Tag Archives: 60′s candy

From the Kraft Candy Kitchens of 1962 – Treat Boxes!

I recently had the opportunity to take possession of a really neat group of unused vintage product packaging, all from the 1962-1963 period.  Originally saved by a salesman from the Marathon printing company, they were used to showcase the kinds … Continue reading

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Hot Week: Willy Wonka’s Everlasting Hot Gobstoppers!!

Welcome back to the second day of our Cinnamon Hot Week!  Today we’ll be shining a delicious light on a treat from the early 1990′s; Willy Wonka’s Everlasting HOT Gobstoppers!

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Hot Week: PEZ Hot Cinnamon Candy from the 1960′s!

Our first Cinnamon Hot Week posting is a wild one as it features a cinnamon hot flavor of a candy I never would have expected and had never heard of until recently:  Hot Cinnamon Pez!

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Brach’s Boxes of the 1960′s!

Recently I posted about my success in locating a pair of 1960′s Breaker Confections boxes I’d long been searching for.  At the same time I found those I also acquired two 1960′s Brach’s candy boxes, adding to the two I’d … Continue reading

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Breaker Confections’ 5-Cent Window Boxes from 1963!!

Breaker Confections is a name that you might not know, although you’ll certainly recognize some of their more successful creations like Bottle Caps, Tart N Tinys and Everlasting Gobstoppers.   The company name was retired when it became a part of … Continue reading

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Nestle’s Calypso Bar!

Though I don’t remember the Nestle Calypso bar, I’ve had a 1960′s wrapper in my collection for a few years and it’s pretty neat.  Recently I acquired a previously-unknown 1970′s Calypso bar wrapper with a completely different design and thought … 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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The Original Razzles – Discovered!!

Today marks my third Razzles post for CollectingCandy, as it’s been quite a year of research and discovery for me on the topic.   When I posted my “All About Razzles” article back on April 2nd, I thought I’d seen it … Continue reading

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Yipes! Stripes!! It’s Sour Bites!!

Today I’m going to cover a wonderful little product that was produced by the Beech-Nut company from the mid-1960′s likely until the early 80′s:  Sour Bites.

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The $100,000 Bar – A 100 Grand History.

[Note:  For an updated look back at Nestle's 100 Grand history, check out "50 Years of Nestle's 100 Grand Bar History!"] According to my research, Nestle filed the trademark for the $100,000 bar way back in 1964, though some accounts … Continue reading

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