Category Archives: Nestle
Jumping back to the mid-1970’s for today’s Countdown-to-Halloween post, I wanted to share a pair of vintage ads promoting Halloween treats from Nestle. Make the jump to check them out!
Kit Kat’s earliest days are well-recorded. Created in the United Kingdom by the Rowntree company all the way back in 1935 as Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp (officially branded as Kit Kat in 1937), it would eventually grow to become a worldwide … Continue reading
Happy Easter, everyone! To mark today’s holiday, I’ve opened my archives and dug back to the 1990’s for a wonderful set of Sweetarts Easter promotional sales materials. These feature a surprisingly diverse and delightful array of Easter product under the Sweetarts … Continue reading
For the past five years, I’ve made it an annual tradition to gather together some of my favorite “collector acquisitions” from the previous twelve months in the form of a visual collage. While it is by no means a comprehensive … Continue reading
Nestle Crunch recently partnered up with Charles M. Schulz’ Peanuts characters, first launching with a fun selection of packaging for Christmas 2014. That partnership promises to see the Peanuts characters gracing Nestle Crunch packaging throughout the year, with new holiday … Continue reading
The (Nearly) Definitive History of Nestle’s Choco’Lite! — Plus: CollectingCandy.com’s Third Anniversary!
Today is special to me as it marks the Third Anniversary of CollectingCandy.com – first launched on February 6th, 2012. And while I wasn’t able to program a week-long anniversary celebration as I did last year, I have endeavored to … Continue reading
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
Kicking off our Christmas Countdown today, I’ll be showcasing the return of the Peanuts gang to some mainstream confectionery holiday offerings. I should mention that the Peanuts characters have already been featured on a series of seasonal releases from Russell … Continue reading
Happy Halloween, everyone! It’s hard to believe that it’s already October 31st and the end of all the Halloween fun I’ve been having. Lots of non-site stuff to do still today, so this entry is going to be brief. And … Continue reading
Traditionally, the United States gets the bulk of Halloween-themed candy, but in recent years the popularity of Halloween has grown around the world. That’s led to some pretty cool Halloween confectionery releases originating in spots outside of the good old … Continue reading