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13 Feb 2017
Kinder Surprise, also known as a Kinder Egg or, in the original Italian, Kinder Surprise (Kinder is the German word for "children", sorpresa is Italian for "surprise"), is really a candy made by Italian company Ferrero and invented by William Salice (1933-2016). Originally intended for children, it is also popular with adult collectors and has the type of a chocolate egg containing a small toy, usually requiring assembly.


Each Kinder Surprise egg includes a chocolate shell, a plastic container, the items in said container, and an external foil wrap. The chocolate shell is formed just like a chicken's egg. It is just about 2 millimeters thick, and includes two layers: a milk chocolate layer on the outside, along with a white...