Tag Archives: British
Special Delivery UK: Rowntree Halloween Editions for 2014!
Happy Halloween, everyone! It’s hard to believe that it’s already October 31st and the end of all the Halloween fun I’ve been having. Lots of non-site stuff to do still today, so this entry is going to be brief. And … Continue reading
Willy Wonka UK’s Halloween Screams from 1999!
Across the pond and just before the turn of the Millennium, Nestle UK created a brief but fun seasonal release with their Wonka Screams. Make the jump to check out these chocolate-covered raspberry Halloween treats!
The Wombles! Cadbury’s Groovy 1970’s Chocolate Bars!
Today I’m taking a look at a series of wrappers released by Cadbury UK in the early-1970’s which featured characters from the classic children’s television show, The Wombles.
A Fun One For Friday – Barratt’s A-Team Bubblegum from the UK!
Wanted to post up a fun pop-culture piece for today and I think I’ve got the perfect one. Back in 1983 the UK’s Barratt company released “The A-Team Super Stringy Bubble Gum” in a grape flavor.
The Unusual Flavor Spinoffs of Rolo!
Like most major candy brands, Rolo is a mainstay that has occasionally been the recipient of an oddball flavor spin-off. I documented a pair of these kinds of Rolo wrappers last year, but since then I’ve come across a few … Continue reading
Candy Care Package from Germany!
As a candy collector, it’s fun to pick up the things you can’t get locally, and it’s especially fun when those things come from overseas. Though there is a rich and wonderful world of international confections to sample and consume, … Continue reading
Catching Up With CurlyWurly!
Over the last two posts I’ve focused entirely on Curly Wurly – first with the CurlyWurly Club Kit and then on the saga of the American CurlyWurly. Today I’ll be wrapping up my CurlyWurly coverage by catching up with the … Continue reading
From the UK: Trebor’s Mummies and their Tales from the Tomb!
Released in the United Kingdom around 1979 or 1980, Trebor’s Mummies were a roll candy of sorts with a cool series of “Tales of the Tomb” wrappers that encouraged kids to collect them all!
The Original 1937 Rolo!
Just over two months ago, I wrote about the history of Rolo. At the time, the earliest wrapper I had to show you was from 1952, but today I get to reveal what the very first Rolo wrapper from 1937 … Continue reading
Unexpected Saturday Adventure: How a broken elbow led me to the London Candy Company!
It was an overcast, occasionally-rainy Saturday in New York City this weekend. You might say it was very London-like. Due to this, my girlfriend and I decided to stay in, check out the Olympics for a while, watch a bad … Continue reading