Tag Archives: Wonka
Breaker Confections 1978 Meet ‘n Treat Halloween Line Brochure!
Today I’ll be sharing an amazing piece from the late 1970’s that details a trio of treat-size Halloween offerings from Breaker Confections – Breaker being one early part of the Wonka brand family. Make the jump to check out Breaker … Continue reading
A History of Willy Wonka’s Valentine’s Gobstopper Heartbreakers!
With Valentine’s Day arriving tomorrow, I thought it was the perfect time to dig into the history of a seasonal spin-off that has become a holiday classic: Willy Wonka’s (Gobstopper) Heartbreakers! Make the jump to check it out.
1989’s “Now Plumper” Nerds! Plus: Hot and Cool Nerds Revisited!!
Hi all! Going to be kicking off our Halloween programming at the half-way point of October this year rather than our traditional month-long coverage. I’ll explain more on that tomorrow (Spoiler: We’re trying to launch a new bubblegum!) but today … Continue reading
Willy Wonka’s DinaSour Eggs – A Classic 80’s Treat!
As Jurassic World continues its weeks-long Summer box office domination, I thought it would be fun to revisit some dinosaur-themed confectionery treats from the past. Most kids delight in dinosaurs and many (myself included) even go through a phase of … Continue reading
A Remarkable Wrapper Array for Wonka’s Randoms Gummies!
Nestle-Wonka introduced their Randoms gummies product to the USA marketplace early last year. The concept was simple and appealing: the shapes and assortment of the gummy candies in each package would be “random” creating an “endless gummy variety”. If you’ve … Continue reading
New for 2014: Caramel Apple Laffy Taffy!!
Caramel apple seems to be the trending limited edition candy flavor this season with a number of brands offering their version of the classic mix. One example that’s new this year is from Nestle’s Wonka brand – so make the … Continue reading
Willy Wonka UK’s Halloween Screams from 1999!
Across the pond and just before the turn of the Millennium, Nestle UK created a brief but fun seasonal release with their Wonka Screams. Make the jump to check out these chocolate-covered raspberry Halloween treats!
From 2007: Willy Wonka’s Halloween Nerds Monster Potions!
For today’s vintage CountdownToHalloween entry, we’re jumping back to the the most recent decade to pass us by. And while the journey back in time may not be as long as some others that we’ve taken this month, I think … Continue reading
Celebrating our One-Millionth Pageview with Pangburn’s Millionaires!
Two nights ago while I slept, CollectingCandy.com’s page view counter ticked over past one million. It’s such a big round number and one I’m excited to see the site hit. As such, I thought the perfect way to mark the … Continue reading
Nerds Hot and Cool – Discovered!! A CollectingCandy.com World Premiere!!
It’s been a busy few weeks of research here at CollectingCandy.com HQ and today I’m excited to bring a groovy confectionery discovery (and new CollectingCandy.com exclusive) to light: the only known image of a Nerds Hot and Cool candy box!