Tag Archives: Pop Rocks

Australia’s 7-Eleven Rocks with Slurpee Shocks!

Back in January I devoted a three part series to the history of branded confectionery offerings from 7-Eleven stores here in the United States.  I made special note of the two versions of Slurpee gum lines that were released in … Continue reading

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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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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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