Well, Hershey’s apparently got the name “Kisses,” because of the sound and the motion that the machine made when it deposited the chocolate onto the conveyer belt.
The name stuck and now it is impossible to think of these little pieces of chocolate being named anything else.
How did Hershey’s Kisses get their name?
Here’s the official answer from Hershey’s Inc: While it’s not known exactly how KISSES got their name, it is a popular theory that the candy was named for the sound or motion of the chocolate being deposited during the manufacturing process.
What are Hershey’s Hugs?
HERSHEY’S HUGS Candies, 12 Ounces
You’ll love the delectable combination of HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate hugged by sweet white creme. These striped candies make great party favors and table displays, or use them when baking your favorite cookies.
What is the difference between Hershey’s Kisses and Hugs?
Officially described as “mini Hershey’s Kisses hugged by white chocolate,” Hugs look like Kisses with brown and white stripes. Most first-years were turned on by the novelty of Hugs. Said Ben Herzog, “I like the Hugs better. It’s creamier. The Hershey Kiss is boring.”
Why are Hershey’s Kisses shaped like that?
It is believed that the candy was named Kisses because of the sound and motion made by machine while depositing the chocolate. At first, the Hershey Kisses were wrapped by hand, but in 1921, a machine was made so the Kisses would be wrapped automatically. Hershey’s Kisses Milk Chocolates filled with caramel.