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Category Archives: 1950′s
This year in 2013, JustBorn’s Peeps are celebrating their 60th Anniversary, but back in 2003 they marked half-a-century with a big 50th Birthday celebration. One of the neat Peeps items in my collection from this period is a 50th Anniversary … Continue reading
Back in January I covered the Heide confectionery classic Mexican Hats, and today I’d like to share a similar look back at another Heide favorite, and one that can still be found today; Red Hot Dollars!
As I mentioned yesterday, on February 6th 2012, CollectingCandy.com officially launched. To celebrate this first birthday, I’ve gone back over the site’s 293 entries posted so far and have selected fifteen of my favorites to highlight and discuss. Let’s get … Continue reading
For today’s post, I’m going to share my collection of vintage wrappers from Boyer, a company best-known for their classic Mallo Cup. I’ve got a great range of historical Mallo Cup wrappers to show you as well as a few … Continue reading
Since 2009, I’ve had an annual tradition of taking a look back at my hobby by assembling a collage of some of my favorite pieces from the previous twelve months. I’ve been sharing those collages on Flickr and today I’d … Continue reading
For decades the company Beich’s, also known as Bike’s, was one of the larger confectioners on the candy landscape. Among many long-running products, they produced Laffy Taffy, which is still produced today by the Nestle company under their Wonka brand. … Continue reading
Hello, everyone! I’d intended to start my Christmas Countdown on Monday when I’d first arrived back in Nebraska for the holidays, but I didn’t. As things go, I’ve been entirely caught up with spending time with family. Which I think … Continue reading
Milk Duds is a confectionery classic that was first sold in 1926 by the Holloway company of Chicago. It’s a pretty simple bit of candy as so many classics are; a chewy nugget of caramel surrounded by a tasty chocolatey … Continue reading
Hi everyone. If you were ever curious about the behind-the-scenes back story of CollectingCandy.com beyond the blurb on my About page, I’ve got just the post for you. Thanks to writer Dan Slotnick and photographer Brad Horrigan, I was the … Continue reading
It’s always fun for me to discover some piece of candy history that I was never aware of before – and such was the case with Hershey’s M&M’s-like product, Hershey-ets.