Category Archives: Peanut Butter

Boyer – From Mallo Cup to Fluffernutter and Everything In-Between!

For today’s post, I’m going to share my collection of vintage wrappers from Boyer, a company best-known for their classic Mallo Cup.  I’ve got a great range of historical Mallo Cup wrappers to show you as well as a few … Continue reading

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Peter Paul’s “No Jelly” – An oddly-named offering from the 70’s.

Back in 1972 the Peter Paul company, best known for their Mounds and Almond Joy offerings, released a bar to the market named for what it didn’t include rather than what it did.  The No Jelly bar.

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Reese’s New Peanut Butter Pumpkin Design!

As a candy packaging collector, it’s always fun when a standard brand undergoes a packaging redesign.  The evolution of packaging design is one of the aspects of collecting that I find the most fascinating.  So it was with a great … Continue reading

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Wonka Weekend Wrap-Up – Oompas and Skrunch Timelines!

After two big posts on Friday and Saturday, I intended to wrap-up my Wonka Weekend with visual timelines on Sunday, but had to stop the presses for last-minute new material.  So the timelines are being delivered today, just a day … Continue reading

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Stop The Presses!! A Wonka-Weekend Rewind!

I’ve said many times that what I love about candy history is that there are always surprises in store, even when you think you’ve got something all figured out.  Well, last night was no different. A few hours after getting … Continue reading

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Willy Wonka’s Outstanding Oompas!

Willy Wonka’s Oompas stand as one of my all-time favorite candy treats.  I loved them as a kid, and I’ve really enjoyed digging into the history of them as a collector.

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Evolution of the Skrunch! Willy Wonka’s Super Skrunch, that is.

As I teased yesterday, today’s article is the first half of a two-day span of coverage for the original two Wonka candy treats. Today, we’ll be talking about Willy Wonka’s Super Skrunch.  It might sound like an odd name, but … Continue reading

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Wonka Weekend Preview! – Super Skrunch and Oompas!

This Friday and Saturday, CollectingCandy.com will feature back-to-back posts on the two original offerings of the Wonka candy brand.   Included will be several never-before-seen wrappers that should serve as fun surprises. I’m excited to bring these important pieces of Wonka … Continue reading

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The King of Rock ‘n Roll and The King of Pop – A Pair of Kings in Candy!

Some days I have trouble coming up with a topic for CollectingCandy, and some days it’s like the pieces just fall into place.  For today’s column, I was really drawing a blank. So, as I sometimes do, I took my … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Whoppers Packaging History!

Whoppers malted milk balls – they’re a candy classic that’s been around in one form or another since 1939. Because they’ve been around so long, they’re a daunting topic to tackle – and the task to cover them proved to … Continue reading

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