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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Return of Life Savers Stick-O-Pep!

I’m often delighted by the surprises that my interest in confection brings.  From learning about vintage products that I never knew existed to looking on a current store shelf and being shocked at what I’m seeing.  It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Easter Week Countdown Video – ThinkGeek’s Zombie Chocolate Bunny!

For day three of our Easter Countdown I put together a new CollectingCandy.com video for an unusual Easter candy offering, but one that is awfully cool – ThinkGeek’s Zombie Chocolate Bunny!

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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

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Wacky Wednesdays – Pieces!

After yesterday’s article on the 30th Anniversary of E.T., and the subsequent coverage of Reese’s Pieces, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to cover one of the most prescient Wacky Packages stickers ever; a parody of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – CollectingCandy-style!

I somehow missed that yesterday was the 30th Anniversary of the original release of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – a classic film that contains a classic candy tie-in.  That tie-in being Reese’s Pieces.  A day late it might be, but … Continue reading

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A Gem of a Middle Eastern M&M’s pack.

As a candy collector, I’m routinely surprised by the things I find that I never knew existed.  Typically this involves items that were made twenty and thirty years ago, sometimes even further back.  But occasionally something comes to me that … Continue reading

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Whoops! I Missed a few Rolos!

Only a few days ago I posted an extensive Rolo Roundup, and somehow while bringing together dozens of foreign and domestic wrappers spread across seven decades, I missed a few.   Trying to keep so many wrappers in so many spots … Continue reading

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The Brief American Release of Nestle’s Aero Bar – Revealed!

The Aero bar is a well-known treat in the UK as well as in Canada, but here in the United States, it remains relatively unknown.  But that almost wasn’t the case, back in the late 1980′s.  [Edit: The US release … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Jerkyfruits!

In today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we take on the 1974′s Wacky Packages parody of Jujyfruits — Jerkyfruits.

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Our Big Rolo Roundup! 75 Years of Rolo!

Today is unofficially my 100th article for CollectingCandy.com, so I wanted to make it a big one.   [Note: This is actually post 105, but several of those were directing readers to other things, so this would be my 100th … Continue reading

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