Tag Archives: 70’s candy
Jumping back to the mid-1970’s for today’s Countdown-to-Halloween post, I wanted to share a pair of vintage ads promoting Halloween treats from Nestle. Make the jump to check them out!
For today’s pre-Valentine’s Day post, I’ll be sharing a Brach’s candy salesman promotional packet created in support of their 1972 “Share a Little Love” campaign. It’s a terrific and unique look into our confectionery past and it follows up a … Continue reading
Since acquiring the files of a former Brach’s salesman earlier this year, I’ve been working to document and preserve everything he saved. Previously I’ve posted the contents of a 1971 Brach’s Halloween sales packet as well as materials related to … Continue reading
I grew up with Brach’s candy and as long as I can remember, it’s always been around. The brand and its products have found ways to thrive through countless changes in the confectionery world, which is a testament to how … Continue reading
In the 1970’s, the Pangburn Company of Fort Worth Texas created a novel bit of pop art paper craft when they came up with the cardboard packaging for their Trog-Lo-Dytes chocolates. There’s never been anything quite like it in the … Continue reading
Early last year I published a piece on the souvenir candy packaging that is often available at Disney theme parks. It was a lot of fun showcasing the pieces I had for that and it reminded me that there has … Continue reading
The Mentos brand falls along the outer edge of the core confectionery category that I usually cover here on the site. In most cases it’s more mint than candy, though sometimes it is a fruit-flavored chew and hence more typically … Continue reading
Today we’re looking back at a bar first released in 1971 under the Heath brand and whose initial marketing push became intimately tied to fierce linebacker and NFL legend, Dick Butkus. Let’s take a look at the Heath Super Crunch!
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