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- For The Love Of Nerds – A 2013 Wonka Redesign!
- Snik Snak – M&M/Mars’ 1970′s Answer to Kit Kat!
- A Fun One for Friday: 1989′s Super Mario Bros Bar!
- Wacky Wednesdays – 3 Racketeers!
- The Exotic Creature that is M&M’s White Chocolate!
- Lunchables with Candy!
- Stop! Candy Time!
- Maximum Marathon Part 3: Original 1970′s TV Prop Marathon Bars Discovered!
Tag Archives: collecting candy
For a candy collector the redesign of a major brand tends to be a big deal and that’s especially true for a confectionery classic like Wonka Nerds. While visiting my family for my niece’s High School graduation last week, I … Continue reading
Back in the early 1970′s, the M&M/Mars company took a stab at replicating some of the new found success of rival Hershey’s Kit Kat bar by introducing something that looked and sounded pretty familiar, the Snik Snak. Since first discovering … Continue reading
I’m back in Nebraska this weekend helping celebrate my Niece’s High School Graduation so I’ve just got a short post for today. But it’s a fun one as we look at a flashy Super Mario Brothers bar wrapper from way … Continue reading
We’re back with a new edition of Wacky Wednesdays and today we’ll be looking at a sticker from the recently-released Wacky Packages All-New Series 10 – 3-Racketeers.
Hi, everybody! I’d like to apologize for being absent this past week. I’ve been very busy with non-candy-related work, all the while battling allergies that turned into a hard-to-shake cold. So my normal candy time was spent sleeping. I’m finally … Continue reading
As a candy collector people often ask me what that means, exactly? Do I collect the physical candy as well as the packages? Do I collect all candy-related ephemera? My answer is that I mainly focus on actual candy packaging … Continue reading
Just a one-off for today, folks. This one comes from mid-60′s Canada and the Neilson candy company. It’s Neilson’s Candy Time bar.
At the end of yesterday’s post, we premiered a never-before-seen Marathon John television commercial. Today we’re going to share how that spot came to be and how some of the props created for the original 1970′s Marathon TV commercials were … Continue reading
Welcome back to part two in our three day Maximum Marathon coverage! Today we’re going to focus our gaze upon the clever series of 1970′s television commercials that were created to promote the Marathon bar as well as the square-jawed … Continue reading