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Monthly Archives: December 2014
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
Back in 2011-2012, M&M/Mars expanded their seasonal M&M’s offerings by adding holiday releases in standard-sized packs. Since that time, I’ve covered their Candy Corn M&M’s, M&M’s Holiday Mints, and even an array of twelve different Easter packages. While Candy Corn M&M’s have … Continue reading
Hershey bars are probably the most consistent confectionery offering to come out of the United States, especially with regard to their wrapper design. For nearly a century, a Hershey bar meant a brown paper wrapper with a silver block letter logo. And that’s still … Continue reading
After a day of holiday travel, I’m back to my native midwestern home of Nebraska and spending time with family and loved ones. While I’m here, I want to continue to share some of the neat Christmas candy goodness I’ve got … Continue reading
Kicking off our Christmas Countdown today, I’ll be showcasing the return of the Peanuts gang to some mainstream confectionery holiday offerings. I should mention that the Peanuts characters have already been featured on a series of seasonal releases from Russell … Continue reading
Over the years, I’ve received all sorts of e-mails quizzing me about the identity of some nearly forgotten candy or requesting images of a fondly missed favorite chocolate bar. It’s a fun challenge and incredibly satisfying when I’ve been able … Continue reading
Early last year, I unearthed the story of M&M/Mars 1970’s take on their competitor’s Kit Kat – a chocolate wafer bar dubbed the Snik Snak. But what I didn’t realize at the time was that Mars’ history with a Kit … Continue reading
I don’t typically cover non-USA material here on CollectingCandy.com. It’s not that I find foreign wrappers unappealing in any way. In fact, they are often some of the most ornate designs I encounter. It’s simply that it is more challenging … Continue reading
Back in the late 1960’s, the Donruss company of Memphis, Tennessee offered up a “slab bubble gum” product to consumers. Although competitors like Fleer and Topps had similar products on the market, I consider Donruss’ offering notable for its use … Continue reading