Snickers Week Day 5: Poland’s Amazing Gremlins Wrappers!!

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We’ve arrived at the final day of Snickers week but as the saying goes we saved the best for last.  Well, it’s the best as far as I’m concerned.  That’s because today’s look at Snickers wrappers inspired by the “You’re Not Yourself When You’re Hungry” campaign goes full Gremlins.  Make the jump to check it out!

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Snickers Week Day 4: Chinese Snickersmojis Wrappers!

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It’s the fourth day of our Snickers week coverage and for today we are looking at material hailing from the most populous nation in the world, China.  Similar to Mars-Mexico’s offerings covered here on Tuesday, Mars-China has served up a great series of themed hunger-emoji Snickers wrappers (or Snickersmojis), so make the jump to check them out!

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Snickers Week Day 3: 25th Anniversary Russian Snickers Wrappers!!

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Welcome back to Day 3 of our week-long Snickers coverage where today we’ll be journeying to the other side of the globe to take a look at a series of Russian Snickers bar wrappers released just this year.  Make the jump to check them out!

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Snickers Week Day 2: Mexico’s Hunger-Trait-Emoji Snickers Wrappers!

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For this second day of our Snickers Week coverage, we’re heading south-of-the-border for Mars-Mexico’s take on the “Who Are You When You’re Hungry?” promotional wrapper tie-in.   Just like the USA’s series of wrappers, these Snickers bars feature potential qualities or traits of someone who is hungry, but also sprinkle in a few emoji character illustrations along the way.  It’s especially fun, so make the jump to check them out!

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Snickers Week Day 1: 2015’s “Who Are You When You’re Hungry?” USA Snickers Wrappers!

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In 2015, Snickers launched a bold on-pack marketing campaign birthed out of their successful run of “Who Are You When You’re Hungry” television ads.  They did so by swapping out the logo area of Snickers bar wrappers and replacing it with personality traits that could be attributed to said hunger.  It resulted in no less than twenty different Snickers wrappers to track down and have fun with, so make the jump to check them out.

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Full Set Friday: Russell Stover’s Big Bite Coffee House Bars!

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For today’s “Black Friday” edition of Full Set Friday, I’m going to be looking at a small set of bars that were released by Russell Stover in early 2015, with flavors inspired by a quartet of hot beverages.  I’m calling this set Russell Stover’s Big Bite Coffee House bars, so make the jump to check them out!

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Happy Thanksgiving 2016 from CollectingCandy!!

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Today is Thanksgiving here in the United States and for so many of us that means a mix of family, food, football, and friends.  Where branded candy is concerned, Thanksgiving tends to be one of the overlooked holidays but over the years I’ve pulled together a number of applicable pieces and today I’ll be showcasing them.  Make the jump to check them out!

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Japan’s Appetizing and Adorable Every Burger!

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The folks making candy in Japan have long had a special talent for the unusual, exotic, and downright adorable.  After all, this is the confectionery culture that brought us chocolate-covered tree stumps and over 100 different flavors of Kit Kat.  Along the way, they also created a now-classic treat known the world over; the sweetly miniaturized confectionery sandwich from the Bourbon candy company known as Every Burger.  Make the jump to check it out!

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Full Set Friday: Contemporary Bubblicious Bubblegum Wrappers!

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Today’s Full Set Friday is a more typical example of setting out to “collect ’em all”, in that it is a classic brand and a broad assortment of currently-available flavors.  When I committed to putting together a set of current Bubblicious bubblegum wrappers a few years ago, it took a while to even suss out just how many there were as there was no list online or otherwise to refer to, but I eventually did figure it out and assembled the full set presented today.  Make the jump to check it out.

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Full Set Friday: World Market’s Adventurous Filled Chocolate Bars!

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Back for our second edition of Full Set Friday, today we’ll be looking at the delightful assortment of Cost Plus World Market’s Adventurous Filled Chocolate bars!  They feature a gorgeous array of unusual wrappers so make the jump to check them out!

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