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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.
Today I’ll be covering a group of currently-available wrappers from the Mars company; the 2-to-Go selections. As I’ve shared in the past, though I focus most of my efforts on vintage candy packaging, I do like to keep up with … Continue reading
I’m sure it’s been done elsewhere, but this is the only time I’ve come across a wrapper for this particular confectionery combination. Yes, from out of the 1990′s and Cadbury’s New Zealand branch, this treat served up an ordinary chocolate … Continue reading
These days, the idea of a short-run licensed candy bar or candy bar tie-in with a film or television show is not all that uncommon. In the 1970′s it was all-but-unheard of, at least in this country. In the UK … Continue reading
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