18 Popular Candy Bars From Around the World

I love candy bars. I also love the smell of gas, which has led to some loitering at gas stations and an insuing restraining order, but that's beside the point. Candy bars are delicious, and they are enjoyed almost everywhere. Here are some popular candy bars from around the world.

Czech Republic: Orion

Orion, also called the "blue star," is the major player in candy bars.

UK: Cadbury's Dairy Milk

A popular British milk chocolate bar, first made in 1905.

Germany: Milka

Milka is Kraft Foods' best-selling brand of milk chocolate. It is sold in bar form, in holiday shapes, and in a variety of specialty forms.

Japan: Meiji

A popular chocolate manufacturer in Japan.

Chile: Ambrosoli

Saudi Arabia: Galaxy

Galaxy chocolate is highly popular in United Kingdom and the Middle East as well as in Africa. The brand is also known as Dove in many parts of the world including the United States, People's Republic of China, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, France and Greece. However, the chocolate used in Dove products in the United States is different in taste from the chocolate used in Galaxy in the United Kingdom.

Israel: Elite

The most popular candy bar in Israel.

Colombia: Jet

USA: Snickers

Snickers is a candy bar made by Mars, Incorporated. It consists of peanuts, nougat topped with roasted peanuts and caramel covered with milk chocolate.

UK: Aero

Aero is a milk chocolate bar filled with bubbles of air, made by Nestlé.

South Korea: Crunky

Sweden: Dajm/Daim

Daim is a crunchy butter almond bar covered in milk chocolate.

World Wide: Kit-Kat

Each bar consists of fingers composed of three layers of crème-filled wafer, covered in an outer layer of chocolate. Popular all over the world.

Norway: Krembanan

Krembanan is a chocolate-banana candy bar in the shape of a banana, made by Nidar.

Poland: Prince Polo

Prince Polo is made from chocolate-covered wafers. It is Poland's most popular candy bar, but is also sold in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Lithuania and Ukraine under the name Siesta, and in Iceland, where it’s known as “Prins Póló.”

South Africa: Tempo

Tempo is a chocolate bar from Cadbury, described as "Shortcake biscuit and caramel covered in dairy milk chocolate"

The Netherlands: Balisto

Balisto is a wholemeal biscuit bar snack, consisting of a digestive biscuit center and a variety of milky cream toppings, and coated in milk chocolate.

Ukraine: Roshen

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  1. Prince Polo, -yes, my Polish wife loves these too and we have 'em here in Toronto, Canada..

  2. jummy jummy
    love chocolate

  3. In Germany you can get Milka with chunks of Daim in it.

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  5. Well, the "Jet" Chocolate bar is indeed the most popular candy bar in Colombia.
    It not only tastes good but it can also be bought for a really low price. It can be found in different flavors such as watermelon, citrus explosion, and more.

  6. hi there.. i'd just like to say that that's not what the orion chocolate bar looks like.. it is true that we call it the blue star though.. orion is part of the nestlé company. its logo and most popular candy bar logos look like this: http://www.nestle.cz/nestle-cokolada.asp

    i'm sorry if you already know all this, just wanted to make sure..:)

  7. sorry but cadbury is definatly irish from ireland. some people just say its english because they took over some of ireland!!

    1. Cadbury is not Irish, it is British, its origins are in the Midlands, in Birmingham.

  8. yummyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy i want some (spcially milka)

  9. No mention of Rittersport?

  10. SILVERQUEEN ...most popular chocolate bar from INDONESIA :)