Tag Archives: gum
I’ve spoken before about Amurol, the division of Wrigley responsible for things like Big League Chew and Bubble Tape among many other fun products. Though they started as a sugarless gum company, they ended up becoming the novelty arm of … Continue reading
Couldn’t decide what to talk about today, so I put my hand in the grab-bag and came out with a rather unusual piece from Philadelphia Chewing Gum’s Swell subsidiary – Earth Shaker bubble gum.
I’ve previously pointed out that the history of candy and gum packaging is largely unknown. It’s a bit like a fossil record in that for every piece you’ve seen, there are likely ten more that you haven’t. For me that’s … Continue reading
Though I am a candy wrapper and candy box collector, I’m also a cereal box collector. Each hobby has it’s own wonderful quirks and qualities, and sometimes the two of those hobbies crossover. Marketers long-ago figured out that a kid … Continue reading
Before I get to the subject of today’s post, I wanted to thank everyone for giving CollectingCandy.com such a terrific response yesterday. Thanks for the Tweets, the site mentions, the comments, and the e-mails. I approached that first article with … Continue reading
PREFACE When I set out to launch CollectingCandy.com, my mission was clear: celebrate the history of candy packaging, its marketing, and the people behind it. Sure, the title was Collecting Candy, but I felt that you didn’t need to be … Continue reading