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Galaxy (chocolate)

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Galaxy (chocolate)

Screenshot from 1980s UK advert

Galaxy (sold as Dove in many countries worldwide and especially Continental Europe) is a brand of milk chocolate, made and marketed by Mars, Incorporated, first manufactured in the United Kingdom in 1960.[1] Galaxy is sold in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Middle East, Pakistan and India.[2] In 2014, Galaxy was ranked the second best selling chocolate bar in the UK, after Cadbury Dairy Milk.[1]

The Galaxy and Dove brands cover a wide range of products including chocolate bars in milk chocolate, Caramel, Cookie Crumble. and Fruit & Nut varieties, Minstrels, Ripple (milk chocolate with a folded or "rippled" milk chocolate centre), Amicelli, Duetto, Promises, Bubbles and Truffle. Related brands in other parts of the world include "Jewels", and "Senzi" in the Middle East. The Galaxy and Dove brands also market a wide range of products including ready-to-drink chocolate milk, hot chocolate powder, chocolate cakes, ice cream and more.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Top 10 selling chocolate bars in the UK". Wales Online. Retrieved 28 December 2014
  2. ^ Shachi Tapiawala. "Mars India re-launches Galaxy chocolates in India". Eventfaqs. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 

External links

  • Galaxy UK advert from 1980 on YouTube
  • Galaxy advert from the late 1980s on YouTube

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