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A Quick Taste of Counter-Culture Candy — Or When Social Movements Become Tasty Treats!
I wanted to share something quick and fun today, so I came up with two pieces that reflect the counter-culture movement of the 60’s and 70’s, albeit in a small way. Hippies – what can I say? I grew up … Continue reading
Mighty Malts – A 1970’s Malted Milk Ball Superhero and a Confectionery Classic!
Most of you have probably never heard of Mighty Malt, and might not even be familiar with the candy he briefly reigned as the mascot for: Mighty Malts malted milk balls. While Mighty Malt himself has long-since faded into retirement, … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays – Pieces!
After yesterday’s article on the 30th Anniversary of E.T., and the subsequent coverage of Reese’s Pieces, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to cover one of the most prescient Wacky Packages stickers ever; a parody of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays – Wrecko!
I have yet to commit much coverage to the Necco brand here on CollectingCandy.com, but it’s not for lack of desire. Necco is an important American brand, so when I get there, I want to do it right. Until then, … Continue reading