Association with Android edit In September 2013, it was announced that version.4 of google 's Android mobile operating system would be named "KitKat". 25 google licensed the name from Nestlé, with no money changing hands. 26 A promotion ran in numerous countries with specially branded Android Kit Kat bars to win Nexus 7 devices and google Play store credit. 27 a kitkat bar statue in googleplex headquarters fairtrade edit In December 2009, lizz it was announced that the four finger variety of Kit Kat would use fairtrade chocolate (at least in Britain and Ireland) from January 2010. 28 It has also been announced that the fairtrade kit Kat promotion will be extended to the finger edition as of January 2010. 29 Golden ticket draw edit during the first three weeks of Big Brother Series 7, channel 4 conducted a promotion in conjunction with Nestlé to distribute 100 "golden tickets" randomly throughout Kit Kats, in a style reminiscent of the story Charlie and the Chocolate factory. Members of the public finding these tickets were permitted to use them to give themselves a chance to become a big Brother housemate and bypass the standard auditions process. Golden ticket holders were invited to a television show where one of them, susie verrico, was chosen to enter the house by aisleyne horgan-Wallace, picking a ball out of a machine at random. This contest caused some controversy, with the Advertising Standards Authority saying that the terms and conditions of the draw should have been made clearer in related advertisements, and that an independent adjudicator should have been present before and during the draw. 30 Varieties edit Flavours edit kit Kat Matcha many varieties of Kit Kat have existed, either permanently or as limited editions, such as those sold to commemorate festivals such.
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Variations on the Andrew. Advertisement included executive dance routines in corporate offices and a network newsroom. However, the "classic" song has also been used again since the newer version first aired in 2004. A 1989 United Kingdom advertisement for Kit Kat, in which a zoo photographer "takes a break" from waiting for pandas to appear baking in an enclosure and misses them performing a dance routine, came in 30th in Channel 4 's "100 Greatest Adverts" poll in 2000. The maltese tour boat mv lady davinia had a distinctive red and white kit Kat paint scheme before she sank in 2008. In late 2004 through to the end of 2006, nestlé rowntree sponsored the English football club York city. As a result, the club's home-ground, bootham Crescent, was renamed to kitKat Crescent. Vertising campaign in the uk and Ireland, several new flavours of Chunky kit Kat were marketed, with consumers being asked to vote for their favourite. Selecting from white chocolate, double chocolate, peanut butter, and orange, peanut butter was the winner by having 47 of votes. A similar campaign occurred in 2013 with mint, coconut, hazelnut and chocolate fudge.
tv commercial most known from this slogan involves a young man biting into one of the kit Kat bars in a grocery store, and roaring like a lion so loudly the whole store shakes violently, knocking items from the shelves. Another short-lived us slogan was "That's What you want whose television adverts showed people pulling unlikely foodstuffs from their pockets or purses, before rejecting them in favour of a kit Kat. The "classic" American version of the "Gimme a break" Kit Kat jingle (in use in the us since 1986) was written by ken Shuldman (copy) and Michael. Levine (music) for the ddb advertising Agency. Versions of the original have been covered by carrie underwood, shawn Colvin, and many studio singers, as well as people who have appeared on-camera in the commercials. The jingle was cited in a study by University of Cincinnati researcher James. Kellaris as one of the top ten " earworms " bits of melody that become stuck in your head. Another version of the advertising jingle 'gimme a break' created for Kit Kat "Factory" commercial in the us was an original recording by Andrew. Was hired to write a new musical version for their "Gimme a break" slogan.
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The us version of "Kit Kat Chunky" is known as "Big Kat". In the United Kingdom, the product has traditionally been wrapped in silver foil and an outer paper band. In 2001, flow wrap plastic was substituted as the confectionery's packaging. 21 In Norway, a nachtpflege similar product is manufactured by mondelēz international and sold as kvikk lunsj ; kvikk lunsj xxl is similar to a kit Kat Chunky. Marketing and promotion edit After launching in the 1930s, rowntree's Chocolate Crisp was originally advertised as "the biggest little meal" and "the best companion to a cup of tea". During World War ii, kit Kat was depicted as a valuable wartime foodstuff, with the slogan "what active people need". 'kitty the kat' arrived in the late 1940s to emphasise the "rich full cream milk" qualities of the bar and, thanks to contemporary improvements in production methods, also highlighted the new and improved 'snap' by responding to a biscuit being broken off screen. The first Kit Kat poster appeared in 1951, and the first colour tv advertisement appeared in 1969. Since 1958, the slogan for the kit Kat in the uk and elsewhere has been "have a break. Have a kit Kat". However, in 1995, nestlé sought to trademark the "have a break" portion. After a ten-year legal battle, which was contested by rival Mars, the european court of Justice ruled on to send the case back to the British courts.
