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Category Archives: Sour Candy
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!
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!
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
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
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
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
Much of my work here on CollectingCandy.com is related to uncovering and celebrating the histories of candy packaging and marketing, but that still leaves room to eyeball the current crop of confectionery goodies and cheer lead them as well. Since … Continue reading
I returned to New York last night after spending nearly three weeks away visiting friends and family for the holidays. While away I had planned to post regularly to this site, but I have to admit that it was tough … Continue reading
The last couple of days I’ve been excitedly driving around the East Coast, partially in service of CollectingCandy.com (details to follow in the coming months). So when you are behind the wheel 12 hours in a day, I’ve found that … Continue reading
Today I’m taking a crack at a big-time favorite among many of my readers – Sour Patch Kids. I’d previously touched upon Sour Patch for my Halloween post on Sour Patch Zombie Kids (awesome bit of packaging there). My reason … Continue reading