Category Archives: Hershey

Full Set Friday: Hershey’s 1982 “Now Larger” Promotion!

Way back in 1982, the Hershey company held a Summer promotion where they upped the size of each of their standard bars and alerted consumers to it with a bright on-pack call-out.  I call it the “Hershey’s Now Larger” promotion … Continue reading

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Kit Kat’s Awesome Halloween Cat Mascot Packs! Plus Kit Kat Darkness!

Around this time last year, Hershey started to upgrade their snack size packaging with a series of new seasonal mascots.  But it wasn’t until 2016 that the “Kit Kat Cat” arrived and for the Halloween season they’ve really outdone themselves … Continue reading

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New for Halloween 2016: Hershey’s Spooky Kisses!

While Hershey’s has long provided consumers with specialty Fall and Halloween flavors for their Hershey’s Kisses line, this year they’ve taken a delightfully graphical approach and packaged up their classic milk chocolate variety in an assortment of awesome seasonally-themed wrappers … Continue reading

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My Year in Collecting: 2015!

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 … Continue reading

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Reese’s Footballs for Superbowl Sunday 2016!

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 … Continue reading

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400 Halloween Candy Images in Four Minutes!

As part of the ongoing Kickstarter campaign for Zombie Mouth Bubblegum, today I created a video incorporating over 400 Halloween candy images from the CollectingCandy.com archives that display in a seizure-inducing, Technicolor rapid-fire period of four minutes.  Make the jump … Continue reading

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New for 2015: A Twizzlers Halloween Frankenstein Redesign!

It should come as no surprise that when you run a website called CollectingCandy.com, you spend a lot of time exploring and studying the contents of the candy isle.  Do that long enough and you start to pick up on … Continue reading

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The Pre-Hershey History of Kit Kat USA: Discovered and Uncovered!

Kit Kat’s earliest days are well-recorded.  Created in the United Kingdom by the Rowntree company all the way back in 1935 as Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp (officially branded as Kit Kat in 1937), it would eventually grow to become a worldwide … Continue reading

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Avengers Candy Assemble (again)!

This weekend Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron is hitting theaters in the United States, so I thought it was the perfect time to revisit some Avengers-related candy pieces from my collection.  Make the jump to check them out!

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The Return (and History) of Reese’s Crunchy!!

This year the Hershey company has given the confectionery world a tasty flashback with their latest revival of Reese’s Crunchy!  It’s exciting news and prompted me to look back over the history of Crunchy’s various revivals as well as its … Continue reading

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