THE designs may have changed and brands have come and gone - but the excitement for Easter Eggs has remained constant over the years.

Alex Hutchinson, heritage assistant at Nestle UK in York, shared these pictures of Rowntree and Mackintosh eggs from the 1970s, 80s and 90s with our sister paper The York Press.

How many do you recall? Can you remember the one you most wanted as a child? 

Share your memories below.