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Category Archives: Novelty
Back in 1975, Ferrara Pan took a pair of its mainstay offerings and presented them in novelty boxes, each shaped like a fun vehicle. Of the two, I’ve managed to find the Atomic Fire Ball Candy (Fire) Engine and … Continue reading
Back in the summer of 1993, the Fleer company was owned by Marvel Comics, and they were promoting their upcoming Halloween lineup. For today’s post, I’ve selected a fun Fleer Halloween trade ad from that year and I’m going to … Continue reading
Monster candy boxes; they’ve been around for what seems like forever, and because of that they’ve become a sort of candy mystery-in-plain-sight.
Zombies have been a pop culture staple since the 1960′s, but in the last decade they’ve exploded in popularity. Just last night I enjoyed the season premier of the breakout hit series, The Walking Dead. So, it should come as … Continue reading
Today I’d like to turn my Halloween-focused lens onto a Fleer offering that for many years was a perennial favorite – Fleer’s Pumpkin-Face Bubble Gum. Not only that, I’ll showcase a pair of similar Fleer products that made their … Continue reading
Here’s a quick post about a funky bubble gum from nearly twenty years ago.
Today’s post marks the 200th entry for CollectingCandy.com, so I thought it was appropriate to share something a bit expansive. With that thought, today I’ll be presenting a very cool promotional brochure Topps provided to buyers picturing their 1974 product … Continue reading
Welcome back to another edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays! This week, we’ll be looking at an entry from 1974′s Wacky Packages Series 7 — Soggy Babies.
Today I’d like to look at an old-fashioned treat that’s not easy to find these days, but one that’s had some groovy packaging along the way: Heide’s Chocolate Babies.