Hanukkah began on Sunday night earlier this week and it is a holiday I’ve been wanting to acknowledge here on CollectingCandy.com for some time. I’ve finally gathered up enough fun Hanukkah-related candy items to share, so make the jump to check them out! Continue reading
Now that our Halloween coverage for 2015 has ended (so very sad), it’s time to kick into the Fall! And while I like to hold most of my dedicated Christmas coverage until December, I thought today’s content was a perfect bridge and a prelude of things to come. And boy is it a good one because today I get to share the entire contents of Brach’s 1953 Fall and Christmas candy sales catalog. Make the jump to check it out!
One of the candy brands that tends to always provide specialty seasonal releases is Topps/Bazooka’s Ring Pop. This year is no different, with the added bonus of an entirely new look for their Halloween Ring Pop big multi-bag packages. Make the jump to check it out!
As part of the ongoing Kickstarter campaign for Zombie Mouth Bubblegum, today I created a video incorporating over 400 Halloween candy images from the CollectingCandy.com archives that display in a seizure-inducing, Technicolor rapid-fire period of four minutes. Make the jump to check it out!
Every year, the Halloween season sees the big guys delivering all manner of specially-branded items or repackaged editions of their main line products , but today I thought I’d look at a selection of seasonal releases from a pair of lesser-known but still well-established candy makers: Astor Chocolate and Hammond’s. Make the jump to check them out!
Sweetarts have been a Halloween staple since the 1960’s and at least as early as the 1990’s the brand has delivered a special seasonal Skulls & Bones edition. Make the jump to see how they looked then and how they look today!
For Halloween this year, Mars came up with a pair of terrific seasonal editions of two of their all-year-round products: 3 Musketeers and Snickers Xtreme, re-branding them as Muskefears and Snickers XScream. These are two of my favorites from 2015’s new introductions, so make the jump to check them out!
I’ve enjoyed highlighting some of the Halloween-themed M&M’s packs released over the last few years, from theater boxes, to candy corn packs and design evolutions. Today, I’m going to head to the other side of the globe for a set of Halloween-themed M&M’s packages from Taiwan. Make the jump to check them out!
Though I haven’t written much about them here, Cost Plus World Market carries a wonderful breadth and depth of candy products at their stores. [Note: I have devoted an episode of The Candy Geek to a visit to Cost Plus’ wonderful candy section.] Not only does World Market carry a great selection of “retro” candy but they also have a nice array of imported treats. What I didn’t expect out of World Market was that they’d put out a pair of cool, fully-licensed Universal Monsters chocolate bars. Make the jump to check them out!