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- A Fruity Forgotten One from the 1990′s – Frutables Juice Gum!
- Nestle’s 1979 Mail-Away Superman Ring Offer and more!
- WWF Superstars Wrappers from 1991!
- Owyhee’s Old Faithful for Friday!
- Wacky Wednesdays – Allmud Joy!
- Woolworth’s Branded Chocolate Bars from Canada!
- When Cinnabon Candy Bars Roamed!
- For The Love Of Nerds – A 2013 Wonka Redesign!
Tag Archives: Canadian
Several times here on this site I’ve reminisced about visiting my hometown Woolworth’s store while growing up and how those are some of my most vivid childhood candy memories. I even dedicated a post to my love of Woolworth’s and … Continue reading
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
Back in 2000-2001, Cadbury of Canada released a set of Digimon-themed Caramilk bars, featuring twelve different wrappers. Though barely a decade old, I could find no reference to this release or images of these wrappers online. Time to remedy that, … 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
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