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- Heath’s 1970′s Super Crunch with NFL Hall-of-Famer Dick Butkus!
- The Return of A&W and Hawaiian Punch gum! Plus: The Secret History of Hawaiian Punch Candy!
- Now in Stores: Orange Creamsicle-Flavored Skittles & Mike and Ikes!
- Happy Valentine’s Day with Necco’s “Hot Hearts vs. Cool Hearts” and More!
- A Variety of Valentine Wrapper Redesigns for 2014!
- Russell Stover’s Rich Variety of Valentine’s Hearts!
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Category Archives: 1980′s
Today we’re looking back at a bar first released in 1971 under the Heath brand and whose initial marketing push became intimately tied to fierce linebacker and NFL legend, Dick Butkus. Let’s take a look at the Heath Super Crunch!
Starting just over a year ago, Wrigley began introducing new beverage-inspired flavors to it’s Hubba Bubba lineup. The first two to land in stores were Hubba Bubba Dr. Pepper and Hubba Bubba Orange Crush. Now arriving early in 2014 are … Continue reading
Though it arrives a few weeks later than I’d planned this year, I still wanted to squeeze in my annual “Year in Collecting” post. This year-in-review is something I started doing back in 2009 over on Flickr while continuing the … Continue reading
Today marks CollectingCandy.com’s second anniversary (launched on February 6th, 2012 with our Retrospective of Big League Chew) – and it’s also our 450th post! With so much to celebrate, we wanted to bring you a great feature as well as … Continue reading
Today is the beginning of our week-long two-year anniversary celebration for CollectingCandy.com – where each day we hope to share an extra-special post – culminating on Thursday, February 6th – when the site turns two. Kicking off our celebratory week … Continue reading
The history of confection is rich with brands that have had the briefest flashes of life and others that have withstood the test of time. But even some stalwarts of the candy isle that stuck around for generations eventually fade … Continue reading
Today the BBC celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the classic television show Doctor Who. Like countless others around the globe, I’ll be sitting down the join the Doctor(s) for what I hope will be one of his greatest adventures yet. … Continue reading
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
October 30th is National Candy Corn Day — well, at least that’s what Alton Brown told me when I saw him on the Food Network last week. Alton’s alert prompted me to do a little Google search to read up … Continue reading
Today we’re going back to the 1980′s and taking a look at the contents of a Halloween candy trade ad from the Howard B. Stark company. We’ll also be catching a glimpse of some seriously spooky decades-old unopened Stark candy!