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Category Archives: Wonka
As Jurassic World continues its weeks-long Summer box office domination, I thought it would be fun to revisit some dinosaur-themed confectionery treats from the past. Most kids delight in dinosaurs and many (myself included) even go through a phase of … Continue reading
Happy Easter, everyone! To mark today’s holiday, I’ve opened my archives and dug back to the 1990’s for a wonderful set of Sweetarts Easter promotional sales materials. These feature a surprisingly diverse and delightful array of Easter product under the Sweetarts … Continue reading
Nestle-Wonka introduced their Randoms gummies product to the USA marketplace early last year. The concept was simple and appealing: the shapes and assortment of the gummy candies in each package would be “random” creating an “endless gummy variety”. If you’ve … Continue reading
Caramel apple seems to be the trending limited edition candy flavor this season with a number of brands offering their version of the classic mix. One example that’s new this year is from Nestle’s Wonka brand – so make the … Continue reading
Across the pond and just before the turn of the Millennium, Nestle UK created a brief but fun seasonal release with their Wonka Screams. Make the jump to check out these chocolate-covered raspberry Halloween treats!
Yesterday, as part of a two-part flashback recap, I presented a collection of my favorite CountdownToHalloween entries from past years. Those posts showcased items that were largely contemporary in nature, so today I’ll be following that up by putting a … Continue reading
For today’s vintage CountdownToHalloween entry, we’re jumping back to the the most recent decade to pass us by. And while the journey back in time may not be as long as some others that we’ve taken this month, I think … Continue reading
Two nights ago while I slept, CollectingCandy.com’s page view counter ticked over past one million. It’s such a big round number and one I’m excited to see the site hit. As such, I thought the perfect way to mark the … Continue reading
It’s been a busy few weeks of research here at CollectingCandy.com HQ and today I’m excited to bring a groovy confectionery discovery (and new CollectingCandy.com exclusive) to light: the only known image of a Nerds Hot and Cool candy box!
Willy Wonka’s Nerds are one of my all-time favorites and that certainly includes their holiday releases. In recent years Easter-themed Nerds have taken on the moniker of “Hoppin’” Nerds but that wasn’t always the case. Today we’re going to look … Continue reading