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Hot Week: Willy Wonka’s Everlasting Hot Gobstoppers!!

Welcome back to the second day of our Cinnamon Hot Week!  Today we’ll be shining a delicious light on a treat from the early 1990’s; Willy Wonka’s Everlasting HOT Gobstoppers!

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A Forgotten Wonka Treat – Tangy Bloops!

It’s been a couple of weeks since I last pulled something from the 1970’s archives to share, so today I’m presenting a Wonka treat you’ve likely never seen before:  Tangy Bloops Super Sour Candy!

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Mysterious Candy Maker from Checkerboard Square – Found!

There are countless mysteries and forgotten favorites in the world of candy and I’ve had the pleasure of documenting many of them right here on this site.   It’s always a thrill to discover these lost treats and fun to … Continue reading

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A Fun One for Friday: 1989’s Super Mario Bros Bar!

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

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The Exotic Creature that is M&M’s White Chocolate!

Hi, everybody!  I’d like to apologize for being absent this past week.  I’ve been very busy with non-candy-related work, all the while battling allergies that turned into a hard-to-shake cold.  So my normal candy time was spent sleeping. I’m finally … Continue reading

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Maximum Marathon Part 2: The Commercials! Plus a World Premiere Video!

Welcome back to part two in our three day Maximum Marathon coverage!  Today we’re going to focus our gaze upon the clever series of 1970’s television commercials that were created to promote the Marathon bar as well as the square-jawed … Continue reading

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Krystal Roks From Dryden & Palmer!

While traveling in 2009, I found myself in the candy section of an airport shop when I spotted a box of Wild Ape Grape flavor Krystal Roks.  I’d never come across Krystal Roks before, so I grabbed up the wonderfully-illustrated … Continue reading

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Easter Week Countdown – Twizzler’s Tweeterz!

It’s Easter-Eve, and I wanted to squeeze in one extra post before I wrap up my Easter Week tomorrow.  I also wanted to share this fun little mid-2000’s offering called Tweeterz; candy-coated Twizzler bits made especially for the Easter holiday.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Bit-O-Hairy!

We’re bringing a bit of Halloween Wacky fun here in March with today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays; from Wacky Packages Postcards 2012-Halloween Edition, it’s Bit-O-Hairy!

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A Superhero for Sunday – Cadbury’s P.B. Jammer!

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon here in New York City.  Though it was snowing just two days ago, today it feels like Spring is on its way.   So I wanted to share something fun today, and something you can’t see … Continue reading

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