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Category Archives: Gummies
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Happy Halloween, everyone! It’s hard to believe that it’s already October 31st and the end of all the Halloween fun I’ve been having. Lots of non-site stuff to do still today, so this entry is going to be brief. And … Continue reading
Today is October 30th, which is National Candy Corn Day – so I thought it would be the perfect time to bring together an extensive look back at how Brach’s Candy Corn packaging has changed over the decades. This year … Continue reading