Tag Archives: retro
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
A Friday Favorite for Summer – Willy Wonka’s Watermelon!
As we head into the summer months, thoughts of going to the beach, the pool or the park (or just about anywhere outside) fill my head. When I think back to the candy I picked up during some of my … Continue reading
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
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – CollectingCandy-style!
I somehow missed that yesterday was the 30th Anniversary of the original release of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – a classic film that contains a classic candy tie-in. That tie-in being Reese’s Pieces. A day late it might be, but … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays – Jerkyfruits!
In today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we take on the 1974’s Wacky Packages parody of Jujyfruits — Jerkyfruits.
Our Big Rolo Roundup! 75 Years of Rolo!
Today is unofficially my 100th article for CollectingCandy.com, so I wanted to make it a big one. [Note: This is actually post 105, but several of those were directing readers to other things, so this would be my 100th … Continue reading
A 1950’s Peter Paul Wrapper with a Giggle-Worthy Name.
I’m going to be swamped today with non-candy-related commitments, but I wanted to share something quick and light with everyone today.
Wacky Wednesdays – Wrecko!
I have yet to commit much coverage to the Necco brand here on CollectingCandy.com, but it’s not for lack of desire. Necco is an important American brand, so when I get there, I want to do it right. Until then, … Continue reading
Wonka Nerds from Around the World!
Nerds have been a confectionery favorite since they were first introduced back in 1982. Yep, they’re celebrating their 30th Anniversary this year, and I’ll be delving into their history in more detail, later this summer. Today, however, I’d like to … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays – Bum Bums!
For this week’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we turn our attention to 1974’s Wacky Packages Series 6, and Bum Bums, the parody of Nabisco Confections’ Pom Poms.