Tag Archives: UK

The Wombles! Cadbury’s Groovy 1970’s Chocolate Bars!

Today I’m taking a look at a series of wrappers released by Cadbury UK in the early-1970’s which featured characters from the classic children’s television show, The Wombles.

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A Fun One For Friday – Barratt’s A-Team Bubblegum from the UK!

Wanted to post up a fun pop-culture piece for today and I think I’ve got the perfect one.  Back in 1983 the UK’s Barratt company released “The A-Team Super Stringy Bubble Gum” in a grape flavor.

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Candy Care Package from Germany!

As a candy collector, it’s fun to pick up the things you can’t get locally, and it’s especially fun when those things come from overseas. Though there is a rich and wonderful world of international confections to sample and consume, … Continue reading

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Catching Up With CurlyWurly!

Over the last two posts I’ve focused entirely on Curly Wurly – first with the CurlyWurly Club Kit and then on the saga of the American CurlyWurly.  Today I’ll be wrapping up my CurlyWurly coverage by catching up with the … Continue reading

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A Pair of Halloween Candy Dips!

It’s been a whirlwind of comic book-related fun for me this weekend at New York Comic Con 2012, and today I’m enjoying winding down from that.   So for this Sunday post, I’m going to cover two different dipping candies that … Continue reading

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The Original 1937 Rolo!

Just over two months ago, I wrote about the history of Rolo.  At the time, the earliest wrapper I had to show you was from 1952, but today I get to reveal what the very first Rolo wrapper from 1937 … Continue reading

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Whoops! I Missed a few Rolos!

Only a few days ago I posted an extensive Rolo Roundup, and somehow while bringing together dozens of foreign and domestic wrappers spread across seven decades, I missed a few.   Trying to keep so many wrappers in so many spots … Continue reading

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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

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A favorite from the archives – Cadbury’s Amazin’ Raisin Bar.

It’s a short post today, as I’m dedicating most of my time this weekend to reorganizing my unfiled wrappers and boxes.  Since launching last month, I’ve been reminded of the areas of my archive that need some administrative attention.  With … Continue reading

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A few new CurlyWurly bits.

Today I’d like to update my coverage of Cadbury’s CurlyWurly, based on a pair of new acquisitions and a deep search into my own files that turned up a wrapper I hadn’t found when I did my previous CurlyWurly article.

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