Tag Archives: 60’s candy
From the Kraft Candy Kitchens of 1962 – Treat Boxes!
I recently had the opportunity to take possession of a really neat group of unused vintage product packaging, all from the 1962-1963 period. Originally saved by a salesman from the Marathon printing company, they were used to showcase the kinds … Continue reading
Hot Week: Willy Wonka’s Everlasting Hot Gobstoppers!!
Welcome back to the second day of our Cinnamon Hot Week! Today we’ll be shining a delicious light on a treat from the early 1990’s; Willy Wonka’s Everlasting HOT Gobstoppers!
Hot Week: PEZ Hot Cinnamon Candy from the 1960’s!
Our first Cinnamon Hot Week posting is a wild one as it features a cinnamon hot flavor of a candy I never would have expected and had never heard of until recently: Hot Cinnamon Pez!
Brach’s Boxes of the 1960’s!
Recently I posted about my success in locating a pair of 1960’s Breaker Confections boxes I’d long been searching for. At the same time I found those I also acquired two 1960’s Brach’s candy boxes, adding to the two I’d … Continue reading
Breaker Confections’ 5-Cent Window Boxes from 1963!!
Breaker Confections is a name that you might not know, although you’ll certainly recognize some of their more successful creations like Bottle Caps, Tart N Tinys and Everlasting Gobstoppers. The company name was retired when it became a part of … Continue reading
Nestle’s Calypso Bar!
Though I don’t remember the Nestle Calypso bar, I’ve had a 1960’s wrapper in my collection for a few years and it’s pretty neat. Recently I acquired a previously-unknown 1970’s Calypso bar wrapper with a completely different design and thought … Continue reading
Christmas Countdown: Beich’s Classic Santa Claus Candy and More!
For decades the company Beich’s, also known as Bike’s, was one of the larger confectioners on the candy landscape. Among many long-running products, they produced Laffy Taffy, which is still produced today by the Nestle company under their Wonka brand. … Continue reading
The Original Razzles – Discovered!!
Today marks my third Razzles post for CollectingCandy, as it’s been quite a year of research and discovery for me on the topic. When I posted my “All About Razzles” article back on April 2nd, I thought I’d seen it … Continue reading
Yipes! Stripes!! It’s Sour Bites!!
Today I’m going to cover a wonderful little product that was produced by the Beech-Nut company from the mid-1960’s likely until the early 80’s: Sour Bites.
The $100,000 Bar – A 100 Grand History.
[Note: For an updated look back at Nestle’s 100 Grand history, check out “50 Years of Nestle’s 100 Grand Bar History!”] According to my research, Nestle filed the trademark for the $100,000 bar way back in 1964, though some accounts … Continue reading