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Tag Archives: 70′s
Today marks CollectingCandy.com’s second anniversary (launched on February 6th, 2012 with our Retrospective of Big League Chew) – and it’s also our 450th post! With so much to celebrate, we wanted to bring you a great feature as well as … Continue reading
As a candy marketing enthusiast, one of the fun things for me to look back on are the old TV commercials for candy products. There’s no shortage of these wonderful commercials on spots like YouTube – a place where I’ve … Continue reading
Continuing this week with fun posts acknowledging CollectingCandy.com’s two-year anniversary, today we’re presenting a photo spread of unopened Bubble Yum bubblegum packs from the 1970′s! Unlike yesterday, today’s post will be light on historical facts as this is a topic … Continue reading
One of the more clever uses of cellophane in candy packaging had to be when confectioners started utilizing the protective wrapping as a kind of catch-all canvas for lollipops. By printing up a custom cellophane wrap, they could turn that … Continue reading
While coming up with a vintage Halloween candy item to cover today, I recalled a fun piece of Topps bubble gum packaging that I picked up recently known as a “door-knobber”. In the process of researching the origins of that … Continue reading
During the initial two days of Cinnamon Hot Week I looked at unusual items from the 1960′s and the 1990′s – so today I’m hitting the 1970′s with a dynamite-yet-mysterious release from Topps Chewing Gum: Bazooka Hot Bubble Gum!
It’s been a couple of weeks since I last pulled something from the 1970′s archives to share, so today I’m presenting a Wonka treat you’ve likely never seen before: Tangy Bloops Super Sour Candy!
Welcome back to part two in our three day Maximum Marathon coverage! Today we’re going to focus our gaze upon the clever series of 1970′s television commercials that were created to promote the Marathon bar as well as the square-jawed … Continue reading
This week I’m returning to one of my favorite brands with a series of three posts dedicated to the topic of the 1970′s classic Mars Marathon bar. Today we’re going to take a look at the various evolutions of Marathon’s … Continue reading
Today I’m going to share a collection of nineteen promotional images created for the Leaf company’s vending trade, likely during the early 1970′s. I mentioned these in my 300th post behind-the-scenes video and as I stated there, these were probably … Continue reading