Tag Archives: 1960’s candy

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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Yipes! Stripes!! It’s Sour Bites!!

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.

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The $100,000 Bar – A 100 Grand History.

[Note:  For an updated look back at Nestle’s 100 Grand history, check out “50 Years of Nestle’s 100 Grand Bar History!”] According to my research, Nestle filed the trademark for the $100,000 bar way back in 1964, though some accounts … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Whoppers Packaging History!

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

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A Quick Taste of Counter-Culture Candy — Or When Social Movements Become Tasty Treats!

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

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