The Caramello Koala
is reputedly the first mass-market chocolate confection
to be based on an Australian
figure, the lovable marsupial koala
The UK-owned Cadbury confectonery company introduced the small, bite-sized gooey caramel-filled chocolate koala in the year 1966.
The mould and shape of this favourite children's treat has remained unchanged since its introduction.
FACTS ADAPTED FROM CADBURY CORPORATE MATERIALS