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Fleer’s 1980’s Goblin Stix Candy (with Halloween Finger Puppets)!

Back in the early 1980’s, the Fleer company merged classic stick candy with rubber Halloween finger puppets to create a unique and outstanding confectionery offering called Goblin Stix.  Make the jump to check them out!

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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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A Trio of Spooky Vintage Bubblegum Vending Insert Cards!

For today’s post in our month-long CountdownToHalloween, I thought I’d pull a few of my more monsterrific bubblegum vending machine insert cards to showcase.  At least one of them might come off a bit more silly than spooky, but I … Continue reading

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From 2007: Willy Wonka’s Halloween Nerds Monster Potions!

For today’s vintage CountdownToHalloween entry, we’re jumping back to the the most recent decade to pass us by.  And while the journey back in time may not be as long as some others that we’ve taken this month, I think … Continue reading

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1975’s Monster Tears – A Strange and Unusual Drinkable Treat!

Years before drink boxes were to be found in children’s school backpacks, the Flexible Packaging division of the H.R. Nicholson company was producing what might be the clearest predecessor to them. In 1975 they created a monster-themed version of their … Continue reading

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A Pair of my Favorite New Halloween Offerings for 2012!

Every year, candy companies release versions of their products in Halloween-themed packaging.  Sometimes those designs return year after year and become seasonal classics, while other times the designs get refreshed each year.  When a company does a Halloween-themed version of … Continue reading

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1970’s UK Cadbury Monster Bar Wrappers – My Complete Series 1 and 2!

Today I get to share one of my favorite releases that came out of 1970’s Cadbury in the UK – Cadbury’s Monster Bars!   Monster Bars were an imaginative and wonderfully-illustrated series of chocolate bar wrappers that received two different six-wrapper … Continue reading

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