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- Twelve Days of Christmas: Gingerbread for 2013!
- Happy 50th Anniversary Doctor Who – with Jelly Babies and More!
- Australia’s Awesome New Wonka Bars for 2013!
- Leaf’s 1978 Star Wars-Inspired Bubble Gum – Space Wars!
- Hershey’s 1992 Apple-A-Day Sweepstakes!
- Why Saving Unopened Candy Can Be a Very Bad Idea. Presented in Pictures!
- McCormick’s World of Flavors – Featuring a Red Velvet Cake Bar!
- It’s November 1st and Halloween 2013 Gives Way to the Next Holiday!
Category Archives: Chocolate
Wonka is one of my favorite brands so I take notice even when they release something really neat on the other side of the planet. Such was the case when the Australia-New Zealand arm of Nestle released a quartet of … Continue reading
Back in 1992, Hershey teamed up with Apple Computer to give away 365 Mac Classic computers to lucky consumers. Today I’m featuring a marketing circular released as part of that Apple-A-Day Sweepstakes.
As a candy collector, I’m often asked whether I save actual edible candy or just the packaging. My answer usually goes that I’m technically a candy packaging collector, so I always try to separate a wrapper or box from the … Continue reading
McCormick is a brand name those of us in the United States will immediately recognize for their association with the spice isle in most grocery stores. But recently McCormick has dipped its toes into the packaged confectionery pool with a … Continue reading
During last year’s CountdownToHalloween I posted a series of images of Halloween retail store displays from 1969. I didn’t expect that post to generate as much positive buzz as it did, but that response reinforced to me just how unusual … Continue reading
For today’s “New for 2013″ post, we’re jumping to the other side of the globe to check out Nestle-Japan’s limited edition Kit Kat flavor for the 2013 Halloween season: Pumpkin Pudding!
It might be surprising to learn that, outside of the packaging itself, one of the best places to learn about historical confectionery products and marketing is through the promotional circulars published in weekend newspapers. Today, I’m going to take a … Continue reading
Count Chocula: he’s one of the edgy rock stars of the cereal mascot world and because of that I thought he was also the perfect spokesman to feature for a Countdown To Halloween post. And just to be clear; I’m … Continue reading
Always good for fun holiday releases, M&M’s doesn’t disappoint this year as they’ve brought out a brand new flavor for the Halloween season: Pumpkin Spice!