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New for Halloween 2016: Cauldron Skittles! Plus: 2015’s Starburst Halloween Mix!!

For the Halloween season this year, Wrigley delighted candy fans by releasing a new Skittles flavor mix with a seasonal theme called “Cauldron”.   This follows up their release last year of a super-fun Halloween Mix for their Starburst brand that … Continue reading

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New for 2015: A New Halloween Ring Pop Package Design!

Happy Halloween!! One of the candy brands that tends to always provide specialty seasonal releases is Topps/Bazooka’s Ring Pop.  This year is no different, with the added bonus of an entirely new look for their Halloween Ring Pop big multi-bag … Continue reading

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New for 2015: Cost Plus World Market’s Halloween Bridebar and Frankenbar!

Though I haven’t written much about them here, Cost Plus World Market carries a wonderful breadth and depth of candy products at their stores. [Note: I have devoted an episode of The Candy Geek to a visit to Cost Plus’ … Continue reading

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New for 2015: A Twizzlers Halloween Frankenstein Redesign!

It should come as no surprise that when you run a website called CollectingCandy.com, you spend a lot of time exploring and studying the contents of the candy isle.  Do that long enough and you start to pick up on … Continue reading

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Russell Stover’s Billion Dollar Halloween Bars!

There are certain seasonal candy items you see on store shelves year after year and as they become linked to the holiday, encountering them can become celebratory and comforting, like seeing an old friend.   For the Halloween holiday season, Reese’s … Continue reading

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A Twizzlers Halloween Frankenstein for Friday!

Since it’s Friday, I thought it would be alliteratively appropriate to feature one of my favorite frightening fellows: Frankenstein.  And it just so happens that Twizzlers created a fantastic bit of Frankenstein’s Monster-laden packaging this year just for the Halloween … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Halloween Sugar Babies Monster Boxes!

During the Halloween season each year I (along with my recruited friends and family) scour store shelves to see what special packaging has been designed for the holiday.  There are many instances of seasonal items never showing up in the … Continue reading

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1975’s Monster Tears – A Strange and Unusual Drinkable Treat!

Years before drink boxes were to be found in children’s school backpacks, the Flexible Packaging division of the H.R. Nicholson company was producing what might be the clearest predecessor to them. In 1975 they created a monster-themed version of their … Continue reading

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