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Tag Archives: Canada
Just a one-off for today, folks. This one comes from mid-60′s Canada and the Neilson candy company. It’s Neilson’s Candy Time bar.
Though “the Sidekick and the Fast Break” may sound like the title of a 1980′s buddy film, it actually represents the two names under which a single bar was launched just over a decade ago.
Checking my files and my memories of various candy promotions, I can’t recall any instance of a major candy company letting consumers vie for a chance to name a bar. But sometime around the year 2000, that’s just what Hershey … Continue reading
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
I wanted to follow-up yesterday’s Digimon post with Cadbury of Canada’s companion release from 2000; their series of Pokémon bars. Just like the Digimon, these were a licensed release that re-sized and re-branded Cadbury’s standard Caramilk bar, this time with … Continue reading
Egg-shaped candy is normally the purview of Easter, but confectionery creativity has brought eggs into Halloween, too. Today I’d like to cover two of Cadbury’s Halloween egg offerings; their Bat Eggs from the late 1980′s and their newly-released Screme Eggs, … Continue reading
For Halloween 2012, Nestlé Canada has whipped up cool repackaged versions of four of their biggest brands. Today I’ll be taking a look at these spooky offerings from up north.
Canada Day was yesterday, though most Canadians have the day off of work today due to the holiday, so this is for my Canadian friends on their extra day-off – I hope you’re having a great one! While I’m getting … Continue reading
One of the fun things about candy history, and about product packaging more broadly, is that it’s something that isn’t very well documented. For me, that means I get to become a bit of a pop-culture archeologist, hunting for things … Continue reading