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Founded in 1889 by Abel Hoadley ✤ creator of the iconic Australian chocolate bar Violet Crumble ✤ The Hoadley company was acquired by Rowntree's in 1970, which was subsequently acquired by Nestlé in 1988.
Hoadley's (commenced 1889) was sold to Rowntree then to Nestle. Polly Waffle was discontinued in 1989 due to poor sales.

Hoadley's (commenced 1889) was sold to Rowntree then to Nestle. Polly Waffle was discontinued in 1989 due to poor sales.

An early antique Hoadley's Violet Milk Chocolate Box. Abel Hoadley named the chocolate for his wife Susannah's favourite flower Violet - this box could be pre-Violet Crumble.

An early antique Hoadley's Violet Milk Chocolate Box. Abel Hoadley named the chocolate for his wife Susannah's favourite flower Violet - this box could be pre-Violet Crumble.

A9700 "Violet Crumble" showbag. Royal Easter Show, Sydney, Australia.(OF). - Powerhouse Museum Collection

A9700 "Violet Crumble" showbag. Royal Easter Show, Sydney, Australia.(OF). - Powerhouse Museum Collection