Tag Archives: Reese’s

A Variety of Valentine Wrapper Redesigns for 2014!

Over the course of time almost all candy packaging designs change and evolve – some subtly and some dramatically.  Those changes are a big part of what makes collecting them and discussing them here so much fun.   And just as … Continue reading

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins — Revised & Revisited!

For Halloween 2012 Reese’s updated its Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins with a brand new package design — a change that was covered here during last year’s countdown.  Since that time I’ve uncovered a pair of earlier versions which prompted today’s … Continue reading

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The Sidekick and the Fast Break – A Dual-Identity Bar!

Though “the Sidekick and the Fast Break” may sound like the title of a 1980′s buddy film, it actually represents  the two names under which a single bar was launched just over a decade ago.

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Happy Easter – The History of Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs!

To all of CollectingCandy.com’s readers that celebrate the holiday; Happy Easter!  It’s been fun counting down to today by sharing various Easter candy goodies and bits of confectionery history this week. I wanted to close out the week’s Easter coverage … Continue reading

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My Quest to Find all of Hershey’s Current King Size Bars!

A few weeks ago, I set about to pick up examples of each of the current Hershey family “King Size” bars.  I figured it would be cool to have whatever few wrappers they produced with the unifying “King Size” wedge … Continue reading

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The King of Rock ‘n Roll and The King of Pop – A Pair of Kings in Candy!

Some days I have trouble coming up with a topic for CollectingCandy, and some days it’s like the pieces just fall into place.  For today’s column, I was really drawing a blank. So, as I sometimes do, I took my … 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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Rockin’ the 80′s – Tale of the 30-Year-Old Snickers

When you are a collector of old candy wrappers and candy boxes, you quickly learn and have to accept that you’re collecting what most folks consider trash.   Candy wrappers are discarded, not saved.  Because of that fact, you look for … Continue reading

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