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Japan’s Appetizing and Adorable Every Burger!

The folks making candy in Japan have long had a special talent for the unusual, exotic, and downright adorable.  After all, this is the confectionery culture that brought us chocolate-covered tree stumps and over 100 different flavors of Kit Kat.  … Continue reading

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Valentine’s M&M’s Packs from Taiwan!

Happy Valentine’s Day!! M&M’s can always be counted on for a great assortment of seasonal offerings each year and that’s certainly true for the Valentine’s holiday.  And while those are always neat to see, I recently picked up something especially … Continue reading

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Celebrating Chinese New Year 2014! The Year of the Horse!

Today is January 31st, 2014 – so here on CollectingCandy.com we want to recognize the celebration of the Chinese New Year!  For those that don’t know, in the 12-year cycle of animals that make up the Chinese Zodiac, today marks … Continue reading

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Mars Celebrates 20-Years in Russia! And How I Got My Piece of the Berlin Wall.

From 2011-12 the Mars company celebrated 20 years of selling their products in Russia by releasing bars with special commemorative wrappers.  I recently acquired a variety of these and thought they’d be fun to discuss, while also sharing some personal … Continue reading

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Candy Care Package from Australia! And what are those coconuts covering?

As a candy collector, traveling out of the country is a great opportunity to find fun and foreign versions of candy packaging.  Of course, if you’re not a regular globetrotter, it helps to have friends pitch in for the hunt. … 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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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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The almost-conclusion to the Jeff Nelson Gum Collection!

Today, I’ll be posting the last photos of the display cases of Jeff Nelson’s gum collection.  With one small caveat;  These were the display cases that were filled and completed before we arrived. We spent our two-and-a-half days in Toledo, … Continue reading

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