Leaf’s Easter Candy Sales Brochure For 1974!

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Following the lead from yesterday’s Leaf Gravel Gum post, we’re going to point toward the upcoming holiday with a look back at a sales brochure for Leaf’s Easter candy lineup from 1974.  Make the jump to check it out!

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Leaf’s “Groovy” Gravel Bubblegum from the 1970’s!

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Following up on yesterday’s Mad Rocks post, I thought it would be fun to feature another one of the pebble-style bubblegum products to come out of the 1970’s; Leaf’s Gravel Gum.  Make the jump to check it out!

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Mad Rocks Bubblegum!

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Following in the footsteps of products like Topps/Bazooka’s Gold Rush and Leaf’s Gravel bubblegum, Mad Rocks was a late 1970’s bubblegum product that, up until a few months ago, I’d never heard of.   Make the jump to check it out!

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Twenty-Three Years of Starbucks Chocolate and Candy and M&M’s — Oh My!

CC_Starbucks M&M's & Chocolate & Candy Oh My TITLE PLATEStarbucks Coffee has a long history of offering their own branded confections – in fact it goes back much farther than I expected.  Today, I’ve got an array of Starbucks confectionery product packaging spanning twenty-three years that I’m excited to share.  Make the jump to check them out!

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Wacky Wednesdays – Smith Sisters!

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Though I’ve largely retired it as a semi-regular column, I recently had reason to bring back Wacky Wednesdays – at least for today’s post on the 1974 parody sticker classic, Smith Sisters!

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My Year in Collecting: 2015!

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As I have for the past six years, today I will be taking a look back at the past twelve months of my hobby life, bringing together some of my favorite additions to the CollectingCandy.com archives.  So make the jump to take a look at the 2015 edition of “My Year in Collecting”!

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M&M/Mars’ 2001 Valentine’s Candy Sales Catalog!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!  Marking the holiday today, I will be sharing an M&M/Mars Valentine’s sales catalog from fifteen years ago.  Make the jump to check it out.

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A History of Willy Wonka’s Valentine’s Gobstopper Heartbreakers!

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With Valentine’s Day arriving tomorrow, I thought it was the perfect time to dig into the history of a seasonal spin-off that has become a holiday classic: Willy Wonka’s (Gobstopper) Heartbreakers!  Make the jump to check it out.

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Reese’s Footballs for Superbowl Sunday 2016!

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Today is the day for the great American tradition of Superbowl Sunday!  And as I have done every year since launching this site, I will mark today by sharing some football-themed candy.  The last few years it’s been all about NFL team-themed Snickers product, but today I’m switching it up by presenting two different styles of Reese’s Footballs – so make the jump to check them out!

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Celebrating Four Years of CollectingCandy.com with Four Fun Discoveries!

CC_4th Anniversary TITLE PLATE ALT LightningToday marks the fourth anniversary since the February 6th, 2012 launch of CollectingCandy.com and as such I wanted to select four amazing (and previously unseen) pieces from my archives to share in order to mark the occasion.  Make the jump to check them out!

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