Category Archives: Topps

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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Merry Christmas with Vintage Santa Claus Wrappers!

For those out there that celebrate it; Merry Christmas!  And for everyone else, Happy Holidays and end-of-year wishes from CollectingCandy.com! My main priority this week has been my friends and family so I haven’t had much time to devote to … Continue reading

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Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask Bubblegum Box!

Today I want to jump back a half-a-century ago to share a look at a wonderful piece of Halloween confectionery packaging from the Topps company. Make the jump and enjoy Topps’ 1960’s Bazooka Halloween Mask bubblegum box!

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My Year in Collecting: 2013!

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

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Wacky Wednesdays – Whatchamakillit!

I thought it would be fun to present another Wacky Wednesdays post, this time focusing on a contemporary candy bar offering.  So I called upon the most recent Wacky Packages series and found a great title that is a parody … Continue reading

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A Bazooka Bubblegum-Flavored Chocolate Bar?!? It’s Real!

As an enthusiast of confectionery brand-oddities, I love finding flavor spinoffs and unusual food crossovers.  I recently became aware of one I never thought I’d see, a Bazooka bubblegum-flavored chocolate bar.  Well, to be clear this is a Bazooka bubblegum-flavored … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Regal Clown Cherry Bombs!

It’s been quite a while since I last did a Wacky Wednesdays column here on the site but a recent find meant that it was time.  After searching for several years for a Regal Crown Sour Cherry wrapper, the basis … Continue reading

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From 1972: Topps’ 250-Piece Bubble Gum Haunted House “Door-Knobber” Halloween Package!

While coming up with a vintage Halloween candy item to cover today, I recalled a fun piece of Topps bubble gum packaging that I picked up recently known as a “door-knobber”.  In the process of researching the origins of that … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Halloween Ring Pop Minis and More!

This year Topps/Bazooka introduced a new product extension for the season, Halloween Ring Pop Minis!  Today I’ll be looking at those as well as the other Halloween Ring Pop goodies that I’ve picked up these last few years.

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Hot Week: Bazooka Hot Bubble Gum from 1973!

During the initial two days of Cinnamon Hot Week I looked at unusual items from the 1960’s and the 1990’s – so today I’m hitting the 1970’s with a dynamite-yet-mysterious release from Topps Chewing Gum:  Bazooka Hot Bubble Gum!

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