Philadelphia is an American manufacturer of cream cheese and the most recognised cream cheese brand in the world. The company has its origins in the 1870s, when a New York dairy farmer began to sell his cream cheese under the name Philadelphia. His cheese was made in New York, but at the time Pennsylvania was known for having high quality cream cheese. He used the name to attract consumers and trademarked the use of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania in relation to cream cheese. He became the first man to mass produce cream cheese, and eventually Philadelphia became a household brand and was acquired by Kraft in 1928. Today, Philadelphia is the most popular brand of cream cheese in the world. In Australia, Philadelphia cream cheese is manufactured in South Australia using Australian ingredients. Philadelphia’s cream cheeses are available in blocks, snack tubs, spreadable tubs, lactose free options, and flavoured varieties.