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A Fantastic Vintage Halloween Heide Witch Wrapper!

Back in 2013, I kicked off our Countdown to Halloween with what was, at the time, my favorite vintage Halloween wrapper; one for a Brach’s Chocolate Covered Witch.  Today, that Brach’s Witch wrapper is getting some serious competition as I … Continue reading

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Heide’s Red Hot Dollars!

Back in January I covered the Heide confectionery classic Mexican Hats, and today I’d like to share a similar look back at another Heide favorite, and one that can still be found today; Red Hot Dollars!

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Heide’s Mexican Hats!

Yesterday, I received an e-mail from a CollectingCandy.com reader named Jeff, asking me about a candy box that he’d remembered from the early 1990’s but couldn’t find any information for online.  He believed that what he was remembering was a … Continue reading

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Heide’s Chocolate Babies – A Look Back at a Forgotten Favorite!

Today I’d like to look at an old-fashioned treat that’s not easy to find these days, but one that’s had some groovy packaging along the way:  Heide’s Chocolate Babies.

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New for 2013: Starburst Candy Corn and Brach’s New Look! Plus a Big Dose of Candy Corn History!

October 30th is National Candy Corn Day — well, at least that’s what Alton Brown told me when I saw him on the Food Network last week.  Alton’s alert prompted me to do a little Google search to read up … Continue reading

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Hot Week: Cinnamon Teddy Bears!

For today’s Hot Cinnamon Week post, I wanted to cover a childhood favorite of mine: Stark’s Cinnamon Teddy Bears!

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Brach’s Boxes of the 1960’s!

Recently I posted about my success in locating a pair of 1960’s Breaker Confections boxes I’d long been searching for.  At the same time I found those I also acquired two 1960’s Brach’s candy boxes, adding to the two I’d … Continue reading

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Disneyland and Walt Disney World Souvenir Candy Wrappers and Boxes!

If you’ve ever visited a theme park, you know that souvenirs are everywhere and come in all shapes and sizes.  That’s certainly true for the Disney Parks and over the years they’ve released all manner of park-exclusive confections, with colorful … Continue reading

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Candy Corn in July!

I suppose that candy corn is a topic typically left for the Halloween season and partly because of that I thought it would be unexpected and fun to look at some vintage candy corn packaging right now in July.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Martian Hats!

For today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we’ll be going back to 1974 and the Wacky Packages Series 12 sticker, Martian Hats.

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