Tag Archives: Reese’s

Super Bowl Sunday 2017 and Snickers’ Football Phrase Wrappers!

It’s once again Super Bowl Sunday, and once again I’ll be marking the day with some NFL tie-in candy wrappers!  This year I’ll be featuring Mars’ play on their successful “You’re Not Yourself When You’re Hungry” Snickers trait bar promotion, … Continue reading

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The Secret History of Reese’s Pieces with Peanuts!

Reese’s Pieces have been around since the late 1970’s, and over the years the brand has received limited run extensions in the form of Reese’s Pieces with the addition of Peanuts.  They did so just last year, but I was … Continue reading

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The Return (and History) of Reese’s Crunchy!!

This year the Hershey company has given the confectionery world a tasty flashback with their latest revival of Reese’s Crunchy!  It’s exciting news and prompted me to look back over the history of Crunchy’s various revivals as well as its … Continue reading

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New for Halloween 2014: Reese’s White Chocolate Pumpkins!

One of the many new confectionery products to arrive for the Halloween season this year is a variation on a beloved classic.  But what’s most surprising about this one is that it’s never been done before – because I’d just … Continue reading

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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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