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Category Archives: Wonka
For a candy collector the redesign of a major brand tends to be a big deal and that’s especially true for a confectionery classic like Wonka Nerds. While visiting my family for my niece’s High School graduation last week, I … Continue reading
As a candy collector people often ask me what that means, exactly? Do I collect the physical candy as well as the packages? Do I collect all candy-related ephemera? My answer is that I mainly focus on actual candy packaging … Continue reading
In the wake of the huge success that was Nerds, the Willy Wonka company attempted a number of similar follow-ups. One such treat was Willy Wonka’s Rinky Dinks, tiny jawbreakers with printed faces served up in a three-flavor, compartmentalized box.
Kicking off my week of Easter candy coverage is today’s post on Sunmark’s “New Easter Treats” for 1996. For those that aren’t familiar with the name, before Nestle acquired them, Sunmark was the company best-known for the Willy Wonka candy … Continue reading
It was only a few weeks ago that I wrote about the story of Concorde Confections first candy bar, the Cristy bar. So it is with some excitement that I get to follow-up that coverage today with what was Concorde’s … Continue reading
One of my favorite things to write about and share here on CollectingCandy.com are the forgotten and lost stories of candy history that I’ve been lucky enough to uncover. Today I’m going to share the tale of a bar that … Continue reading
Yesterday’s Valentine’s post was all about Sweethearts, but I have confess to unconsciously dropping the “h” and “e” and typing SweeTARTS instead, several times when drafting it. Guess I was just excited about today’s post which is dedicated to Sweetarts … Continue reading
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
If you’ve ever visited a theme park, you know that souvenirs are everywhere and come in all shapes and sizes. That’s certainly true for the Disney Parks and over the years they’ve released all manner of park-exclusive confections, with colorful … Continue reading