Tag Archives: Nabisco

Kicking off 2014 with Nabisco’s Wild One from 1969!!!

Happy New Year everyone!  It’s my pleasure to kick off CollectingCandy.com’s 2014 coverage with the world premiere of a wrapper that has not only been on my want list for a long time but is also one that I’m confident … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Return of Life Savers Stick-O-Pep!

I’m often delighted by the surprises that my interest in confection brings.  From learning about vintage products that I never knew existed to looking on a current store shelf and being shocked at what I’m seeing.  It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s Treats Brochure!

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching I’ve decided to dedicate the next few days’ posts to Valentine’s-related candy.  Today, I’ll be sharing the contents of a neat little sales brochure covering LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s offerings!

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Wacky Wednesdays – Bum Bums!

For this week’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we turn our attention to 1974’s Wacky Packages Series 6, and Bum Bums, the parody of Nabisco Confections’ Pom Poms.

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The Goonies had a candy bar?!?

One of the fun things about candy history, and about product packaging more broadly, is that it’s something that isn’t very well documented.  For me, that means I get to become a bit of a pop-culture archeologist, hunting for things … Continue reading

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GORP!

GORP might sound like the name of some invertebrate globular alien Star Trek character, or an odd comic book sound-effect, but it’s not – at least that’s not all that it is.  Gorp was a confectionery brand name – an … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday to Oreo! – Part Two: All Those Flavors

Yesterday, I covered the evolution of Oreo cookie packaging from the 1950’s through the early 2,000’s.   Today, I’ll be taking a look at the range of flavors and limited editions that Oreo has released over the past few years.

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Happy 100th Birthday to Oreo! – Part One: The History

Oreo cookies are not a candy – they’re a cookie.   Even so, I wanted to find a reason to post about this notable anniversary for the brand.  So I searched my files and you know what?  I found that I … Continue reading

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