Category Archives: Canadian

Celebrating Chinese New Year 2014! The Year of the Horse!

Today is January 31st, 2014 – so here on CollectingCandy.com we want to recognize the celebration of the Chinese New Year!  For those that don’t know, in the 12-year cycle of animals that make up the Chinese Zodiac, today marks … Continue reading

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Candy, Count Chocula and Halloween (Oh My!)

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

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Candy-Alert!! — Hershey’s Rally Bar Returns!

I’m excited to announce that Hershey’s classic 1970’s Rally bar has returned to shelves across the nation!  Because of this unexpected-and-groovy news, I’m preempting the start of our Halloween Countdown coverage today to look back at the history of the … Continue reading

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Hot Week: Digging Hot Tamales Through the Decades!

For the final day of Cinnamon Hot Week, I wanted to dig deep into a brand that has always been a favorite of mine, Just Born’s Hot Tamales! This will be the final post in our week-long coverage of all … Continue reading

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NBA Finals Game 7 Tonight – NBA-Related Candy Today!

It’s Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals and tonight the San Antonio Spurs or the Miami Heat will  come away with an NBA championship.  In recognition of that, I selected a number of NBA-related candy packages from my collection … Continue reading

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Woolworth’s Branded Chocolate Bars from Canada!

Several times here on this site I’ve reminisced about visiting my hometown Woolworth’s store while growing up and how those are some of my most vivid childhood candy memories.  I even dedicated a post to my love of Woolworth’s and … Continue reading

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Stop! Candy Time!

Just a one-off for today, folks.  This one comes from mid-60’s Canada and the Neilson candy company.  It’s Neilson’s Candy Time bar.

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The Sidekick and the Fast Break – A Dual-Identity Bar!

Though “the Sidekick and the Fast Break” may sound like the title of a 1980’s buddy film, it actually represents  the two names under which a single bar was launched just over a decade ago.

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Top Secret! When Hershey of Canada let Consumers Name a Bar!

Checking my files and my memories of various candy promotions, I can’t recall any instance of a major candy company letting consumers vie for a chance to name a bar.  But sometime around the year 2000, that’s just what Hershey … Continue reading

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A Superhero for Sunday – Cadbury’s P.B. Jammer!

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon here in New York City.  Though it was snowing just two days ago, today it feels like Spring is on its way.   So I wanted to share something fun today, and something you can’t see … Continue reading

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