Above: A picture of a tin that helps
confirm the inventor of Freddo Frog
was an employee of MacRobertsons.
Cadbury's Australia continues to cloud Freddo's history as details of inventor and company become confused.
Cadburys conflicting Histories:
Harry Melbourne (1930 McPherson)
Lesley Atkinson (1929 MacRobertson)
Despite the above confusion, Cadbury's spokesmen have denied any rumors that Freddo was not invented in Australia and rebuff suggestions that this is another example of a large commercial company rewriting history.
Below a famous painting of Santa Clause which casts doubts on a similar claim by Coca-Cola that they invented the Red & White Santa.
|Thomas Nast's 1870 painting. predating the Coca Cola Santa by 50 years.|