Tag Archives: 80’s candy
Smarties (the pressed dextrose candies found in the USA) are a classic treat that countless people have fond memories of. Because of their small, individually-wrapped size, they’ve always been a perfect treat to give out for Halloween. With that in … Continue reading
Welcome back to the second day of our Cinnamon Hot Week! Today we’ll be shining a delicious light on a treat from the early 1990’s; Willy Wonka’s Everlasting HOT Gobstoppers!
It’s been a couple of weeks since I last pulled something from the 1970’s archives to share, so today I’m presenting a Wonka treat you’ve likely never seen before: Tangy Bloops Super Sour Candy!
Here at CollectingCandy.com I tend to throw around the adjectives “lost” and “forgotten” from time-to-time and I don’t think I’m being overly dramatic when I do. In the realm of vintage candy countless products have come and gone, seemingly in … Continue reading
I’m back in Nebraska this weekend helping celebrate my Niece’s High School Graduation so I’ve just got a short post for today. But it’s a fun one as we look at a flashy Super Mario Brothers bar wrapper from way … Continue reading
In the wake of the huge success that was Nerds, the Willy Wonka company attempted a number of similar follow-ups. One such treat was Willy Wonka’s Rinky Dinks, tiny jawbreakers with printed faces served up in a three-flavor, compartmentalized box.
Just under a year ago here on CollectingCandy.com, I posted my first look back at the Snickers Munch bar. At the time I had uncovered six unique wrapper designs across the four decade lifetime of the brand, but I was … Continue reading
[Warning: Today’s post is a little bananas.] Pablo Picasso had his “Blue Period” and Burt Convy’s Tatletales game show had its Banana Section, so perhaps it was destiny that the Tootise company would one day have a “Banana Period” of … Continue reading
Yesterday, I received an e-mail from a CollectingCandy.com reader named Jeff, asking me about a candy box that he’d remembered from the early 1990’s but couldn’t find any information for online. He believed that what he was remembering was a … Continue reading
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s December 25th – Christmas Day – so I wanted to share something a bit different and hopefully a bit special with you. For today’s topic, I picked my Hershey Holiday Gift catalog from … Continue reading