Tag Archives: old

Carlos V – Building a history for the King of Chocolate Bars.

I first became aware of Nestle’s Carlos V bar a year or two ago, when I saw the oddly-smallish bar at a Walgreens.  At the time I wondered if it was an import or a new Nestle product, but I … 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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Pop Bottle Candy – a Topps classic from my Woolworth’s youth.

Since I launched CollectingCandy.com, there are a few topics that I’ve been especially excited to talk about and share pieces of – and Pop Bottle Candy is definitely one of them.

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A favorite from the archives – Cadbury’s Amazin’ Raisin Bar.

It’s a short post today, as I’m dedicating most of my time this weekend to reorganizing my unfiled wrappers and boxes.  Since launching last month, I’ve been reminded of the areas of my archive that need some administrative attention.  With … Continue reading

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Butterfingers and Bart – Nestle’s Affair with The Simpsons

The Simpsons and the Butterfinger – the connection may not be as obvious as it once was, but during the early days and in fact the first decade of their existence, The Simpsons were inexorably tied to the crispity, crunchety, … Continue reading

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