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Tag Archives: United Kingdom
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.
Back in 1998, Nestle UK introduced the Wonka Xploder bar to the world – at least the United Kingdom part of it. A chocolate bar infused with carbonated popping candy (ala Pop Rocks) – it seemed like a perfect kind … Continue reading
Like most major candy brands, Rolo is a mainstay that has occasionally been the recipient of an oddball flavor spin-off. I documented a pair of these kinds of Rolo wrappers last year, but since then I’ve come across a few … Continue reading
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
Hello, everyone! I’d intended to start my Christmas Countdown on Monday when I’d first arrived back in Nebraska for the holidays, but I didn’t. As things go, I’ve been entirely caught up with spending time with family. Which I think … Continue reading
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
As a kid, and even as an adult, I’ve always appreciated a good fan club kit. I fondly recall getting my Star Wars Fan Club Kit back in 1978 with all the goodies that came along with that first package. … Continue reading
Tomorrow here in the United States we celebrate one of the foundations of our democracy – Election Day. I thought I’d mark this momentous occasion with a wonderfully-unusual candy wrapper from the UK. It’s a chocolate bar designed for dogs … Continue reading
Released in the United Kingdom around 1979 or 1980, Trebor’s Mummies were a roll candy of sorts with a cool series of “Tales of the Tomb” wrappers that encouraged kids to collect them all!