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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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Wacky Wednesdays – Bum Bums!

For this week’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we turn our attention to 1974’s Wacky Packages Series 6, and Bum Bums, the parody of Nabisco Confections’ Pom Poms.

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The Goonies had a candy bar?!?

One of the fun things about candy history, and about product packaging more broadly, is that it’s something that isn’t very well documented.  For me, that means I get to become a bit of a pop-culture archeologist, hunting for things … 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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Bip Bip (Beep Beep) – The lost Road Runner candy from 1970’s Mexico.

One of the more unusual pieces of vintage confectionery packaging to come out of the L.M. Kallok Collection (a wonderful collection I’ve talked about here before, and that I recently acquired) was something I’d never encountered or even heard of:  … Continue reading

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Avengers (candy) Assemble!

Unless you’ve been living under a pop-culture rock, you are probably aware that Marvel Comics’ much-anticipated film, The Avengers, premieres today.  I won’t be seeing it today, but I’ll likely take in the flick before the end of the weekend. … Continue reading

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Attack of the Zombie Candy – Australia’s Zombie Chews!

Ah… Zombies… what’s not to love? I’ve been a fan of zombies as long as I can remember.  I think my first exposure to them was through the pages of Starlog magazine (or maybe it was Fangoria) and their coverage … Continue reading

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