Tag Archives: 1960’s candy

From the Kraft Candy Kitchens of 1962 – Treat Boxes!

I recently had the opportunity to take possession of a really neat group of unused vintage product packaging, all from the 1962-1963 period.  Originally saved by a salesman from the Marathon printing company, they were used to showcase the kinds … Continue reading

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Brach’s Halloween Ads from the 1960’s!

Today we’re going to jump back in time to take a look at a trio of neat 1960’s Halloween magazine ads for Brach’s candies.

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Hot Week: PEZ Hot Cinnamon Candy from the 1960’s!

Our first Cinnamon Hot Week posting is a wild one as it features a cinnamon hot flavor of a candy I never would have expected and had never heard of until recently:  Hot Cinnamon Pez!

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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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Breaker Confections’ 5-Cent Window Boxes from 1963!!

Breaker Confections is a name that you might not know, although you’ll certainly recognize some of their more successful creations like Bottle Caps, Tart N Tinys and Everlasting Gobstoppers.   The company name was retired when it became a part of … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Forgotten Cristy Bar!

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

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Nestle’s Calypso Bar!

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

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Halloween Hand-Puppet Packs of the 60’s and 70’s!

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

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The Original Razzles – Discovered!!

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

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The Colorful and Wacky World of Candy Machine Insert Cards!

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

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