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Tag Archives: Mars
By the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, marketers had become well aware of the importance of the growing Hispanic population in the United States. One of the ways the confectionery business began flirting with this market was by incorporating traditionally … Continue reading
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
Over the course of time almost all candy packaging designs change and evolve – some subtly and some dramatically. Those changes are a big part of what makes collecting them and discussing them here so much fun. And just as … Continue reading
Back in the early 1970’s, the M&M/Mars company took a stab at replicating some of the new found success of rival Hershey’s Kit Kat bar by introducing something that looked and sounded pretty familiar, the Snik Snak. Since first discovering … Continue reading
We’re back with a new edition of Wacky Wednesdays and today we’ll be looking at a sticker from the recently-released Wacky Packages All-New Series 10 – 3-Racketeers.
This week I’m returning to one of my favorite brands with a series of three posts dedicated to the topic of the 1970’s classic Mars Marathon bar. Today we’re going to take a look at the various evolutions of Marathon’s … Continue reading
Just under a year ago here on CollectingCandy.com, I posted my first look back at the Snickers Munch bar. At the time I had uncovered six unique wrapper designs across the four decade lifetime of the brand, but I was … Continue reading
Since the explosion in popularity of energy drinks, manufacturers have sought to market all kinds of caffeinated food, even infusing it into candy and chocolate bars. I’ll certainly admit that there have been times in my own life that I’ve … Continue reading
It’s been a few weeks since our last installment of Wacky Wednesdays as there were a few other priorities that made in into the Wednesday slot recently. So I’d like to welcome the column back with an offering from Wacky … Continue reading
Continuing our candy countdown to Valentine’s Day, today I’ll be sharing the set of twelve standard-sized Valentine M&M’s packs. First released during Valentine’s season in 2012, these are back for a second year and they’re a great set of M&M’s … Continue reading