Tag Archives: bubble gum

When Bubblegum met Taffy, Things Got Baffy!

Mixing bubblegum and taffy might seem like a bit of a redundant concept – they’re both a chewable confection, after all.  But back in 1986, novelty bubblegum manufacturer Amurol did just that when they introduced Baffy, the “taffy that turns … Continue reading

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The Return of A&W and Hawaiian Punch gum! Plus: The Secret History of Hawaiian Punch Candy!

Starting just over a year ago, Wrigley began introducing new beverage-inspired flavors to it’s Hubba Bubba lineup.   The first two to land in stores were Hubba Bubba Dr. Pepper and Hubba Bubba Orange Crush.  Now arriving early in 2014 are … Continue reading

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Bubble Yum Packs of the 1970’s!

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

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A Bazooka Bubblegum-Flavored Chocolate Bar?!? It’s Real!

As an enthusiast of confectionery brand-oddities, I love finding flavor spinoffs and unusual food crossovers.  I recently became aware of one I never thought I’d see, a Bazooka bubblegum-flavored chocolate bar.  Well, to be clear this is a Bazooka bubblegum-flavored … Continue reading

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Bubblicious Bubblegum Packs from Japan!

On February 7th of 2012 (only the second day of publication for this site) I wrote a short post about Bubblicious gum that mentioned my colorful collection of nine different Japanese Bubblicious packs. Since then my collection has nearly doubled … Continue reading

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The Return of Dr. Pepper Bubble Gum and More!

This year Wrigley introduced two new soda pop-flavored Hubba Bubba flavors with one of them, Hubba Bubba Dr Pepper, serving as a bubblegum-soda-flavor-comeback of sorts.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Badzooka!

Welcome back to another fun edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  Today we’ll be taking a look at a Wacky Packages sticker from 1974’s Series 10 – Badzooka!

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Leaf’s Hip Bubble Gum – It’s Psychedlic!

Yesterday’s post on vending machine insert cards had me looking over some of my cool retail bubble gum pieces.  One I recently added to my collection is a 1970’s Hip bubble gum cello pack wrapper from Leaf.   Referred to as … Continue reading

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Mr. T Gold Chain Bubble Gum!

Ah, Mr. T and his Gold Chain bubble gum.  I don’t have much to say about this that hasn’t already been said.  But having recently acquired a pack, I thought it warranted a dedicated post.

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Topps’ Answer to Nerds: Bazooka Zooks!

In 1982, the Willy Wonka company unveiled Nerds candies and they soon took the candy world by storm.   In 1985 Topps attempted to tap into that popularity by releasing a Nerds-like bubblegum product called Zooks (from Ba-zook-a).

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