Bounty … the Taste of Paradise … 1951

    The Bounty Hunters are here … they’re searching for Paradise.

The  delicious Bounty chocolate bar was introduced by Mars in … 1951.
It has a coconut filling enrobed with milk chocolate  (sold in a blue wrapper) or plain chocolate (sold in a red wrapper) and is one of the few chocolates to come wrapped in two individual halves.

Bounty bars have also been sold in limited edition cherry and mango flavours in several countries but not in the United Kingdom.

Advertising has tended to  feature tropical beaches with coconut palms.

Bounty advertising poster from 1956

Click here for an advert for Bounty from the 1980s.

Bounty Double Bar Advertisement, 1953

Bounty Double Bar Advertisement, 1953

Finally … there is another rather more tenuous link between Bounty and 1951 …  so  I do hope you’ll forgive me for bringing it up! ( The link I mean … not the Bounty!)
There is a very famous novel called Mutiny on the Bounty (1932) which has indeed been the inspiration for several films of the same name.The co-author of this novel was James Norman Hall and he died in … 1951.


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5 responses to “Bounty … the Taste of Paradise … 1951

  1. oh i am 62 and have been eating Bounty bars for almost 60 of them when we we kids did errands we got to 6D over the shop for the bounty bar
    collect old bottles 2 or 3D on the empty bottle with a frend bounty has two small bars great one each

  2. Pingback: The 1951 Club Revisited … Return to Paradise | 1951 Club

  3. Ah, the memories. Love the tenuous link!

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