Monthly Archives: July 2012

Razzles: Revised and Revisited!

One of the things I’ve often stated here on the site is that I love how collecting candy is always providing new discoveries.  In the spirit of that, today’s article is about a pair of recent surprises related to one … Continue reading

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A Weird One for Monday: Cadbury’s Sour Beaner!

I love tracking down the oddball candy wrapper you can’t see anywhere else and sharing it here on the site. With that in mind, today is a good day, bcause today I get to share a wrapper for a treat … Continue reading

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Unexpected Saturday Adventure: How a broken elbow led me to the London Candy Company!

It was an overcast, occasionally-rainy Saturday in New York City this weekend.  You might say it was very London-like.  Due to this, my girlfriend and I decided to stay in, check out the Olympics for a while, watch a bad … Continue reading

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2012 London Olympics – CollectingCandy-style!

The 2012 London Summer Olympics officially kicked-off today after a wonderful opening ceremonies yesterday.  I had a great time watching the ceremonies on television, and realized it was the perfect time to devote a post here to these Olympics. The … Continue reading

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It’s a Feline-Featured Friday with a Pink Panther Post!

You might be surprised to learn that the Pink Panther has adorned a number of candy packages over the years.   As a licensed character, the Pink Panther is no Mickey Mouse, and yet he manages to get around.  So let … Continue reading

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My Dream Auction – Willy Wonka’s Cinematic Treasures and More!

Today is a wonderfully different kind of post for CollectingCandy.com, because it’s about an auction.  But not just any auction or any ordinary auction-offerings – this is the magical stuff that a candy collector’s dreams are made of – and … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – BB Brats!

For this week’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays we’ll be covering an entry from 2011’s Wacky Packages Old School series 2 – BB Brats.

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From the 80’s: Topps Video Arcade Gum!

Released in the mid-1980’s, Topps Video Arcade Gum are the earliest examples of a candy container designed to look like a piece of gaming hardware.

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Candy Corn in July!

I suppose that candy corn is a topic typically left for the Halloween season and partly because of that I thought it would be unexpected and fun to look at some vintage candy corn packaging right now in July.

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Fleer’s Little Zitts – A CollectingCandy.com Exclusive!

Today, I have the pleasure of sharing a piece of candy packaging history you can’t see or read about anywhere else on the internet – it’s a CollectingCandy.com exclusive world premiere. I don’t remember this product from my own youth, … Continue reading

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