The Inventor of the Easter Egg

The BackTracker History Show

Apr 10 2023 • 27 mins

Season: 4 Episode: 13

The arrival of Easter has been associated with eggs for centuries, The egg, an ancient symbol of new life, has been associated with pagan festivals celebrating spring, but it was a Bristol chocolate company that first came up with the bright idea to make them out of cocoa.

Hear the story of this devout Quaker family and the creation of one of the most iconic companies from history.


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