Category Archives: Sour Candy

Target’s Halloween Private Label Goodies for 2014!

Target stores have been building out impressive Halloween seasonal sections for as long as I can recall and this year is certainly no exception.  A big part of those annual seasonal offerings is their private label or store brand product … Continue reading

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From the United Kingdom – Sour Patch Kids Heads and Bodies! A Creepy Halloween Limited Edition!

For today’s contemporary entry in our confectionery Countdown to Halloween, I’m excited to present a piece I picked up last year, and one I had to go to some lengths to acquire.  You see, this wasn’t something I was able … 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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Easter Week 2014: Starburst Jellybeans! (They’ve been around longer than you think!)

If Halloween is the season of candy corn than Easter must certainly be the season of the jellybean.  It no doubt has to do with how well the colorful confections complement the look of traditionally dyed Easter Eggs.  These days, … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Halloween Warheads Chewy Cubes!

Every Halloween season brings new holiday-themed contemporary offerings to the candy shelves.  One such offering I discovered this year was a limited edition Halloween box for Warheads Sour Chewy Cubes!

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A Forgotten Wonka Treat – Tangy Bloops!

It’s been a couple of weeks since I last pulled something from the 1970’s archives to share, so today I’m presenting a Wonka treat you’ve likely never seen before:  Tangy Bloops Super Sour Candy!

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Sugarpova! And the wild U.S. Open marketing stunt that almost was.

Maria Sharapova is currently one of the most successful and popular tennis players in the world and she’s used that on-court success to branch out into other areas — one of which being confection with her Sugarpova candy brand.   Today … Continue reading

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Sour Power-Up with Fleer Puckers!

Last year I posted about a piece I was delighted to discover from 1970’s Fleer called Big Pucker.  Some months later I would find a mention of its predecessor Little Puckers in an old trade magazine.   But I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Walgreens Nice! Candy Packaging – Now in Box Form!

It was just a month ago that I talked about the delightful Walgreens store-brand Nice! candy packaging, and today I get to follow-up on that coverage. Starting this month, Walgreens has expanded the Nice! candy range beyond peg packs to … Continue reading

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Walgreens’ Delightfully “Nice!” Candy Packaging!

Back in August of last year, I received a call from my mother asking if I’d seen or picked up the new Walgreens “Nice!” branded candy.  At the time I hadn’t, but a few months later while back in Nebraska … Continue reading

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