Tag Archives: Nestle
Today is the beginning of our week-long two-year anniversary celebration for CollectingCandy.com – where each day we hope to share an extra-special post – culminating on Thursday, February 6th – when the site turns two. Kicking off our celebratory week … Continue reading
Back in 1998, Nestle UK introduced the Wonka Xploder bar to the world – at least the United Kingdom part of it. A chocolate bar infused with carbonated popping candy (ala Pop Rocks) – it seemed like a perfect kind … Continue reading
Store brands or “private label” candy offerings are typically generic treats like jelly beans and gummy bears but sometimes they’re repackaged name brand candies. 7-Select, the private label brand from 7-Eleven recently offered up a few name brands within their … Continue reading
Yesterday, Google announced that the next version of their Android mobile operating system will be named KitKat! With previous versions of their OS sporting nicknames like Cupcake, Jellybean and Ice Cream Sandwich, it should come as no surprise that they … Continue reading
Man of Steel, the latest cinematic interpretation of DC Comics’ Superman premiered at #1 in theaters over this past weekend. It made me realize this would be a great time to do a Superman-related post. So today I’d like to … Continue reading
For a candy collector the redesign of a major brand tends to be a big deal and that’s especially true for a confectionery classic like Wonka Nerds. While visiting my family for my niece’s High School graduation last week, I … Continue reading
Back for another Wacky Wednesdays post and another edition from the wonderful Wacky Packages Postcard Halloween series of 2012. Today we will look at a parody of the Nestle Crunch bar — Hunch.
Like most major candy brands, Rolo is a mainstay that has occasionally been the recipient of an oddball flavor spin-off. I documented a pair of these kinds of Rolo wrappers last year, but since then I’ve come across a few … Continue reading
Kicking off my week of Easter candy coverage is today’s post on Sunmark’s “New Easter Treats” for 1996. For those that aren’t familiar with the name, before Nestle acquired them, Sunmark was the company best-known for the Willy Wonka candy … Continue reading
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!