Tag Archives: 1990’s candy

Easter Week 2014: The Return of Mike and Ike Easter Treats! Plus: A Little History and a Lotta Jellybeans!

Back in the early 2000’s Just Born released a special Easter edition of their Mike and Ike candies called Mike and Ike Easter Treats.  I wrote about that release here last year and always thought it was a pretty cool … Continue reading

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From out of the 1990’s – Trolli’s Gummi Trolls!

Troll dolls were invented by Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam in 1959.  Dam created his first Trolls as a way to provide affordable playthings for his daughter and once her friends saw them, word spread.  Within a few years, Trolls became … Continue reading

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Hershey’s 1992 Apple-A-Day Sweepstakes!

Back in 1992, Hershey teamed up with Apple Computer to give away 365 Mac Classic computers to lucky consumers.  Today I’m featuring a marketing circular released as part of that Apple-A-Day Sweepstakes.

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M&M/Mars’ 1993 Halloween Stars Promotional Brochure – And The Last Halloween TV special!

Back in 1993, M&M/Mars built a seasonal promotion around a group of animated characters from a television special called The Last Halloween.  Today I thought it would be fun to take a look at that brochure and maybe a little … Continue reading

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A Superhero for Sunday – Cadbury’s P.B. Jammer!

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon here in New York City.  Though it was snowing just two days ago, today it feels like Spring is on its way.   So I wanted to share something fun today, and something you can’t see … Continue reading

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LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s Treats Brochure!

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching I’ve decided to dedicate the next few days’ posts to Valentine’s-related candy.  Today, I’ll be sharing the contents of a neat little sales brochure covering LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s offerings!

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Sour Patch Kids’ New Packaging! Plus a little history…

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

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1993’s Colorific Mouth Wash Bubble Gum!

Here’s a quick post about a funky bubble gum from nearly twenty years ago.

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The Return of Lem and Mel & Cherri and Bubb!

Today I get to herald the return of a pair of Just Born treats from the early 1990’s;  Lem and Mel, and Cherri and Bubb.   After nearly two decades off the shelves these tasty treats are back, so today we’re … Continue reading

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A Fun Friday Exclusive Premiere – 1990’s Hot Heads!

Today I get to unveil another CollectingCandy.com exclusive premiere.  This is a piece of packaging for a candy item you cannot see anywhere else on the internet.   It’s a really cool cinnamon treat from the folks who brought us Air … Continue reading

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