Tag Archives: Nestle

Nestle’s Calypso Bar!

Though I don’t remember the Nestle Calypso bar, I’ve had a 1960’s wrapper in my collection for a few years and it’s pretty neat.  Recently I acquired a previously-unknown 1970’s Calypso bar wrapper with a completely different design and thought … Continue reading

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That Time Nestle Gave The Finger to Butterfinger!

Though the title of today’s post might sound like some negative thing, it’s not.   Because today’s post is all about when Nestle promoted the Butterfinger brand with a slightly edgy, humorous take on itself.  It’s also how they renamed Butterfinger … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Willy Wonka’s Halloween Ghostopper and More!

Every once in a while I come across something that blows my candy historian-and-collector mind.  Such was the case with a trio of digital files that recently landed in my inbox; files that reveal unused designs for a series of … Continue reading

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Nestlé Canada’s 2012 Halloween Lineup!

For Halloween 2012, Nestlé Canada has whipped up cool repackaged versions of four of their biggest brands.  Today I’ll be taking a look at these spooky offerings from up north.

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Happy 46th Birthday, Star Trek! Featuring 1975’s Star Trek The Animated Series Bars!

Today marks the 46th Anniversary of the original television broadcast of Gene Roddenberry’s creation, Star Trek.   In honor on that entertainment milestone, I’ll be sharing a set of UK Nestle wrappers from 1975, and based on Star Trek the Animated … Continue reading

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The Original 1937 Rolo!

Just over two months ago, I wrote about the history of Rolo.  At the time, the earliest wrapper I had to show you was from 1952, but today I get to reveal what the very first Rolo wrapper from 1937 … Continue reading

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The $100,000 Bar – A 100 Grand History.

[Note:  For an updated look back at Nestle’s 100 Grand history, check out “50 Years of Nestle’s 100 Grand Bar History!”] According to my research, Nestle filed the trademark for the $100,000 bar way back in 1964, though some accounts … Continue reading

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Whoops! I Missed a few Rolos!

Only a few days ago I posted an extensive Rolo Roundup, and somehow while bringing together dozens of foreign and domestic wrappers spread across seven decades, I missed a few.   Trying to keep so many wrappers in so many spots … Continue reading

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The Brief American Release of Nestle’s Aero Bar – Revealed!

The Aero bar is a well-known treat in the UK as well as in Canada, but here in the United States, it remains relatively unknown.  But that almost wasn’t the case, back in the late 1980’s.  [Edit: The US release … Continue reading

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Our Big Rolo Roundup! 75 Years of Rolo!

Today is unofficially my 100th article for CollectingCandy.com, so I wanted to make it a big one.   [Note: This is actually post 105, but several of those were directing readers to other things, so this would be my 100th … Continue reading

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