury turkeys, and Cadbury Santas, to name a few ideas. I think that Cadbury specials could be created for nearly every month of the year, with just a little thought.

Trust me when I say that Cadbury egg fans are die-hards. You would have a loyal following. Please, for the sake of Cadbury lovers, consider the possibilities.

Yours Truly,


The Hershey Company:
100 Crystal A Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA

get directions

Where Cadbury Eggs are made!

Hershey's Response?

First, looking back, I must say that my going on about potential Cadbury delights was a precursor to Forrest Gump’s Bubba Gump’s shrimp monologue. Think they got the idea from my letter? Well, no, because my letter went nowhere! Well, not literally. It did get to the company.

Wouldn’t you think a lush, chocolate-loving company would respond to such a heartfelt letter? Wouldn’t you think that they would be stumbling all over each other to see who could hurry and come up with those Independence Day Cadbury flags? And Cadbury groundhogs for GroundHog Day? The possibilities are endless, really!

Well, they did respond, but not in the way I was hoping. At least they did send me a letter back. For that, I was pleased. At least my outcries weren’t totally ignored. I do have the letter tucked away somewhere where I can’t find it. The company probably wouldn’t want their response shared with the world, anyway . . . their shameful failure to embrace my suggestions.

Cadbury Egg Lovers Unite!

Oh, Hersheys wasn't ugly about it. The letter just said something about how they appreciated my suggestions, but that they have their own team of people who come up with ideas...yadda yadda. Yawn. Basically, it was their nice, vague way of saying that they didn’t care about my idea. My marvelous, life-changing, world-changing idea. They had their chance. And when I see Cadbury pumpkins and Cadbury shamrocks out on the shelves, I'll know where the idea came from. We have proof right here, folks!

So here I am again at Easter time. I had two Cadbury eggs today—one original and one chocolate crème. At least Hershey’s did branch out and add the chocolate and caramel versions. Oh, and the mini Cadbury eggs! These are great when I want only a little Cadbury treat. But there is so much more they could do. What about peanut butter filled Cadbury eggs?

And can we please, please, for the love of all things deliciously decadent, revisit Cadburys for all holidays, all seasons…? It’s the 21st century. Isn’t it time to branch out? Who is with me? Any Cadbury lovers out there? Maybe we can start a petition letter to Hershey’s to urge their reconsideration.

At the very least, maybe you could leave your opinion in my comment section, below. I’m off to have another Cadbury egg. A mini this time.

#16/30 | Source

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)