Quick Answer: Who Discovered Milk Chocolate?

Who discovered chocolate?

The creation of the first modern chocolate bar is credited to Joseph Fry, who in 1847 discovered that he could make a moldable chocolate paste by adding melted cacao butter back into Dutch cocoa.

By 1868, a little company called Cadbury was marketing boxes of chocolate candies in England.

Where was milk chocolate invented?

Peter called his product, “Gala” from the Greek, which means, “from the milk.” Daniel Peter worked in the Nestle factory in Vevey, Switzerland until he was in his 90’s. Today, milk chocolate contains chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, vanilla, milk solids, and lecithin.

Who first added milk to chocolate?

In 1876 the Swiss Daniel Peter working in conjunction with Nestlé, whose creamery was next door to his factory, formulated the first commercial milk chocolate recipe.

Who invented flavored milk?

According to the National History Museum in Britain, chocolate milk was created in Jamaica by an Irish botanist named Sir Hans Sloane. While in Jamaica in the early 1700s, Sloane was given cocoa to drink, but he did not care for the taste.