Citation needed In September 2006, nestlé announced that they would be cutting 645 jobs in their York factory and moving Smarties production to their Hamburg factory in which two thirds of production was already taking place. They stated that this move would allow for a 20 million investment to modernise the antiquated York factory and improve kit Kat production. 18 As dark chocolate has seen increased demand and favour worldwide because of its purported health benefits, september 2006 saw the launch of the four-finger Kit Kat Fine dark in the United_Kingdom as a permanent edition, as well as new packaging for the entire brand. Citation needed hershey had sold the four-finger Kit Kat Dark in the us several years previously as a limited edition, and has begun doing so again. 19 Nestlé now manufactures two finger Kit Kats with natural flavourings, and for the first time, kit Kats in this format are suitable for vegans. Citation needed It is not known at this date whether or not other varieties will follow suit. In 2014, kit Kat was ranked the third best selling chocolate bar in the United_Kingdom, after dairy milk and Galaxy. 20 The us packaging When first introduced, the original Rowntree's Chocolate Crisp bar had a red wrapper, which briefly became blue between 19451947. As a result of milk shortages after the end of World War ii, the milk chocolate coating was suspended and a dark chocolate was used instead during that period. Citation needed since its introduction in the 1970s, the hershey's Kit Kat packaging and advertising in the United States differed from the branding used in every other country where it was sold. In 2002, hershey kit Kats adopted the slanted ellipse logo used worldwide by nestlé, though the ellipse was red and the text white.
Krazy kat, simple English wikipedia, the free encyclopedia11 Global confection edit countries where kit Kat is marketed. Kit Kat bars are produced in 16 countries by nestlé: Brazil, mexico, united Kingdom, canada, australia, new zealand, south Africa, germany, russia, japan, china, bangladesh Malaysia, thailand, india, turkey, united Arab Emirates, bulgaria and Algeria. Kit Kat bars in the United States are produced under licence by The hershey company, a nestlé competitor, due to a prior licensing agreement with Rowntree. The year 2003 was a turning point for the kit Kat bar as well as the confectionery industry in general. The popularity of low carb diets and the push to healthier eating stifled sales growth in many parts of the world. In addition, fierce competition from Cadbury 's newly formed dairy milk superbrand also contributed to sales of the kit Kat decreasing considerably in its home market of the uk, and threatened to depose it from its.1 position. 12 13 The solution adopted by nestlé and others reviews was to increase dramatically the number of new and unique variations of their confections and market them as limited or special editions, whereby they would usually only be available for a few months at a time. 14 The strategy initially reversed the decline of the kit Kat 15 and has been adopted worldwide by nestlé, hershey, mars and others with similar success. 16 17 This has resulted in many new flavours and varieties of the kit Kat and other confections appearing globally since then. While some flavours have been hits, many have flopped, alienating some consumers in the process, causing Nestlé to scale back on new releases.
