Monthly Archives: October 2013
Back in 1993, M&M/Mars built a seasonal promotion around a group of animated characters from a television special called The Last Halloween. Today I thought it would be fun to take a look at that brochure and maybe a little … Continue reading
Last year Just Born introduced a terrific Halloween seasonal edition of Mike and Ike called Mummy’s Mix, which quickly became one of my favorites for 2012. And while that was a big hit, Just Born didn’t rest on their laurels … 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
Today I’d like to share a few items from Black Forest, a company best known for their classic Gummy Bears. Black Forest released a fun new boxed Halloween edition of their Gummy Bears for 2013 and I’ll take a look … Continue reading
Willy Wonka is a huge brand name in the candy business today but it might be the 1980’s when the brand experienced its first golden age of success with new introductions like Nerds. The 80’s are also when non-Wonka products … Continue reading
New from Jelly Belly this Halloween season are a striking quartet of jelly bean packages released under the branding of Vile Villains!
Today we’re going to jump back in time to take a look at a trio of neat 1960’s Halloween magazine ads for Brach’s candies.
This year Topps/Bazooka introduced a new product extension for the season, Halloween Ring Pop Minis! Today I’ll be looking at those as well as the other Halloween Ring Pop goodies that I’ve picked up these last few years.
Smarties (the pressed dextrose candies found in the USA) are a classic treat that countless people have fond memories of. Because of their small, individually-wrapped size, they’ve always been a perfect treat to give out for Halloween. With that in … Continue reading
Always good for fun holiday releases, M&M’s doesn’t disappoint this year as they’ve brought out a brand new flavor for the Halloween season: Pumpkin Spice!