In 1936, Luden’s Inc. of cough drop fame introduced 5TH AVENUE Candy Bars, named after New York City’s stylish Fifth Avenue.
The original bars contained a crunchy peanut butter center, topped with toasted almonds and coated in chocolate.
The Hershey Company purchased Luden’s Inc. in 1986, and has been making 5TH AVENUE Candy Bars ever since.
Yes, peanuts are one of the key ingredients in a 5TH AVENUE candy bar as it contains crunchy peanut butter along with rich chocolate.
HERSHEY'S 5TH AVENUE candy bars are made at our Roskam plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
5TH AVENUE bars were first made in 1936 by Luden's, Inc., the famous cough drop manufacturer.
5TH AVENUE bars are made of crunchy peanut butter covered with a rich chocolate coating.
The 5TH AVENUE bar was named after the main street in Reading, PA where Luden's was located and the bars were first made.