Milton S. Hershey invented the MR. GOODBAR Candy in 1925.
According to the chemist who helped develop the bar, Mr. Hershey was hard of hearing. When a company executive said, “That’s a good bar,” Mr. Hershey heard “Mister Goodbar” — and the name stuck.
The chocolate and peanut goodness of MR. GOODBAR candy was created in 1925.
No, MR. GOODBAR bars are not gluten free.
MR. GOODBAR candies are made in Stuart's Draft, Virginia.
When naming their new creation, someone working in the product development lab with Samuel Hinkle, the creator of the MR. GOODBAR formula, said, "That's a good bar." Milton Hershey thought he called it "Mister Goodbar" and the name stuck!
MR. GOODBAR candy is a smooth chocolate bar with crunchy peanuts throughout.