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Easter Week 2014: The Return of Mike and Ike Easter Treats! Plus: A Little History and a Lotta Jellybeans!

Back in the early 2000′s Just Born released a special Easter edition of their Mike and Ike candies called Mike and Ike Easter Treats.  I wrote about that release here last year and always thought it was a pretty cool … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Spangler’s Holiday Dum-Dum Pops!!

I’ve often talked about how I love oddball or specialty flavor spin-offs of classic brands.  From fruit-flavored Milk Duds to cinnamon hot Dots, there’s something I find particularly compelling about these releases, and I’m always pleased when new ones come … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Halloween Warheads Chewy Cubes!

Every Halloween season brings new holiday-themed contemporary offerings to the candy shelves.  One such offering I discovered this year was a limited edition Halloween box for Warheads Sour Chewy Cubes!

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Super Bowl Sunday and Snickers!

It’s Super Bowl XLVII (Superbowl 47) today, the NFL’s championship game between the San Francisco 49′ers and the Baltimore Ravens.  To mark that occasion I wanted to share a few NFL and Super Bowl related Snickers candy wrappers I’ve got … Continue reading

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A Gem of a Middle Eastern M&M’s pack.

As a candy collector, I’m routinely surprised by the things I find that I never knew existed.  Typically this involves items that were made twenty and thirty years ago, sometimes even further back.  But occasionally something comes to me that … Continue reading

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A topic for a Tuesday – Take 5 from Hershey.

First released in 2005, Hershey’s Take 5 bar was quite a different bar for Hershey.  Incorporating a great mix of ingredients, most notably a pretzel base, it’s been a favorite of mine ever since. Relatively young in terms of collecting … Continue reading

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