Variations on the traditional Kit Kat have continued to develop throughout the 2000s. In 2000, nestlé acquired Fujiya's share of the brand in Japan, and also expanded its marketplace in Japan, russia, turkey, and Venezuela, in addition to markets in Eastern and Central Europe. 4 Throughout the decade kit Kat has introduced dozens of flavours and line extensions within specific consumer markets, and celebrated its 75th anniversary on citation needed The traditional bar has four fingers which each measure approximately 1 centimetre (0.4 in) by 9 centimetres (3.5 in). A two-finger bar was launched in the 1930s, and has remained the company's best-selling biscuit brand ever since. kit Kat Chunky (known as Big Kat and Kit Kat Extra Crispy in the us) has one large finger approximately.5 centimetres (1 in) wide. Kit Kat bars contain varying numbers of fingers depending on the market, ranging from the half-finger sized Kit Kat Petit firming in Japan, to the three-fingered variants in Arabia, to the twelve-finger family-size bars in Australia and France. Kit Kat bars are sold individually and in bags, boxes and multi-packs. In Ireland, France, the uk and America nestlé also produces a kit Kat ice cream, and in Australia and Malaysia, kit Kat Drumsticks. Citation needed In 2010, a new 5 million manufacturing line was opened by nestlé in York. This will produce more than a billion Kit Kat bars each year.
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7 After the war the title was altered to kit Kat and resumed its original milk recipe and red packaging. 4-finger us kit Kat Following on from its success in goji the United Kingdom, in the 1940s Kit Kat was exported to canada, south Africa, ireland, australia, and New zealand. In 1958, donald Gilles, the executive at jwt orland, created the iconic advertising line "have a break, have a kit Kat". The brand further expanded in the 1970s when Rowntree created a new distribution factory in Germany to meet European demand, and established agreements to distribute the brand in the usa and Japan through the hershey and Fujiya companies, respectively., swiss company nestlé acquired Kit Kat. This gave nestlé global control over the brand, except in the us, 8 and production and distribution increased with new facilities in Japan and additional manufacturing operations set up in Malaysia, india and China. 4 The hershey company has a licence to produce kit Kat bars in the United States which dates from 1970, when Hershey executed a licensing agreement with Rowntree. Nestlé, which has a substantial presence in the us, had to honour the licensing agreement when it bought Rowntree in 1988 which allowed Hershey to retain the kit Kat licence so long as Hershey was not sold. As Kit Kat is one of Hershey's top five brands in the us market, the kit Kat licence was a key factor in Hershey's failed attempt to attract a serious buyer in 2002. 9 10 Variants in the traditional chocolate bar first appeared in 1996 when Kit Kat Orange, the first flavour variant, was introduced in the United Kingdom. Its success was followed by several varieties including mint and caramel, and in 1999 Kit Kat Chunky was launched and received favourably by international consumers.
2 3 clarification needed, the makkelijk origins of what is now known as the kit Kat brand go back to 1911, when. Rowntree's, a confectionery company based. York in the United Kingdom, trademarked the terms Kit Cat and Kit Kat. The names were not used immediately and Kit Kat first appeared in the 1920s, when Rowntree's launched a brand of boxed chocolates entitled Kit Cat. This continued into the 1930s, when Rowntree's shifted focus and production onto its. Black magic and dairy box brands. With the promotion of alternative products the kit Cat brand decreased and was eventually discontinued. 4, the original four-finger bar was developed after a worker at Rowntree's York factory put a suggestion in a recommendation box for a snack that "a man could take to work in his pack". 5, the bar launched on, under the title of Rowntree's Chocolate Crisp (priced at 2d and was sold in London and throughout southern England. 6, the product's official title of Rowntree's Chocolate Crisp was renamed Kit Kat Chocolate Crisp in 1937, the same year that Kit Kat began to incorporate "Break" into its recognisable advertising strategy duizeligheid definition needed 4 The colour scheme and first flavour variation to the brand. The flavour of Kit Kat was changed to dark chocolate; the packaging abandoned its Chocolate Crisp title, and was adorned in blue.
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For other uses, see, kit Kat near (disambiguation). Kit Kat is a chocolate-covered wafer bar confection created by, rowntree's. York, united Kingdom, and is now produced globally. Nestlé, which acquired Rowntree in 1988, 1 with the exception of the United States where it is made under license. Reese, candy company, a division of, the hershey company. The standard bars consist of two or four fingers composed of three layers of wafer, separated and covered by an outer layer of chocolate. Each finger can be snapped from the bar separately. There are many different flavours of Kit Kat, including milk, white, and dark chocolate. History edit, use of the name kit Kat or Kit Cat for a type of food goes back to the 18th century, when mutton pies known as a kit-Kat were served at meetings of the political. Kit-Cat Club in London owned by pastry chef Christopher Catling.