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New for 2015: A New Halloween Ring Pop Package Design!

Happy Halloween!! One of the candy brands that tends to always provide specialty seasonal releases is Topps/Bazooka’s Ring Pop.  This year is no different, with the added bonus of an entirely new look for their Halloween Ring Pop big multi-bag … Continue reading

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Russell Stover’s Billion Dollar Halloween Bars!

There are certain seasonal candy items you see on store shelves year after year and as they become linked to the holiday, encountering them can become celebratory and comforting, like seeing an old friend.   For the Halloween holiday season, Reese’s … Continue reading

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A Trio of Spooky Vintage Bubblegum Vending Insert Cards!

For today’s post in our month-long CountdownToHalloween, I thought I’d pull a few of my more monsterrific bubblegum vending machine insert cards to showcase.  At least one of them might come off a bit more silly than spooky, but I … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Halloween Sugar Babies Monster Boxes!

During the Halloween season each year I (along with my recruited friends and family) scour store shelves to see what special packaging has been designed for the holiday.  There are many instances of seasonal items never showing up in the … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Mike and Ike Vampire Variety joins Last Year’s Mummy’s Mix!

Last year Just Born introduced a terrific Halloween seasonal edition of Mike and Ike called Mummy’s Mix, which quickly became one of my favorites for 2012.  And while that was a big hit, Just Born didn’t rest on their laurels … Continue reading

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New for 2013: Black Forest Halloween Gummy Bears (and Vampires and Werewolves, too!)

Today I’d like to share a few items from Black Forest, a company best known for their classic Gummy Bears.  Black Forest released a fun new boxed Halloween edition of their Gummy Bears for 2013 and I’ll take a look … Continue reading

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1975’s Monster Tears – A Strange and Unusual Drinkable Treat!

Years before drink boxes were to be found in children’s school backpacks, the Flexible Packaging division of the H.R. Nicholson company was producing what might be the clearest predecessor to them. In 1975 they created a monster-themed version of their … Continue reading

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