Tag Archives: Ferrara Pan

From out of the 1990’s – Trolli’s Gummi Trolls!

Troll dolls were invented by Danish woodcutter Thomas Dam in 1959.  Dam created his first Trolls as a way to provide affordable playthings for his daughter and once her friends saw them, word spread.  Within a few years, Trolls became … Continue reading

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7-Eleven’s Name Brand 7-Select Candy!

Store brands or “private label” candy offerings are typically generic treats like jelly beans and gummy bears but sometimes they’re repackaged name brand candies.  7-Select, the private label brand from 7-Eleven recently offered up a few name brands within their … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Black Forest Halloween Gummy Bears (and Vampires and Werewolves, too!)

Today I’d like to share a few items from Black Forest, a company best known for their classic Gummy Bears.  Black Forest released a fun new boxed Halloween edition of their Gummy Bears for 2013 and I’ll take a look … Continue reading

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Easter Week Countdown – A Few Fun Ferrara Pan Offerings!

Our Easter Week Countdown is almost complete and today I thought I’d share a few fun pieces of packaging that Ferrara Pan has released over the last few years.  They’re primarily Easter-themed packages, though I will include a pair of … Continue reading

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Heide’s Red Hot Dollars!

Back in January I covered the Heide confectionery classic Mexican Hats, and today I’d like to share a similar look back at another Heide favorite, and one that can still be found today; Red Hot Dollars!

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Ferrara Pan’s 1975 Atomic Fire Ball Candy Engine!

Back in 1975, Ferrara Pan took a pair of its mainstay offerings and presented them in novelty boxes, each shaped like a fun vehicle.   Of the two, I’ve managed to find the Atomic Fire Ball Candy (Fire) Engine and … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Atomic Fur Ball!

Welcome back to another edition of CollectingCandy.com’s Wacky Wednesdays!  This week, we’ll be looking at one of my favorite parodies from the recently released Wacky Packages Old School series 4 – Atomic Fur Ball.

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