Category Archives: Canadian
Today is the beginning of our week-long two-year anniversary celebration for CollectingCandy.com – where each day we hope to share an extra-special post – culminating on Thursday, February 6th – when the site turns two. Kicking off our celebratory week … Continue reading
Today is January 31st, 2014 – so here on CollectingCandy.com we want to recognize the celebration of the Chinese New Year! For those that don’t know, in the 12-year cycle of animals that make up the Chinese Zodiac, today marks … Continue reading
Count Chocula: he’s one of the edgy rock stars of the cereal mascot world and because of that I thought he was also the perfect spokesman to feature for a Countdown To Halloween post. And just to be clear; I’m … Continue reading
I’m excited to announce that Hershey’s classic 1970’s Rally bar has returned to shelves across the nation! Because of this unexpected-and-groovy news, I’m preempting the start of our Halloween Countdown coverage today to look back at the history of the … Continue reading
For the final day of Cinnamon Hot Week, I wanted to dig deep into a brand that has always been a favorite of mine, Just Born’s Hot Tamales! This will be the final post in our week-long coverage of all … Continue reading
It’s Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals and tonight the San Antonio Spurs or the Miami Heat will come away with an NBA championship. In recognition of that, I selected a number of NBA-related candy packages from my collection … Continue reading
Several times here on this site I’ve reminisced about visiting my hometown Woolworth’s store while growing up and how those are some of my most vivid childhood candy memories. I even dedicated a post to my love of Woolworth’s and … Continue reading
Just a one-off for today, folks. This one comes from mid-60’s Canada and the Neilson candy company. It’s Neilson’s Candy Time bar.
Though “the Sidekick and the Fast Break” may sound like the title of a 1980’s buddy film, it actually represents the two names under which a single bar was launched just over a decade ago.
Checking my files and my memories of various candy promotions, I can’t recall any instance of a major candy company letting consumers vie for a chance to name a bar. But sometime around the year 2000, that’s just what Hershey … Continue reading