Tag Archives: bubblegum
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
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
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
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
7-Eleven’s Slurpee-Infused Gum Lineup from 2003!
Over the last two days I’ve covered the topics of 7-Eleven’s recent name brand private label releases as well as their launch of Slurpee-branded gum in the late 1990’s. Today I’m rounding out the 7-Eleven theme by presenting a great … Continue reading
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
Leaf’s 1978 Star Wars-Inspired Bubble Gum – Space Wars!
The confectionery world is one that is never too shy to jump on a trend or fad, and that was certainly the case with the Leaf company. They were skilled at re-branding their standard gumball assortments into products that reflected … Continue reading
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
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.
It’s Our 300th Post – Hooray! And a Behind-the-Scenes Video!
Hi, everyone! Today is a special one for me as it marks the 300th post for CollectingCandy.com. When I launched this site just over a year ago, I wasn’t really thinking of getting to 300 – I was just hoping … Continue reading