Question: Who Invented Reese’s Cups?

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups/Inventors

When was the Reese’s Cup invented?


Who invented Reese’s Pieces?

Harry Burnett “H. B.” Reese

Who owns Reese’s?

The Hershey Company’s

How were Reese’s peanut butter cups invented?

A popular chocolate cup filled with delicious peanut butter, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups were created by a man named Harry Burnett (H.B.) Reese. In 1917, Reese found an advertisement to work on a dairy farm owned by Milton S. Hershey, owner of the Hershey Chocolate Company, in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Did Reeses cups get smaller?

Get the latest from TODAY

On Oct. 25, during a quarterly earnings call, Hershey announced to investors that the company will debut a new product in March 2019: Reese’s Thins. The new cups will be 40 percent thinner than regular cups and come in both milk and dark chocolate.

Is Hershey owned by Nestle?

They do not own Hershey. Actually Nestle has turned a lot of their interests to outside of the candy business. They recently joined in a partnership with Starbucks.

Does Reeses use real peanut butter?

Reese’s (like most other chocolate and peanut butter cups) mixes their finely ground peanut paste with powdered sugar before piping it into cups. This absorbs the peanut oils and changes the viscosity, while the extra sugar helps the candy to melt in your mouth in a different way than normal peanut butter.

What is the coating on Reese’s Pieces?

Hershey’s developed the ability to produce sugar-coated (or panned candies) in the 1950’s, and their first product was called Hershey-Ets, which were candy-coated chocolate disks. These were eventually discontinued, making way for Reese’s Pieces two decades later.

Who owns Kitkat?


Is Reeses healthy?

Besides being delicious, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures can be part of a healthy diet when consumed in moderation. They contain protein, carbohydrates, and calcium. Just watch out for the fat.

Does Hershey’s own M&Ms?


After Mars came up with the idea for M&M’s, he approached Bruce Murrie, son of Hershey’s Company president William Murrie, about going into business together. Murrie received a 20% stake in the company, and for several years M&M’s were made using Hershey’s chocolate.

Is it Reeses or Reeses?

Since Reese’s is named after the man himself (and they’re his peanut butter cups), the correct pronunciation is in fact “Rees-IS” instead of “Rees-EES.” So the next time you and your friend get in an argument, let them know you’ve done your research.