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Tag Archives: 80′s candy
I’m back in Nebraska this weekend helping celebrate my Niece’s High School Graduation so I’ve just got a short post for today. But it’s a fun one as we look at a flashy Super Mario Brothers bar wrapper from way … Continue reading
In the wake of the huge success that was Nerds, the Willy Wonka company attempted a number of similar follow-ups. One such treat was Willy Wonka’s Rinky Dinks, tiny jawbreakers with printed faces served up in a three-flavor, compartmentalized box.
Just under a year ago here on CollectingCandy.com, I posted my first look back at the Snickers Munch bar. At the time I had uncovered six unique wrapper designs across the four decade lifetime of the brand, but I was … Continue reading
[Warning: Today's post is a little bananas.] Pablo Picasso had his “Blue Period” and Burt Convy’s Tatletales game show had its Banana Section, so perhaps it was destiny that the Tootise company would one day have a “Banana Period” of … Continue reading
Yesterday, I received an e-mail from a CollectingCandy.com reader named Jeff, asking me about a candy box that he’d remembered from the early 1990′s but couldn’t find any information for online. He believed that what he was remembering was a … Continue reading
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s December 25th – Christmas Day – so I wanted to share something a bit different and hopefully a bit special with you. For today’s topic, I picked my Hershey Holiday Gift catalog from … Continue reading
Today I’m taking a crack at a big-time favorite among many of my readers – Sour Patch Kids. I’d previously touched upon Sour Patch for my Halloween post on Sour Patch Zombie Kids (awesome bit of packaging there). My reason … Continue reading
Today I want to share my latest Big League Chew-related discovery, and it seems only appropriate that I do so while also marking the six-month anniversary of CollectingCandy.com’s launch.
After two big posts on Friday and Saturday, I intended to wrap-up my Wonka Weekend with visual timelines on Sunday, but had to stop the presses for last-minute new material. So the timelines are being delivered today, just a day … Continue reading
Released in the mid-1980′s, Topps Video Arcade Gum are the earliest examples of a candy container designed to look like a piece of gaming hardware.