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Tag Archives: 1970′s candy
Today the BBC celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the classic television show Doctor Who. Like countless others around the globe, I’ll be sitting down the join the Doctor(s) for what I hope will be one of his greatest adventures yet. … Continue reading
I’m excited to announce that Hershey’s classic 1970′s Rally bar has returned to shelves across the nation! Because of this unexpected-and-groovy news, I’m preempting the start of our Halloween Countdown coverage today to look back at the history of the … Continue reading
It’s been a couple of weeks since I last pulled something from the 1970′s archives to share, so today I’m presenting a Wonka treat you’ve likely never seen before: Tangy Bloops Super Sour Candy!
There are countless mysteries and forgotten favorites in the world of candy and I’ve had the pleasure of documenting many of them right here on this site. It’s always a thrill to discover these lost treats and fun to … Continue reading
During a recent candy hunt to a dollar store, I came across a box for “Original Snaps”, a classic treat from the American Licorice Company. I realized that this was the same company that had been making Snaps for decades … Continue reading
Last year I posted about a piece I was delighted to discover from 1970′s Fleer called Big Pucker. Some months later I would find a mention of its predecessor Little Puckers in an old trade magazine. But I didn’t know … Continue reading
Man of Steel, the latest cinematic interpretation of DC Comics’ Superman premiered at #1 in theaters over this past weekend. It made me realize this would be a great time to do a Superman-related post. So today I’d like to … Continue reading
Several times here on this site I’ve reminisced about visiting my hometown Woolworth’s store while growing up and how those are some of my most vivid childhood candy memories. I even dedicated a post to my love of Woolworth’s and … Continue reading
Back in the early 1970′s, the M&M/Mars company took a stab at replicating some of the new found success of rival Hershey’s Kit Kat bar by introducing something that looked and sounded pretty familiar, the Snik Snak. Since first discovering … Continue reading
Today I’m jumping all the way back to 1972 and an offering from Beich’s [Say "Bikes"], a company best known for their seasonal offerings and of course their taffy. Now let’s take a look at their distinctive Dipsy Doodle bar.