Tag Archives: Starburst
New for Halloween 2016: Cauldron Skittles! Plus: 2015’s Starburst Halloween Mix!!
For the Halloween season this year, Wrigley delighted candy fans by releasing a new Skittles flavor mix with a seasonal theme called “Cauldron”. This follows up their release last year of a super-fun Halloween Mix for their Starburst brand that … Continue reading
Australia’s Starburst Gummies & More!
As a candy enthusiast, historian and collector, I love finding unusual product or flavor extensions of candy brands I already know well. There’s just something especially compelling about that familiar logo matched up with unfamiliar elements that makes up a … Continue reading
Easter Week 2014: Starburst Jellybeans! (They’ve been around longer than you think!)
If Halloween is the season of candy corn than Easter must certainly be the season of the jellybean. It no doubt has to do with how well the colorful confections complement the look of traditionally dyed Easter Eggs. These days, … Continue reading
From the Darkside to the Tropics – New on Shelves this Week!
Much of my work here on CollectingCandy.com is related to uncovering and celebrating the histories of candy packaging and marketing, but that still leaves room to eyeball the current crop of confectionery goodies and cheer lead them as well. Since … Continue reading
Candilicious – A 1980’s Fruit-Chew-Cousin to Bubblicious!
Back in 1988 Warner-Lambert, the company that created Bubblicious bubble gum a decade earlier, released Candilicious. A fruit chew confection that I’m guessing was similar to Starburst, Candilicious featured colorful packaging and a name/logo combination that was clearly inspired by … Continue reading