Tag Archives: confectionery
As promised in yesterday’s post, today I’m marking the United States Presidential Election by covering M&M’s 2016 New Peanut Flavor Vote promotion. Make the jump to check it out!
With the US Presidential Election happening tomorrow, I wanted to reach back into the archives to present a voting scenario that was far more lighthearted than the one currently playing out. So make the jump to check out M&M’s 2010 … Continue reading
Way back in 1982, the Hershey company held a Summer promotion where they upped the size of each of their standard bars and alerted consumers to it with a bright on-pack call-out. I call it the “Hershey’s Now Larger” promotion … Continue reading
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
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!
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
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
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
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
When Halloween sections start arriving in stores, one of the first places I enjoy checking out is Target. They always have a big variety of offerings (with exclusives like this year’s Boo-terschotch M&M’s) and they also bring out a nice … Continue reading