Monthly Archives: January 2013
Cadbury of Canada’s Digimon Candy!
Back in 2000-2001, Cadbury of Canada released a set of Digimon-themed Caramilk bars, featuring twelve different wrappers. Though barely a decade old, I could find no reference to this release or images of these wrappers online. Time to remedy that, … Continue reading
All Your King Size Hershey are Belong to Us!
Last month I detailed my quest to track down and collect all of the current Hershey family King Size bar wrappers. Over the course of the following weeks, and trips through half-a-dozen states, I think I’ve picked up all of … Continue reading
A Fun one for Friday: Rowntree’s 1970’s TEX bar!
Back in March of last year, I wrote about Rowntree UK’s nostalgic 70’s favorite, the Texan bar. What I didn’t know at the time was that around that same period in Rowntree’s history, their South African branch produced a different … Continue reading
My Year in Collecting: 2012!
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
Wacky Wednesdays – Not Goodie!
It’s been a month since our last Wacky Wednesdays column, so I’m excited to bring you our first installment for 2013. From the just-released Wacky Packages Old School series 4 comes a parody of the classic Pearson’s Nut Goodie – … Continue reading
Candilicious – A 1980’s Fruit-Chew-Cousin to Bubblicious!
Back in 1988 Warner-Lambert, the company that created Bubblicious bubble gum a decade earlier, released Candilicious. A fruit chew confection that I’m guessing was similar to Starburst, Candilicious featured colorful packaging and a name/logo combination that was clearly inspired by … Continue reading
New Zombie Candy from New Zealand!
I returned to New York last night after spending nearly three weeks away visiting friends and family for the holidays. While away I had planned to post regularly to this site, but I have to admit that it was tough … Continue reading
Happy New Year 2013!! Our First CollectingCandy.com Video!
It’s New Year’s Eve and I thought it was a good time to mix it up a bit with a video greeting. I hope to incorporate video content to the site in 2013, where it will allow me to present … Continue reading