Tag Archives: 90’s candy

Nerds Hot and Cool – Discovered!! A CollectingCandy.com World Premiere!!

It’s been a busy few weeks of research here at CollectingCandy.com HQ and today I’m excited to bring a groovy confectionery discovery (and new CollectingCandy.com exclusive) to light:  the only known image of a Nerds Hot and Cool candy box!

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Easter Week 2014: Easter Nerds Through the Years – Featuring Doc Hinkles Nerds Shrinkles!

Willy Wonka’s Nerds are one of my all-time favorites and that certainly includes their holiday releases.  In recent years Easter-themed Nerds have taken on the moniker of “Hoppin’” Nerds but that wasn’t always the case.  Today we’re going to look … Continue reading

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From out of the 1990’s – Trolli’s Gummi Trolls!

Troll dolls were invented by Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam in 1959.  Dam created his first Trolls as a way to provide affordable playthings for his daughter and once her friends saw them, word spread.  Within a few years, Trolls became … Continue reading

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7-Eleven’s Original 1990’s Slurpee Liquid-Filled Bubblegum!

After posting about 7-Eleven’s name brand candy offerings yesterday, I thought it would be fun to follow-up with a showcase of the groovy Slurpee-branded gum products that were on shelves a little over a decade ago.  Returning from a successful … Continue reading

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M&M/Mars’ 1993 Halloween Stars Promotional Brochure – And The Last Halloween TV special!

Back in 1993, M&M/Mars built a seasonal promotion around a group of animated characters from a television special called The Last Halloween.  Today I thought it would be fun to take a look at that brochure and maybe a little … 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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A Trio of Super Mario Bros 3 Chocolate Bars from 1990!

The characters from Super Mario Brothers have received a number of licensed confectionery treatments over the years.  I had the pleasure of covering one of the earliest back in May when I discussed Candy USA’s Super Mario Bros. bar from … Continue reading

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Easter Week Countdown – Sunmark’s New Easter Treats for 1996!

Kicking off my week of Easter candy coverage is today’s post on Sunmark’s “New Easter Treats” for 1996.  For those that aren’t familiar with the name, before Nestle acquired them, Sunmark was the company best-known for the Willy Wonka candy … Continue reading

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A Superhero for Sunday – Cadbury’s P.B. Jammer!

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon here in New York City.  Though it was snowing just two days ago, today it feels like Spring is on its way.   So I wanted to share something fun today, and something you can’t see … Continue reading

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LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s Treats Brochure!

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching I’ve decided to dedicate the next few days’ posts to Valentine’s-related candy.  Today, I’ll be sharing the contents of a neat little sales brochure covering LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s offerings!

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