A conspiracy? You be the judge. Go to the webpage now and you'll read this:
Why has the size of the egg changed?Yes, I'm sure Americans just demanded a smaller creme egg. That..er.. makes sense??
As the world's largest confectionery company, Cadbury Schweppes is committed to developing great-tasting products that you, the consumer loves. Since people's preferences vary from market to market, so do our products. This is reflected in the broad variety of sizes and flavours of products that we offer our consumers worldwide.
But before the Conan episode aired, the SAME page was a bit different.