Tag Archives: nostalgia

Boyer – From Mallo Cup to Fluffernutter and Everything In-Between!

For today’s post, I’m going to share my collection of vintage wrappers from Boyer, a company best-known for their classic Mallo Cup.  I’ve got a great range of historical Mallo Cup wrappers to show you as well as a few … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Pieces!

After yesterday’s article on the 30th Anniversary of E.T., and the subsequent coverage of Reese’s Pieces, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to cover one of the most prescient Wacky Packages stickers ever; a parody of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups … Continue reading

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Ode to Woolworth’s – The magical isle of my candy youth.

I grew up in Nebraska in the 1970′s, and in the town where I grew up, we had a Woolworth’s store.   Without a doubt it had the best selection of candy and gum in town and because of that, I … Continue reading

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Easter Flashback! A Woolworth’s Offering from 1968.

Just a few days left before Easter, so make sure to get your goodies while you can. Certainly one of the biggest days for candy, and for candy packaging, Easter is one we’re excited to celebrate here on the site. … Continue reading

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Nestle Quik in bar form – Drink up some 1990′s chocolaty goodness.

I grew up loving Nestle Quik chocolate milk – the kind you made yourself with powder.  The commercials featuring the Quik Bunny were tied into that experience and, just like the kids in those commercials, I could put away a … Continue reading

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Amurol Innovation – Nutty Novelty Gum from 1995

I’ve spoken before about Amurol, the division of Wrigley responsible for things like Big League Chew and Bubble Tape among many other fun products.  Though they started as a sugarless gum company, they ended up becoming the novelty arm of … Continue reading

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A Cowboy from the UK – The British Texan

Back in the 1970′s, UK-based Rowntree Mackintosh released their Texan bar with the tagline, “The Mighty Chew”. With a cool mascot and a neat wrapper, it’s been one of the vintage UK brands I’ve become enamored with as I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Zotz – Where the fizz still is.

I have clear memories of Zotz candy from when I was a kid, both the packaging and the confectionery experience it contained.  The Zotz name and logo was like a comic book sound effect, and it accurately described the exclamation … Continue reading

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Mars Mixes it Up – A Tricky Trinity of Timeless Brands: Part Two

A quick recap on yesterday’s Part One: For decades, Snickers bars were sold as Marathon bars over in the United Kingdom, while the US had a its own different Marathon through the 1970′s.  But in the early 1990′s the UK … Continue reading

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