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A Glimpse into Halloween Candy Retail of 1953!

During last year’s CountdownToHalloween I posted a series of images of Halloween retail store displays from 1969.  I didn’t expect that post to generate as much positive buzz as it did, but that response reinforced to me just how unusual … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown: Beich’s Classic Santa Claus Candy and More!

For decades the company Beich’s, also known as Bike’s, was one of the larger confectioners on the candy landscape.  Among many long-running products, they produced Laffy Taffy, which is still produced today by the Nestle company under their Wonka brand. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Canada Day with Smarties and Necco Canada Mints!

Canada Day was yesterday, though most Canadians have the day off of work today due to the holiday, so this is for my Canadian friends on their extra day-off – I hope you’re having a great one!   While I’m getting … Continue reading

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