About

About the site:

CollectingCandy.com’s mission is the celebration of candy packaging, candy marketing, candy history and the people behind it all.

Our goal is to present exclusive coverage composed of short daily blog entries, while regularly offering in-depth looks into specific brands and categories through longer features.   Expect to see images of packaging and learn details of candy history you won’t find anywhere else.

CollectingCandy.com also hopes to shine an entertaining and positive light on the unknown stories and colorful personalities behind some of candy’s well-known brands and forgotten favorites.

For representative examples of CollectingCandy.com’s content, check out our one-year anniversary post.

 About the Author:

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Jason Liebig is a New York City based writer, editor, producer, and actor.  After spending much of the 1990′s in the comic book business, most notably as an editor for Marvel Comics’ X-Men, he has since split his time between developing  his own properties while still consulting and working on others.

Having been described as “the Indiana Jones of lost and forgotten candy”, Jason is one of the country’s premier candy collectors and historians with his discoveries appearing in countless blogs, magazines, newspaper articles, and books.   Always happy to share his knowledge and unique perspectives on this colorful part of our popular culture,  Jason has consulted with New York’s Museum of Food and Drink and has also been a featured  guest on Food Network’s Heavyweights, France’s M6 Capital, and New York’s TheActionRoom.com.  A profile of Jason and his work with CollectingCandy.com can be found on Salon.com Wrapper’s Delight and the original article on Narrative.ly.

5 Responses to About

  1. Thomas Webb says:

    I’m so excited about this site! Congrats Jason and thanks for being you!

  2. Tony Wolf says:

    Go Jason! This is terrific. Well done and clearly a labor of love.

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  4. Nikki says:

    Love your site! Amazing idea. Will be following :)

  5. Lep says:

    I love your blog!

    I really like looking at all the pictures you’ve collected to post, and the effort you put in your posts. Thanks for this trip down memory lane, and all of the new things to discover!!!

    Keep it up. I will definitely come back for more!

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