Tag Archives: caramel

Marsettes: Mars’ Mid-Century Answer to Rolo!

Back in 1958, the Mars company introduced a product to the USA market that might sound familiar:  It was a roll of caramel-filled drum-shaped chocolate candies, wrapped in gold foil.  Mars called this new offering Marsettes, and while their time … Continue reading

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From out of the 70’s – Deran’s Caramel Wilds!

Back in the 1970’s the Deran Confectionery Company of Cambridge, Massachusetts had a line of flavored caramels sold under the name Wilds.   Deran’s Wilds disappeared from store shelves decades ago but today I’m happy to be presenting CollectingCandy.com’s exclusive coverage … Continue reading

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Maximum Marathon Part 1: The Wrappers!

This week I’m returning to one of my favorite brands with a series of three posts dedicated to the topic of the 1970’s classic Mars Marathon bar.  Today we’re going to take a look at the various evolutions of Marathon’s … Continue reading

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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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Wacky Wednesdays – Milk Muds!

For this week’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, I’m going to cover the original Wacky Packages parody for Milk Duds – Milk Muds.  This has long-been one of my favorite Wackys, and I think that goes back to when I first … Continue reading

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