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- Mentos – Then-and-Now and Around-the-World!
- The Wombles! Cadbury’s Groovy 1970′s Chocolate Bars!
- Heath’s 1970′s Super Crunch with NFL Hall-of-Famer Dick Butkus!
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Tag Archives: 1970′s candy
The Mentos brand falls along the outer edge of the core confectionery category that I usually cover here on the site. In most cases it’s more mint than candy, though sometimes it is a fruit-flavored chew and hence more typically … Continue reading
Today I’m taking a look at a series of wrappers released by Cadbury UK in the early-1970′s which featured characters from the classic children’s television show, The Wombles.
Today we’re looking back at a bar first released in 1971 under the Heath brand and whose initial marketing push became intimately tied to fierce linebacker and NFL legend, Dick Butkus. Let’s take a look at the Heath Super Crunch!
Continuing this week with fun posts acknowledging CollectingCandy.com’s two-year anniversary, today we’re presenting a photo spread of unopened Bubble Yum bubblegum packs from the 1970′s! Unlike yesterday, today’s post will be light on historical facts as this is a topic … Continue reading
One of the more clever uses of cellophane in candy packaging had to be when confectioners started utilizing the protective wrapping as a kind of catch-all canvas for lollipops. By printing up a custom cellophane wrap, they could turn that … Continue reading
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