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The Colorful Characters of Shari Candies!

I’ve written before about my appreciation of private label or store brand candy packaging and how it offers all manner of variety in what could otherwise be a fairly repetitive category.  Oftentimes, private label candy packaging is simply the name … Continue reading

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The Surprising Candy of Howard Johnson’s!

I’ll often talk about how much I enjoy branded candy packaging that comes from unusual sources like private label or “store brands”.  These aren’t your typical Hershey or Mars offerings in that you can only find them at specific retail … Continue reading

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It’s So Nice! A Walgreens Private Label Candy Update!

Today I’m going to revisit a topic I first covered back in March of 2013 – the candy products from Walgreens’ Nice! private label line. Not long after that initial post, I followed it up with a piece on Walgreens’ … Continue reading

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IGA Grocery Stores’ Private Label Confectionery Offerings!

Over the past couple years I’ve touched upon my growing fascination with private label or “store branded” candy offerings, first with Walgreens’ Nice line and later on with 7-Eleven’s own “Select” confectionery products. Store brand packaging is the kind of … Continue reading

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Target’s Halloween Private Label Goodies for 2014!

Target stores have been building out impressive Halloween seasonal sections for as long as I can recall and this year is certainly no exception.  A big part of those annual seasonal offerings is their private label or store brand product … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Trader Joe’s Colorful Candy Isle!

I am not a regular Trader Joe’s customer so it’s quite an adventure and a treat when I get to visit one of their stores.  My lack of regular trips should not reflect any shortage of affection I have for … Continue reading

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Walgreens Nice! Candy Packaging – Now in Box Form!

It was just a month ago that I talked about the delightful Walgreens store-brand Nice! candy packaging, and today I get to follow-up on that coverage. Starting this month, Walgreens has expanded the Nice! candy range beyond peg packs to … Continue reading

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Walgreens’ Delightfully “Nice!” Candy Packaging!

Back in August of last year, I received a call from my mother asking if I’d seen or picked up the new Walgreens “Nice!” branded candy.  At the time I hadn’t, but a few months later while back in Nebraska … Continue reading

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