Can You Match the Candy to Its Country?


By: Allison Lips

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Candy lovers around the world share some candies, but not all are available in every country. Candy companies around the world cater to the tastes of each market. While you may find Hershey's Bars and M&M's in other countries, Twizzlers, Swedish Fish, and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are harder to find. 

On the flip side, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of foreign candies that can't be found at your local supermarket. If you happen to be lucky enough to have a supermarket with a well-stocked international foods aisle, you may be able to find British favorites, Polish novelties, and unique candies from around the world that you would normally have to import yourself whenever you have a craving for them. 

There are also candies that are widely available in the United States that still have strong ties to their home country. Even if they don't know in which country the candy originated, many American know that Ferrero Rocher and Toblerone are European candies. 

Whenever you travel abroad, do you make sure to taste every candy available? Is your body practically 100 percent chocolate and sugar? Then you're going to love this quiz. Find out how well you know the origin of your old favorites and a few new ones.

Which country in Oceania do Caramello Koalas originate?

Caramello Koala is a chocolate bar with a caramel center. The candy's mascot is a cartoon koala named George.


Bounty is a chocolate-coated coconut candy that comes from where?

In 1951, Bounty's milk chocolate version was introduced to the United Kingdom and Canada. Mars produces the candy, which is only available in the United States as an import.


Maltesers were introduced to which country in 1936?

Forrest Mars Sr. created Maltesers. At the time, he called them "energy balls" and marketed them as a way for women to lose weight.


If you were craving a Marabou Mjolkchoklad, you would find them in which European country?

Mjolkchoklad translates into English as milk chocolate. Johan Throne Holst founded the Marabou chocolate brand.


Where were Haribo Saft Goldbären originally sold?

Haribo advertises that Saft Goldbären contain 25 percent fruit juice. The candy comes in apple, banana, raspberry, cherry, and peach flavors.


If you want to become friends with a Kiwi, you may share your Pascall Pineapple Lumps. In which country will you find them?

Pascall Pineapple Lumps are pineapple gummies covered in chocolate. The company also makes Milk Bottles, Lolly Scrambles, and Milk Shakes candies.


In which region of the would ​you find salmiakki?

Salmiakki is also called salty licorice. It is common in Benelux, northern Germany, and the Nordic countries.


The chocolate-covered biscuit known as Pocky originated where?

In 1966, Pocky Chocolate was released in Japan. It was created by Ezaki Gilco. In the '70s, Pocky Almond and Pocky Strawberry were introduced.


Choc Nut is mass produced in an island nation. Where you would have the easiest time finding it?

Choc Nut was originally manufactured by New Unity Sweets Manufacturing Corporation, which was called Unisman. It is now made by Annie's Sweet Manufacturing and Packaging Corporation.


In which country will you be able to get Carambar with its bad jokes?

In 1954, Carambar was created. The candy is a chew caramel. It is famous for its bad jokes, which first appeared in 1969.


Milka is a brand from Mondelez International, but in which country did the brand get its start?

In 1901, Milka was introduced to the world. It has been owned by Mondelez International since 1990.


If you want authentic Ferrero Rocher chocolate, to which country would you have to travel?

In 1942, Pietro Ferrero started selling his chocolate. Fourteen years later, the company moved beyond Italy and into the German market.


While Prince Polo is sold in the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Hungary, and Slovakia, which country does it call home?

Olza S.A. was the first company to produce Prince Polo. The company introduced the chocolate in 1955.


Toblerone is available around the world, but in which country was it first produced?

In 1908, Theodor Tobler and Emil Baumann invented Toblerone's unique shape. It is a combination of Tobler's last name and "torrone," which is the Italian word for honey and almond nougat.


The Coffee Crisp is considered iconic in which country?

In 2014, Coffee Crisp celebrated its 75th anniversary. It consists of vanilla wafers, coffee-flavored soft candy, and is coated in milk chocolate.


Where were Jaffas originally produced by James Stedman-Hnderson's Sweets Ltd.?

Jaffas, which are chocolate- and orange-flavored candies, are named after Jaffa oranges. They were first sold in 1931.


