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Wacky Wednesdays – Not Goodie!

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

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Wacky Wednesdays – Clunky!

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.

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Mars’ 2-to-Go and 4-to-Go — Mighty Big Wrappers!

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

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Gummy Worms in a Chocolate Bar? Meet Cadbury’s Wriggler!

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

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UK Nestle’s Jungle Book Characters Wrappers – My Near-Complete Set!

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

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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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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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A 1950’s Peter Paul Wrapper with a Giggle-Worthy Name.

I’m going to be swamped today with non-candy-related commitments, but I wanted to share something quick and light with everyone today.

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Hershey’s Desert and Tropical Bars – In Honor of Memorial Day

Just returned from a whirlwind three-day trip to see family and attend related events back in my home state of Nebraska.  I hope to get back up to speed fast, and deliver some great bits of CollectingCandy.com fun this week.  … Continue reading

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The Famous Clark Bars of the 70’s (that you might not remember.)

The Clark bar and Clark’s Zagnut have been around for decades.  During the late 1970’s, the D.L. Clark company rolled out a few bars in wonderfully-designed wrappers, along with an ad campaign to support them. Since first seeing images of … Continue reading

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