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When Bubblegum met Taffy, Things Got Baffy!

Mixing bubblegum and taffy might seem like a bit of a redundant concept – they’re both a chewable confection, after all.  But back in 1986, novelty bubblegum manufacturer Amurol did just that when they introduced Baffy, the “taffy that turns … Continue reading

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Now in Stores: Orange Creamsicle-Flavored Skittles & Mike and Ikes!

Vanilla ice cream mixed with orange sherbet (or Creamsicle as it’s popularly known) is one of my all-time favorite frozen treats.  I have fond memories from the summer of 1989, cooling off with Schwan’s version of Creamsicle called Summer’s Dream … Continue reading

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Bubble Yum Packs of the 1970′s!

Continuing this week with fun posts acknowledging CollectingCandy.com’s two-year anniversary, today we’re presenting a photo spread of unopened Bubble Yum bubblegum packs from the 1970′s!  Unlike yesterday, today’s post will be light on historical facts as this is a topic … Continue reading

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7-Eleven’s Original 1990′s Slurpee Liquid-Filled Bubblegum!

After posting about 7-Eleven’s name brand candy offerings yesterday, I thought it would be fun to follow-up with a showcase of the groovy Slurpee-branded gum products that were on shelves a little over a decade ago.  Returning from a successful … Continue reading

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Leaf’s 1978 Star Wars-Inspired Bubble Gum – Space Wars!

The confectionery world is one that is never too shy to jump on a trend or fad, and that was certainly the case with the Leaf company.  They were skilled at re-branding their standard gumball assortments into products that reflected … Continue reading

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Bubblicious Bubblegum Packs from Japan!

On February 7th of 2012 (only the second day of publication for this site) I wrote a short post about Bubblicious gum that mentioned my colorful collection of nine different Japanese Bubblicious packs. Since then my collection has nearly doubled … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Spazzles!

When Wacky Packages Old School first launched back in 2010, I was pretty excited about it.  A new series parodying the products of the 1970′s that the original Wacky Packages series never covered – how could I not love it? … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Czechlets!

It’s another edition of Wacky Wednesdays, and today we’re going to take a look at the inspiration for the sticker Czechlets, from 1974′s Wacky Packages series 9.

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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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It’s Monday and still more of Jeff Nelson’s gum collection!

Right about now you might be thinking – when will this glorious wave of gum end?  Maybe that’s not what you’re thinking, but either way, I hope you’re enjoying these looks at what is likely the largest collection of contemporary … Continue reading

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