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Tag Archives: 1960′s candy
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
Though I don’t remember the Nestle Calypso bar, I’ve had a 1960′s wrapper in my collection for a few years and it’s pretty neat. Recently I acquired a previously-unknown 1970′s Calypso bar wrapper with a completely different design and thought … Continue reading
Just a few decades ago, a little plastic hand puppet was a popular marketing tool to capture the attention of kids. Of course this tool made its way into confectionery marketing around Halloween, and I’ve got a trio of examples … Continue reading
Today marks my third Razzles post for CollectingCandy, as it’s been quite a year of research and discovery for me on the topic. When I posted my “All About Razzles” article back on April 2nd, I thought I’d seen it … Continue reading
Today I’m going to cover a fun topic, but one that I don’t spend too much time on as a collector – vending machine insert cards. These are illustrated and typically-colorful cardboard inserts that are put in the fronts of … Continue reading
Today I’m going to cover a wonderful little product that was produced by the Beech-Nut company from the mid-1960′s likely until the early 80′s: Sour Bites.
According to my research, Nestle filed the trademark for the $100,000 bar way back in 1964, though some accounts report its nationwide launch as 1966. Whatever the exact date of its introduction was, the bar has been around nearly half … Continue reading
Whoppers malted milk balls – they’re a candy classic that’s been around in one form or another since 1939. Because they’ve been around so long, they’re a daunting topic to tackle – and the task to cover them proved to … Continue reading
I wanted to share something quick and fun today, so I came up with two pieces that reflect the counter-culture movement of the 60′s and 70′s, albeit in a small way. Hippies – what can I say? I grew up … Continue reading