Monthly Archives: November 2012

Peter Paul’s “No Jelly” – An oddly-named offering from the 70′s.

Back in 1972 the Peter Paul company, best known for their Mounds and Almond Joy offerings, released a bar to the market named for what it didn’t include rather than what it did.  The No Jelly bar.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Clunky!

Howdy everybody and welcome back to another edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  Today’s entry comes from 1974′s Wacky Packages series 10 and is a parody of the Chunky bar called Clunky.

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M&M’s Mint Chocolate – Collect all Six Packs – New for 2012!!

Last month I documented the assortment of six different Candy Corn M&M’s packs released for Halloween.  Today I’m going to share the six different limited edition Mint Chocolate M&M’s packs released for Christmas 2012.

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M&M/Mars’ 1980 Star Trek Action Fleet!

Today I’m going to continue the Star Trek theme by going back to the decade before The Next Generation. In 1979, Paramount Pictures released Star Trek: The Motion Picture to movie theaters.  Quite a lot of Star Trek licensing and … Continue reading

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Star Trek The Next Generation Chocolate Bars and More!

Back in September, I posted about the 1970′s UK Nestle bars based on the Star Trek Animated Series.  It shouldn’t be a surprise that the licensing behemoth of Star Trek produced other confectionery offerings along the way and today I’m … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from CollectingCandy.com!

To all of CollectingCandy.com’s readers that celebrate it; Happy Thanksgiving!  Today I’ll be sharing the only candy wrapper I could find created specifically for Thanksgiving – a holiday not known for store-bought candy.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Mr. Goodbye!

Hello everyone and welcome to our Thanksgiving-Eve edition of Wacky Wednesdays.  Today we will be looking at a sticker from 1974′s Wacky Packages Series 7 — Mr. Goodbye.

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A Candy Bar for Cowboys: Goetze’s Outlaw!

Today I’m going to take a look at a bar from Goetze’s, a company best-known for their Caramel Creams and Cow Tales.  It’s one you probably aren’t familiar with as it only had a brief run in the mid-1980′s: It’s … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Confection – Harmon’s Flavored Toothpix!

Today I’m going to step a little sideways and cover a topic of confection that is just on the edge of candy – Harmon’s flavored toothpix.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Badzooka!

Welcome back to another fun edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  Today we’ll be taking a look at a Wacky Packages sticker from 1974′s Series 10 – Badzooka!

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