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Tag Archives: licensed
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
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
Today the BBC celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the classic television show Doctor Who. Like countless others around the globe, I’ll be sitting down the join the Doctor(s) for what I hope will be one of his greatest adventures yet. … Continue reading
The characters from Super Mario Brothers have received a number of licensed confectionery treatments over the years. I had the pleasure of covering one of the earliest back in May when I discussed Candy USA’s Super Mario Bros. bar from … Continue reading
Maria Sharapova is currently one of the most successful and popular tennis players in the world and she’s used that on-court success to branch out into other areas — one of which being confection with her Sugarpova candy brand. Today … Continue reading
Yesterday, Google announced that the next version of their Android mobile operating system will be named KitKat! With previous versions of their OS sporting nicknames like Cupcake, Jellybean and Ice Cream Sandwich, it should come as no surprise that they … Continue reading
Wanted to post up a fun pop-culture piece for today and I think I’ve got the perfect one. Back in 1983 the UK’s Barratt company released “The A-Team Super Stringy Bubble Gum” in a grape flavor.
Long before it became the WWE, the World Wrestling Federation seemed to be the only wrestling game in town. And it was big, really really big. The WWF was so big that back in 1991, the world was even presented … Continue reading
I’m back in Nebraska this weekend helping celebrate my Niece’s High School Graduation so I’ve just got a short post for today. But it’s a fun one as we look at a flashy Super Mario Brothers bar wrapper from way … Continue reading
Today I’ve got a fun wrapper to share that’s also a bit of a mystery. It appears to have been a joint product from Carvel, the famous ice cream maker, and Dugan’s – a now-defunct bakery that was once one … Continue reading