Full Set Friday: Contemporary Bubblicious Bubblegum Wrappers!

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Today’s Full Set Friday is a more typical example of setting out to “collect ’em all”, in that it is a classic brand and a broad assortment of currently-available flavors.  When I committed to putting together a set of current Bubblicious bubblegum wrappers a few years ago, it took a while to even suss out just how many there were as there was no list online or otherwise to refer to, but I eventually did figure it out and assembled the full set presented today.  Make the jump to check it out.

It’s been a few years since I put together this contemporary Bubblicious bubblegum wrapper set – it was 2012 to be exact.  Recalling back to when I first set out to collect them all, I had assumed that I’d find no more than half-a-dozen flavors, but it turned out there were ten different to discover.  It took me over a month of hunting Bubblicious, tracking down certain examples in out-of-the-way locations before the full set was assembled.   So the variety of flavors was not getting evenly distributed at the time, with a few presenting a real challenge.

Since it’s now a few years after I put the full set together, and since Cadbury-Adams has now become Mondelez, I’m not sure if there are still as many flavors of Bubblicous made today as I when I assembled these.  I can say that the wrapper styles found on shelves for the brand have not changed so these should be considered the current versions and the most up-to-date “full set”.  Even so, it’s probably worth double-checking that assumption, so I’ll be going out and doing some new retail sampling after today.

Now here’s a look at the full set of ten different contemporary Bubblicious bubblegum wrappers:

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Watermelon - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Watermelon – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Tropical Punch - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Tropical Punch – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Strawberry - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Strawberry – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Sour Citrus - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Sour Citrus – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Sour Apple - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Sour Apple – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Grape - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Grape – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Fruit Twist - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Fruit Twist – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Cotton Candy - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Cotton Candy – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Bubblegum - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Bubblegum – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Blueberry - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Blueberry – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

That’s all ten wrappers for the full variety of contemporary Bubblicious flavors.

But I have one more piece to share, as I do have a single flavor wrapper of a modern Bubblicious bubblegum pack picked up during a recent trip to Canada.  It was the only variety I could find up north and here it is:

Canada - Cadbury-Adams - Bubblicious Bubblegum Gomme Balloune - 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper - 2012

Canada – Cadbury-Adams – Bubblicious Bubblegum Gomme Balloune – 5-piece pack bubblegum wrapper – 2012

The current Bubblicious package design has been in place since 2008 and is probably due for a logo or packaging design refresh.  Not sure if that refresh is coming soon or years from now, but when it does I’ll be ready to build a whole new Bubblicious “full set”.  And that’s it for another edition of Full Set Fridays and our look at contemporary Bubblicious bubblegum wrappers.  Hope you liked it and I’ll see you next time!

[Note: For more Bubblicious fun, check out our 2013 post on Japan Bubblicious releases from a few years back.]

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About Jason Liebig

A New York City based writer, editor and sometimes actor. After spending much of the 1990′s in the comic book business helping tell the stories of Marvel Comics’ X-Men as series editor, he has since split his time between developing his own entertainment properties while still consulting and working on others. Having been described as “the Indiana Jones of lost and forgotten candy”, Jason is one of the country’s premier candy collectors and historians with his discoveries appearing in countless blogs, magazines, newspaper articles, and books. Always happy to share his knowledge and unique perspectives on this colorful part of our popular culture, Jason has consulted with New York’s Museum of Food and Drink and has also been a featured guest on Food Network’s Heavyweights, France’s M6 Capital, and New York’s TheActionRoom.com. My Google Profile+
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