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Hershey bars are probably the most consistent confectionery offering to come out of the United States, especially with regard to their wrapper design. For nearly a century, a Hershey bar meant a brown paper wrapper with a silver block letter logo. And that’s still … Continue reading
Over the years, I’ve received all sorts of e-mails quizzing me about the identity of some nearly forgotten candy or requesting images of a fondly missed favorite chocolate bar. It’s a fun challenge and incredibly satisfying when I’ve been able … Continue reading
With assortments that first arrived in stores just last Christmas, Whitman’s has been releasing licensed Peanuts holiday-themed chocolate bars in fun, illustrated boxes. I first covered them for Christmas 2013 and followed that up with a piece on their Valentine’s … Continue reading
Back in December I covered Hershey’s fun new holiday seasonal offering; the candy cane-flavored Hershey bar. I thought that bar featured an elegant and appealing wrapper design as well as being a pretty tasty offering to boot. For Halloween this … Continue reading
It’s hard to believe (but I’m awfully excited to say) that it is once again October 1st and here at CollectingCandy.com that means it’s the beginning of our most exciting month of coverage as we participate in the annual CountdownToHalloween … Continue reading
Across the country, the College Football season kicks off this weekend and as a Nebraska alum and fan, I’m pretty excited about it. I’ve written about my college football enthusiasm before, when I covered the unwrapping of a 30-year-old Cornhuskers … Continue reading
For today’s entry in our Easter Week coverage, I wanted to continue our CollectingCandy.com tradition and look at the full variety of Russell Stover’s seasonal offerings. In the last year I’ve had great fun featuring Russell Stover’s Halloween Pumpkins, Christmas … Continue reading
Back in the 1970’s the Amurol company, known at the time for their sugarless gum and confectionery products, released a kid-targeted sugarless bubblegum called Whammo. The gum’s name didn’t stick and within a few years Whammo became Blammo. Today we’re … Continue reading
Back in January I devoted a three part series to the history of branded confectionery offerings from 7-Eleven stores here in the United States. I made special note of the two versions of Slurpee gum lines that were released in … Continue reading
Last week I mentioned my discovery of the Tootsie Roll Christmas Two-Packs, but an equally exciting discovery I made this season was finding this trio of holiday-themed Tootsie Pop Drops packs!