Category Archives: Holiday
My Year in Collecting: 2017!
While most folks do their 2017 “year in review” type editorials in December or January, mine tend to slip to February and in the case of this year and last, the month of March. Even so, I’m wonderfully-excited to share … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day 2017 with Six New Just Born Boxes!!
Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! While there was a lot of great new Valentine’s seasonal offerings this year, I’ve only time for one post. I’m choosing to dedicate today’s feature on the six new-for-2017 Just Born boxed Valentine’s seasonal offerings – … Continue reading
Happy Thanksgiving 2016 from CollectingCandy!!
Today is Thanksgiving here in the United States and for so many of us that means a mix of family, food, football, and friends. Where branded candy is concerned, Thanksgiving tends to be one of the overlooked holidays but over … Continue reading
The Rest Of the Best Of 2016’s New Halloween Candy!
Each year, candy manufacturers roll out fresh seasonal offerings and packaging for the Halloween holiday and during this year’s Countdown I’ve managed to cover a number of awesome examples. But with our 2016 Countdown To Halloween coming to a close, … Continue reading
Fleer’s 1980’s Goblin Stix Candy (with Halloween Finger Puppets)!
Back in the early 1980’s, the Fleer company merged classic stick candy with rubber Halloween finger puppets to create a unique and outstanding confectionery offering called Goblin Stix. Make the jump to check them out!
Kit Kat’s Awesome Halloween Cat Mascot Packs! Plus Kit Kat Darkness!
Around this time last year, Hershey started to upgrade their snack size packaging with a series of new seasonal mascots. But it wasn’t until 2016 that the “Kit Kat Cat” arrived and for the Halloween season they’ve really outdone themselves … Continue reading
You’ve Been Booed! Praim’s History of Fun Halloween Chocolate Bars!
For today’s entry in our Countdown To Halloween, I’m going to look at a selection of offerings from Praim Confections. It’s a company you probably haven’t heard of, but you’ve almost certainly seen their seasonal bars and appreciated their strong … Continue reading
Unreal Candy’s Awesome “Supernatural” Halloween Offerings!
For those that aren’t familiar with the name, Unreal Candy is marketed as an organic and affordable alternative to some of the big brand mainstays of the candy isle. On the packaging design side of things, they launched with a … Continue reading
3 Musketeers’ Spooky Red Halloween Fun Size 2016 Evolution!
When documenting the history of candy, you can find yourself spending a lot of time tracking the ever changing landscape of the presently on-sale products and how they change. Sometimes it’s a dramatic redesign or reformulation, but other times it … Continue reading
7-Eleven’s Halloween Private Label Evolution!
I first became fascinated with 7-Eleven’s private label brand back in 2014 when I noticed they were including well-known confectionery products and logos on some of their 7-Select brand packages. Since then, I’ve been keen to keep up with all … Continue reading