Category Archives: Cadbury

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from CollectingCandy.com!

Since launching back in early 2012, we’ve never celebrated St. Patrick’s Day here on CollectingCandy.com.  The reason is pretty simple in that St. Patrick’s isn’t a holiday that has much of an association with candy – it’s mostly associated with … Continue reading

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The Wombles! Cadbury’s Groovy 1970’s Chocolate Bars!

Today I’m taking a look at a series of wrappers released by Cadbury UK in the early-1970’s which featured characters from the classic children’s television show, The Wombles.

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My Year in Collecting: 2013!

Though it arrives a few weeks later than I’d planned this year, I still wanted to squeeze in my annual “Year in Collecting” post.  This year-in-review is something I started doing back in 2009 over on Flickr while continuing the … Continue reading

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Vintage Halloween Candy Newspaper Ad Circulars from the 80’s and 90’s!

It might be surprising to learn that, outside of the packaging itself, one of the best places to learn about historical confectionery products and marketing is through the promotional circulars published in weekend newspapers.  Today, I’m going to take a … Continue reading

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A Superhero for Sunday – Cadbury’s P.B. Jammer!

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon here in New York City.  Though it was snowing just two days ago, today it feels like Spring is on its way.   So I wanted to share something fun today, and something you can’t see … Continue reading

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CollectingCandy.com’s Anniversary Celebration – 15 Of My Favorite Posts!

As I mentioned yesterday, on February 6th 2012, CollectingCandy.com officially launched.   To celebrate this first birthday, I’ve gone back over the site’s 293 entries posted so far and have selected fifteen of my favorites to highlight and discuss.   Let’s get … Continue reading

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Cadbury of Canada’s Pokémon Candy – Gotta Collect Them All!

I wanted to follow-up yesterday’s Digimon post with Cadbury of Canada’s companion release from 2000; their series of Pokémon bars.    Just like the Digimon, these were a licensed release that re-sized and re-branded Cadbury’s standard Caramilk bar, this time with … Continue reading

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Cadbury of Canada’s Digimon Candy!

Back in 2000-2001, Cadbury of Canada released a set of Digimon-themed Caramilk bars, featuring twelve different wrappers.  Though barely a decade old, I could find no reference to this release or images of these wrappers online.  Time to remedy that, … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown: Cadbury’s Santa’s Workshop Dairy Milk – From New Zealand!

It’s Christmas Eve and here at my mother’s house that means we are preparing things in anticipation of our big Christmas Eve dinner.   I’ve temporarily cleared a place at the dinner table to write today’s post before everyone arrives, … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown: Cadbury Canada’s Fun Bar Christmas wrapper!

Today it’s a fun one for Friday.   This wrapper comes from Canada and I’m pretty sure the 1980’s.  It’s a Cadbury “Fun Bar” which was their sub-brand of fundraising bars at the time.   This is one of my … Continue reading

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