Heart Shaped
Boxes of Chocolates
 
Heart shaped
boxes of chocolates
were
introduced
 
in
 
1861.
They
were
created
 
by
Richard Cadbury.
 
His
father
John
founded
 
the
Cadbury Confectionary Company.
Richard
eventually
started
packaging
chocolates
 
in
fancy
boxes
 
to
increase
sales.
 
He
introduced
 
the
first
heart shaped
box of chocolates
 
 
in
 
1861.
 
Today,
over
36
million
are
sold
each
year.