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Hershey bars are probably the most consistent confectionery offering to come out of the United States, especially with regard to their wrapper design. For nearly a century, a Hershey bar meant a brown paper wrapper with a silver block letter logo. And that’s still … Continue reading
Over the last decade, the business of artisanal and organic chocolate has exploded. With small manufacturers sourcing their own cocoa and adding all sorts of unusual and exotic ingredients to their bars, it’s a great time to be a chocolate … Continue reading
By the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, marketers had become well aware of the importance of the growing Hispanic population in the United States. One of the ways the confectionery business began flirting with this market was by incorporating traditionally … Continue reading
In the 1970’s, the Pangburn Company of Fort Worth Texas created a novel bit of pop art paper craft when they came up with the cardboard packaging for their Trog-Lo-Dytes chocolates. There’s never been anything quite like it in the … Continue reading
McCormick is a brand name those of us in the United States will immediately recognize for their association with the spice isle in most grocery stores. But recently McCormick has dipped its toes into the packaged confectionery pool with a … Continue reading
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
Today I’m jumping all the way back to 1972 and an offering from Beich’s [Say “Bikes”], a company best known for their seasonal offerings and of course their taffy. Now let’s take a look at their distinctive Dipsy Doodle bar.
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
It’s been a month since our last Wacky Wednesdays column, so I’m excited to bring you our first installment for 2013. From the just-released Wacky Packages Old School series 4 comes a parody of the classic Pearson’s Nut Goodie – … Continue reading
Howdy everybody and welcome back to another edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays! Today’s entry comes from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 10 and is a parody of the Chunky bar called Clunky.