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New for 2014: Candy Crush Halloween Color Bombs!

Healthy Food Brands, or The HFB Candy Company as they’re now called, are the folks who have been behind the Angry Birds gummies line since its introduction in 2012.  Earlier this year, HFB followed up their success with the Angry … Continue reading

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New for 2014: Whitman’s Halloween Peanuts Chocolate Bars!

With assortments that first arrived in stores just last Christmas, Whitman’s has been releasing licensed Peanuts holiday-themed chocolate bars in fun, illustrated boxes.  I first covered them for Christmas 2013 and followed that up with a piece on their Valentine’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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Marilyn Monroe-inspired Candy Bars (and more) from It’Sugar!

Earlier this month on June 1st, Marilyn Monroe would have celebrated her 88th birthday.  While Monroe passed away over a half a century ago in 1962, her influence and impact on our popular culture remains as strong as ever.  One … Continue reading

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May the 4th Be With You – Star Wars M&M’s Packs!

Today is May 4th or as it is currently known, Star Wars Day!  To mark this fun holiday, I’m dedicating today’s post to the Star Wars-themed M&M’s candy package wrappers that came out in 2005. [Note: For some earlier Star … Continue reading

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Happy 15th Anniversary SB! Spongebob Squarepants Gummy Krabby Patties Candy!

This year, Spongebob Squarepants will be celebrating his 15th Anniversary on Nickelodeon.  In fact, the very first season of Spongebob premiered on May 1st, 1999 – so we’re only a few days away from the exact anniversary date. The Spongebob … Continue reading

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American Candy’s 1970’s Disney Hard Candy Lineup!

Early last year I published a piece on the souvenir candy packaging that is often available at Disney theme parks.  It was a lot of fun showcasing the pieces I had for that and it reminded me that there has … Continue reading

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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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Twelve Days of Christmas: Whitman’s new Peanuts Christmas Chocolate Bars!

Every year Whitman’s releases their standard chocolate bars with all kinds of holiday-themed package designs.  Occasionally, they’ll utilize licensed characters or content for those designs and for 2013 they tapped the Peanuts holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas, as their … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Jelly Belly’s Disney Christmas Packs!

Over the last couple of years Jelly Belly has made an entry into the checkout isle size packaged candy market with 1.2 oz jelly bean packs – including holiday releases.  I first took note of them with their 2013 Halloween … Continue reading

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