The coffee-flavored candy known as Kopiko was created where?

Kopiko is available in coffee and cappuccino flavors. Kopiko U.K. says that four to five pieces contain the same amount of caffeine as a cup of espresso.


Despite its Spanish name, Kinder Bueno is actually native to which country?

Each Kinder Bueno is individually wrapped. It contains hazelnut, chocolate, and wafers.


Which country's citizens had disagreements over the Yorkie bar's slogan, "It's not for girls"?

In 1976, Eric Nocoli created Yorkie for Rowntree. The candy is available in milk chocolate, raisin and biscuit, and honeycomb flavors.


The caramel-waffle sandwich known as stroopwafels comes from which European country?

Stroopwafel translates as "syrup waffle." They were first made in Gouda, South Holland.


If you wanted to get your hands on Mishka Kosolapiy, where would you have to visit?

Mishka Kosolapiy means clumsy bear. They consist of two waffles and almond filling enrobed in milk chocolate.


Kägi are made in Toggenburg. In which country will you find that city?

Kägi was founded by Otto Kägi. The candy has been prodcuded in Toggenburg since 1958.


A South American country eats a lot of Super 8, but where would you find it on store shelves?

In 1980, Super 8 was released in Chile. Nestle reports that approximately 234, 935 Super 8s are eaten every day.


Which country sells a pink candy with the unusual name of Chicken Bones?

Since 1885, Chicken Bones have been available in Canada. They are pink candies with a cinnamon flavor and are filled with bittersweet chocolate.


Mozartkugel is found in and named after one of which country's greatest composers?

In 1890, Paul Fürst created Mozartkugel. The candy contains pistachio marzipan, nougat, and dark chocolate.


You're craving a Krembanan. Where are you most likely to find it?

In 1967, the Nidar company started selling the Krembanan. The name translates into English as cream banana.


Chupa Chups are a popular lollipop, but where do they originate?

In 1958, Enric Bernat created Chupa Chups. In 1969, he hired Salvador Dali to design the lollipops' logo.


Which large country exports White Rabbit to the rest of the world?

White Rabbit candies are made of milk, sugar, butter, and corn starch. Each candy has 20 calories.


Super Twister is sold in the Middle East, but where are you going to find it in stores?

A candy company called CandyLand makes Super Twister. Super Twister is a swirled marshmallow rope.


Where would you find the tamarind-flavored Pelon Pelo Rico?

Pelon Pelo Rico is a tamarind gel that you squeeze from the plastic container in which it comes. The candy came out in 1985.


Elite milk chocolate bars are sold in which country?

In the 1930s, Elite started making candy. The company's first factory was in Ramat Gan.


Where would you get Fazer Marianne peppermint candies?

Marianne peppermint candies come in a red and white wrapper. They are filled with dark chocolate.


Ion bars are a well-known candy and are commonly found in stores where?

In 1930, Ion was founded. The company remains 100 percent Greek owned.


The mango-flavored Pass Pass Pulse is found throughout which country?

In 2015, Pass Pass Pulse was introduced. Inside the mango candy is a "masala bomb," which contains tangy spices.


Cadbury Cherry Ripe is most commonly found in which country?

In 1924, MacRobertson Chocolates introduced the Cherry Ripe, which contains dark chocolate, cherries and coconut. Cadbury took over the company and its candies in 1967.


Ptasie Mleczko is ​commonly found in which country's stores?

Ptasie Mleczko translates as "bird's milk." It was created in 1936. The candy has a vanilla foam filling covered in chocolate.


Which member of the United Kingdom is the origin of Tunnock's Tea Cakes?

In 1890, Thomas Tunnock founded Tunnock's. The company's tea cakes are marshmallows on biscuits. The entire treat is covered in chocolate.


Lokum is also known by a name with a country's name in the title. What country is it?

Lokum is often called Turkish delight. Haci Bekir is credited with creating the modern version of the treat.


Sublime first hit the shelves of which country in 1928?

In 1928, candy company D'Onofrio introduced Sublime. It is a milk chocolate and peanut candy.


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