Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day 2015 gets Snoopy with Nestle Crunch!

Nestle Crunch recently partnered up with Charles M. Schulz’ Peanuts characters, first launching with a fun selection of packaging for Christmas 2014.  That partnership promises to see the Peanuts characters gracing Nestle Crunch packaging throughout the year, with new holiday … Continue reading

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Valentine’s M&M’s Packs from Taiwan!

Happy Valentine’s Day!! M&M’s can always be counted on for a great assortment of seasonal offerings each year and that’s certainly true for the Valentine’s holiday.  And while those are always neat to see, I recently picked up something especially … Continue reading

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Brach’s 1972 “Share a Little Love” Valentine’s Day Promotion!

For today’s pre-Valentine’s Day post, I’ll be sharing a Brach’s candy salesman promotional packet created in support of their 1972 “Share a Little Love” campaign.  It’s a terrific and unique look into our confectionery past and it follows up a … Continue reading

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A Variety of Valentine Wrapper Redesigns for 2014!

Over the course of time almost all candy packaging designs change and evolve – some subtly and some dramatically.  Those changes are a big part of what makes collecting them and discussing them here so much fun.   And just as … Continue reading

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Russell Stover’s Rich Variety of Valentine’s Hearts!

I’m happy to continue my coverage of Russell Stover’s holiday editions today with their 2014 variety of individually-wrapped hearts.   Following up posts on Russell Stover’s Halloween Pumpkins and their wonderful variety of Christmas Santas and Snowmen, it’s fun to be … Continue reading

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New Valentine’s Mike and Ike & Hot Tamales for 2014!

This year, the Just Born company is continuing its roll-out of new holiday packages with all-new Valentine’s box designs for Hot Tamales as well as Mike and Ike.  In addition to taking a smoldering good look at those, today I’ll … Continue reading

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Sweetart Hearts and other Wonka Valentine’s Goodies!

Yesterday’s Valentine’s post was all about Sweethearts, but I have confess to unconsciously dropping the “h” and “e” and typing SweeTARTS instead, several times when drafting it.  Guess I was just excited about today’s post which is dedicated to Sweetarts … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Candy Classic: Sweethearts Conversation Hearts!

Today I’m going to share a bit of the packaging history of that most classic of Valentine’s treat, the conversation heart.  More specifically I’m going to cover the best-known brand of conversation hearts, Necco’s Sweethearts.

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LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s Treats Brochure!

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching I’ve decided to dedicate the next few days’ posts to Valentine’s-related candy.  Today, I’ll be sharing the contents of a neat little sales brochure covering LifeSavers’ 1994 Valentine’s offerings!

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Happy Valentine’s Day! – CollectingCandy-style.

Though Valentine’s Day is a holiday intimately intertwined with the idea of roses and  heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, it’s not my top holiday for candy collecting.   Perhaps next to the monster-adorned packaging for Halloween, or the Santa-&-Snowmen bounty of … Continue reading

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