Category Archives: Gummies

Happy Hanukkah With Paskesz Kosher Candy and More!

Hanukkah began on Sunday night earlier this week and it is a holiday I’ve been wanting to acknowledge here on CollectingCandy.com for some time.  I’ve finally gathered up enough fun Hanukkah-related candy items to share, so make the jump to … Continue reading

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New for 2015: A New Halloween Ring Pop Package Design!

Happy Halloween!! One of the candy brands that tends to always provide specialty seasonal releases is Topps/Bazooka’s Ring Pop.  This year is no different, with the added bonus of an entirely new look for their Halloween Ring Pop big multi-bag … Continue reading

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The Colorful Characters of Shari Candies!

I’ve written before about my appreciation of private label or store brand candy packaging and how it offers all manner of variety in what could otherwise be a fairly repetitive category.  Oftentimes, private label candy packaging is simply the name … Continue reading

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Australia’s Starburst Gummies & More!

As a candy enthusiast, historian and collector, I love finding unusual product or flavor extensions of candy brands I already know well.  There’s just something especially compelling about that familiar logo matched up with unfamiliar elements that makes up a … Continue reading

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Sweetarts Easter Candy and More From the 1990’s!

Happy Easter, everyone!  To mark today’s holiday, I’ve opened my archives and dug back to the 1990’s for a wonderful set of Sweetarts Easter promotional sales materials.  These feature a surprisingly diverse and delightful array of Easter product under the Sweetarts … Continue reading

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An Array of New Soda-Flavored Confections! Plus Some History on the Love of Cola Candy!

I’ve always enjoyed when confection crosses over with another category of product and even when the mix doesn’t quite work, it can still be a notable experience.   This is definitely true when soft drinks lend their flavors and branding to … Continue reading

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For Snowpocalypse 2015 – Snowman Wrappers!

Yesterday, the northeast United States braced for what threatened to be an unprecedented belting of snow and wind.  Here in New York City traffic was halted, mass transit was suspended, schools were closed and grocery stores were raided by consumers … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Wrapper Array for Wonka’s Randoms Gummies!

Nestle-Wonka introduced their Randoms gummies product to the USA marketplace early last year.  The concept was simple and appealing: the shapes and assortment of the gummy candies in each package would be “random” creating an “endless gummy variety”.   If you’ve … Continue reading

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It’s So Nice! A Walgreens Private Label Candy Update!

Today I’m going to revisit a topic I first covered back in March of 2013 – the candy products from Walgreens’ Nice! private label line. Not long after that initial post, I followed it up with a piece on Walgreens’ … Continue reading

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IGA Grocery Stores’ Private Label Confectionery Offerings!

Over the past couple years I’ve touched upon my growing fascination with private label or “store branded” candy offerings, first with Walgreens’ Nice line and later on with 7-Eleven’s own “Select” confectionery products. Store brand packaging is the kind of … Continue reading

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