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Tag Archives: 1980′s candy
I’m back in Nebraska this weekend helping celebrate my Niece’s High School Graduation so I’ve just got a short post for today. But it’s a fun one as we look at a flashy Super Mario Brothers bar wrapper from way … Continue reading
In the wake of the huge success that was Nerds, the Willy Wonka company attempted a number of similar follow-ups. One such treat was Willy Wonka’s Rinky Dinks, tiny jawbreakers with printed faces served up in a three-flavor, compartmentalized box.
Today I’d like to talk about a bar that’s been around at least 40 years. It’s a classic treat with a name that will certainly be familiar to those of you who grew up on the West Coast; Annabelle’s Big … Continue reading
Yesterday, I received an e-mail from a CollectingCandy.com reader named Jeff, asking me about a candy box that he’d remembered from the early 1990′s but couldn’t find any information for online. He believed that what he was remembering was a … Continue reading
Back in March of last year, I wrote about Rowntree UK’s nostalgic 70′s favorite, the Texan bar. What I didn’t know at the time was that around that same period in Rowntree’s history, their South African branch produced a different … Continue reading
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s December 25th – Christmas Day – so I wanted to share something a bit different and hopefully a bit special with you. For today’s topic, I picked my Hershey Holiday Gift catalog from … Continue reading
Today I’m taking a crack at a big-time favorite among many of my readers – Sour Patch Kids. I’d previously touched upon Sour Patch for my Halloween post on Sour Patch Zombie Kids (awesome bit of packaging there). My reason … Continue reading
Today I’m going to take a look at a bar from Goetze’s, a company best-known for their Caramel Creams and Cow Tales. It’s one you probably aren’t familiar with as it only had a brief run in the mid-1980′s: It’s … Continue reading
Here’s one I didn’t really recall, even though I must have certainly seen it when it was out. Clark’s Alligator Eggs were on shelves in the early 1980′s, and today I will share a look at a box for these … Continue reading
Ah, Mr. T and his Gold Chain bubble gum. I don’t have much to say about this that hasn’t already been said. But having recently acquired a pack, I thought it warranted a dedicated post.