Tag Archives: New Zealand

Willy Wonka’s Xploders — From Around the Globe!

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

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Australia’s Awesome New Wonka Bars for 2013!

Wonka is one of my favorite brands so I take notice even when they release something really neat on the other side of the planet.  Such was the case when the Australia-New Zealand arm of Nestle released a quartet of … Continue reading

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New Zombie Candy from New Zealand!

I returned to New York last night after spending nearly three weeks away visiting friends and family for the holidays.  While away I had planned to post regularly to this site, but I have to admit that it was tough … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown: Cadbury’s Santa’s Workshop Dairy Milk – From New Zealand!

It’s Christmas Eve and here at my mother’s house that means we are preparing things in anticipation of our big Christmas Eve dinner.   I’ve temporarily cleared a place at the dinner table to write today’s post before everyone arrives, … Continue reading

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Catching Up With CurlyWurly!

Over the last two posts I’ve focused entirely on Curly Wurly – first with the CurlyWurly Club Kit and then on the saga of the American CurlyWurly.  Today I’ll be wrapping up my CurlyWurly coverage by catching up with the … 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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Cadbury’s Batman Bar! Since there’s some movie coming out this weekend…

This weekend marks the premiere of the third (and final) Batman movie from Christopher Nolan; Batman – The Dark Knight Rises.   In order to celebrate the film’s release, I’ll be marking it by sharing an offering from 1992, and out … Continue reading

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Gummy Worms in a Chocolate Bar? Meet Cadbury’s Wriggler!

I’m sure it’s been done elsewhere, but this is the only time I’ve come across a wrapper for this particular confectionery combination.  Yes, from out of the 1990′s and Cadbury’s New Zealand branch, this treat served up an ordinary chocolate … Continue reading

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