Tag Archives: 2000′s

M&M’s Dulce de Leche Caramel!

By the late 1990′s and early 2000′s, marketers had become well aware of the importance of the growing Hispanic population in the United States.  One of the ways the confectionery business began flirting with this market was by incorporating traditionally … Continue reading

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7-Eleven’s Slurpee-Infused Gum Lineup from 2003!

Over the last two days I’ve covered the topics of 7-Eleven’s recent name brand private label releases as well as their launch of Slurpee-branded gum in the late 1990′s.  Today I’m rounding out the 7-Eleven theme by presenting a great … Continue reading

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Cadbury of Canada’s Digimon Candy!

Back in 2000-2001, Cadbury of Canada released a set of Digimon-themed Caramilk bars, featuring twelve different wrappers.  Though barely a decade old, I could find no reference to this release or images of these wrappers online.  Time to remedy that, … Continue reading

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All About Razzles – First it’s a candy, then it’s a gum!

What can you say about Razzles?  As it turns out, quite a lot. I don’t recall what my earliest memory of Razzles was, only that they seemed to be ever present in the tapestry of my confectionery youth.

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Stale Old Candy – It’s Not Trash – It’s Treasure!

I am a vintage candy packaging collector, but beyond that, I’ve also long been buying and collecting current candy packaging, too.  It’s all a part of putting the older pieces into historical perspective.  In five years all of the stuff … Continue reading

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A topic for a Tuesday – Take 5 from Hershey.

First released in 2005, Hershey’s Take 5 bar was quite a different bar for Hershey.  Incorporating a great mix of ingredients, most notably a pretzel base, it’s been a favorite of mine ever since. Relatively young in terms of collecting … Continue reading

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