Category Archives: Boxed

Vintage-Style Just Born Candy Box Holiday Ornaments – New for 2014!

After a day of holiday travel, I’m back to my native midwestern home of Nebraska and spending time with family and loved ones.  While I’m here, I want to continue to share some of the neat Christmas candy goodness I’ve got … Continue reading

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When Packaging was a Toy – Junior Mints and their 1975 Circus Animal Series!

Though it is a much more unusual occurrence today, there was a time when companies routinely built more tactile fun into their packaging, especially when it was for a product aimed at kids.  They were often producing packages that could … Continue reading

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50-Years of Brach’s Candy Corn Evolution – from 1953 to Today!

Today is October 30th, which is National Candy Corn Day – so I thought it would be the perfect time to bring together an extensive look back at how Brach’s Candy Corn packaging has changed over the decades. This year … Continue reading

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New for 2014: Candy Crush Halloween Color Bombs!

Healthy Food Brands, or The HFB Candy Company as they’re now called, are the folks who have been behind the Angry Birds gummies line since its introduction in 2012.  Earlier this year, HFB followed up their success with the Angry … Continue reading

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Trolli’s Halloween Sour Brite Crawlers and Mummies Gummi Candy!

Getting back to our CountdownToHalloween coverage proper today, we’ll be looking at a current offering from the Trolli brand I grabbed last month as well as one I picked up a couple of years ago.   Make the jump and … Continue reading

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CountdownToHalloween Past Years Recap – Part Two of Two!

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

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New for 2014: Whitman’s Halloween Peanuts Chocolate Bars!

With assortments that first arrived in stores just last Christmas, Whitman’s has been releasing licensed Peanuts holiday-themed chocolate bars in fun, illustrated boxes.  I first covered them for Christmas 2013 and followed that up with a piece on their Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask Bubblegum Box!

Today I want to jump back a half-a-century ago to share a look at a wonderful piece of Halloween confectionery packaging from the Topps company. Make the jump and enjoy Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask bubblegum box!

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Brach’s 1971 Halloween Candy Salesman Catalog and Promotional Materials!!

Today is the first entry in our CountdownToHalloween vintage coverage and boy it’s a good one.  In fact, out of all the things I have planned for the Countdown, this might be the post I’m most excited to share. Now, … Continue reading

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Texas Souvenir Candy Discovered During a Dallas Layover!

Howdy, everyone.  I’ve been doing a bit of traveling the past couple months which has kept me away from CollectingCandy.com more than I’d prefer.  But on the plus side, a lot of that travel has led to uncovering great historical … Continue reading

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