Take 5 (candy bar)

Take 5 (candy bar)

About Take 5 (candy bar)

The Take 5 is a pretzel, caramel, peanut and peanut butter-filled, milk chocolate coated candy bar released by The Hershey Company in December 2004. The '5' in the name refers the combination of five ingredients: milk chocolate, peanuts, caramel, peanut butter, and pretzels. Due to its popularity, The Hershey Company has produced several variations of the original candy in 2005-2006: Take 5, amongst other candy bar products often included cocoa butter, a fat derived from the cocoa bean. However, beginning in 2006 the price for cocoa began to increase dramatically, by 2008 the price per ton had increased from $4,000 to $8,100. This placed pressure on Hershey and other chocolate manufacturers to reduce costs.