Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mars Celebrates 20-Years in Russia! And How I Got My Piece of the Berlin Wall.

From 2011-12 the Mars company celebrated 20 years of selling their products in Russia by releasing bars with special commemorative wrappers.  I recently acquired a variety of these and thought they’d be fun to discuss, while also sharing some personal … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Petrified Mummy’s!

It’s been a few weeks since our last installment of Wacky Wednesdays as there were a few other priorities that made in into the Wednesday slot recently.  So I’d like to welcome the column back with an offering from Wacky … Continue reading

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Candy Care Package from Germany!

As a candy collector, it’s fun to pick up the things you can’t get locally, and it’s especially fun when those things come from overseas. Though there is a rich and wonderful world of international confections to sample and consume, … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Forgotten Cristy Bar!

One of my favorite things to write about and share here on CollectingCandy.com are the forgotten and lost stories of candy history that I’ve been lucky enough to uncover.  Today I’m going to share the tale of a bar that … Continue reading

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Vintage Leaf Vending Promo Photos!

Today I’m going to share a collection of nineteen promotional images created for the Leaf company’s vending trade, likely during the early 1970’s. I mentioned these in my 300th post behind-the-scenes video and as I stated there, these were probably … Continue reading

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An Angry Birds Fruit Gummies Timeline/Checklist!

After these last couple days of Angry Birds related coverage, I wanted to bring it all together for a fun checklist/timeline.   That’s why I’m following up my Angry Birds Star Wars post with a second post on the same day. … Continue reading

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Angry Birds Star Wars Fruit Gummies and Exploding Candy!

Hot on the heels of the release of Angry Birds Fruit Gummies Second Edition comes Angry Birds Star Wars. While I wasn’t too surprised to see the new “Second Edition” expansion of the Angry Birds Fruit Gummies lineup, these were … Continue reading

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