Category Archives: Halloween
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
Beich’s Halloween Laffy Taffy of the early 1990’s!
Back during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, the Beich’s candy company was going through some rapid corporate transformations, but along the way they played around with Halloween seasonal releases of their most enduring product; Laffy Taffy. Make the jump … Continue reading
New for Halloween 2016: M&M’s Walgreens Exclusive Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Size Packs!
Though I’ve already covered an M&M’s product in the Countdown this year, they’ve earned this second spot by coming out with something that is awfully fun. Exclusive to Walgreens stores, M&M’s has released a Halloween-themed fun-size assortment where the individual … Continue reading
The Curtiss Candy Company’s 1973 Halloween Sales Brochure!
Climbing out of the deep archives again for today’s entry into the Countdown, we’re going to reach back over four decades. Taking a look at a 1973 Halloween candy sales brochure from the Curtiss Candy Company, best known for … Continue reading
New for Halloween 2016: Cauldron Skittles! Plus: 2015’s Starburst Halloween Mix!!
For the Halloween season this year, Wrigley delighted candy fans by releasing a new Skittles flavor mix with a seasonal theme called “Cauldron”. This follows up their release last year of a super-fun Halloween Mix for their Starburst brand that … Continue reading
Breaker Confections 1978 Meet ‘n Treat Halloween Line Brochure!
Today I’ll be sharing an amazing piece from the late 1970’s that details a trio of treat-size Halloween offerings from Breaker Confections – Breaker being one early part of the Wonka brand family. Make the jump to check out Breaker … Continue reading
New for Halloween 2016: M&M’s Target-Exclusive White BOO-terscotch!!
Though M&M’s have given us a number of special edition Autumn flavors over the years, the last time we got a legitimately Halloween-themed flavor was with the introduction of Candy Corn-flavored M&M’s. This year that changed with M&M’s White BOO-terscotch. … Continue reading
A Fantastic Vintage Halloween Heide Witch Wrapper!
Back in 2013, I kicked off our Countdown to Halloween with what was, at the time, my favorite vintage Halloween wrapper; one for a Brach’s Chocolate Covered Witch. Today, that Brach’s Witch wrapper is getting some serious competition as I … Continue reading
Kicking off our 5th Annual Countdown to Halloween with a New Banner!
We are back today after an extended hiatus to kick off our 5th annual participation in the CountdownToHalloween blogging event. Since it’s our fifth annual countdown romp, we’ve tweaked our Halloween-themed masthead and today we’ll be sharing the details, so … Continue reading
Brach’s 1953 Fall & Christmas Candy Catalog!
Now that our Halloween coverage for 2015 has ended (so very sad), it’s time to kick into the Fall! And while I like to hold most of my dedicated Christmas coverage until December, I thought today’s content was a perfect … Continue reading