Tag Archives: mascot

Snickers Week Day 5: Poland’s Amazing Gremlins Wrappers!!

We’ve arrived at the final day of Snickers week but as the saying goes we saved the best for last.  Well, it’s the best as far as I’m concerned.  That’s because today’s look at Snickers wrappers inspired by the “You’re … Continue reading

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M&M’s 2010 Favorite Character Election Promotion!

With the US Presidential Election happening tomorrow, I wanted to reach back into the archives to present a voting scenario that was far more lighthearted than the one currently playing out.  So make the jump to check out M&M’s 2010 … Continue reading

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Kit Kat’s Awesome Halloween Cat Mascot Packs! Plus Kit Kat Darkness!

Around this time last year, Hershey started to upgrade their snack size packaging with a series of new seasonal mascots.  But it wasn’t until 2016 that the “Kit Kat Cat” arrived and for the Halloween season they’ve really outdone themselves … Continue reading

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New for 2015: A New Halloween Ring Pop Package Design!

Happy Halloween!! One of the candy brands that tends to always provide specialty seasonal releases is Topps/Bazooka’s Ring Pop.  This year is no different, with the added bonus of an entirely new look for their Halloween Ring Pop big multi-bag … Continue reading

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New for 2015: A Twizzlers Halloween Frankenstein Redesign!

It should come as no surprise that when you run a website called CollectingCandy.com, you spend a lot of time exploring and studying the contents of the candy isle.  Do that long enough and you start to pick up on … Continue reading

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The Colorful Characters of Shari Candies!

I’ve written before about my appreciation of private label or store brand candy packaging and how it offers all manner of variety in what could otherwise be a fairly repetitive category.  Oftentimes, private label candy packaging is simply the name … Continue reading

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Australia’s Starburst Gummies & More!

As a candy enthusiast, historian and collector, I love finding unusual product or flavor extensions of candy brands I already know well.  There’s just something especially compelling about that familiar logo matched up with unfamiliar elements that makes up a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s M&M’s Packs from Taiwan!

Happy Valentine’s Day!! M&M’s can always be counted on for a great assortment of seasonal offerings each year and that’s certainly true for the Valentine’s holiday.  And while those are always neat to see, I recently picked up something especially … Continue reading

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The History and Triumphant Return of Crispy M&M’s!

After vanishing from American store shelves for the last decade, Mars has brought Crispy M&M’s back from the grave.  I first spotted their newly-minted bright green packages a month ago and by now they should be available across the country. … Continue reading

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A Little M&M’s Halloween Historical Packaging Evolution!

While going through my archives for the CountdownToHalloween this month, I realized I had a few older Halloween seasonal M&M’s packages I never covered before.  So I gathered them together for today’s post which I think presents a nice look … Continue reading

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