Monthly Archives: August 2012
As a kid, I never bought into the idea that raisins were, in fact, “nature’s candy”. To ten-year-old me, they were some scary dried-up fruit. But as I’ve grown older I’ve warmed to the “nature’s candy” idea, and I’ve certainly … Continue reading
Back in the Fall of 2009, Nestle ran an unusual promotion for its Butterfinger line involving a Circle-K exclusive vintage Butterfinger, a solid gold Butterfinger, and a distraught Seth Green asking, “Dude, where’s my Butterfinger bar?”
Back in the mid-1970’s, the Ward Candy Company, best known at the time for brands like Bit-O-Honey, Goobers and Chunky, put out a lesser known brand of taffy-like candy called Yours Chewly.
It’s been quite a year for Great Britain. They just wrapped up a successful Summer Olympics, and back in June they celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. For those that don’t know, a Jubilee celebration marks years on … Continue reading
Today’s post is about one of candy’s one-hit wonders – a product that likely didn’t last more than a year before it disappeared into confectionery history – Donruss’ Flat Foot bubble gum.
Today I’ll be covering a group of currently-available wrappers from the Mars company; the 2-to-Go selections. As I’ve shared in the past, though I focus most of my efforts on vintage candy packaging, I do like to keep up with … Continue reading
For this weeks’ edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we’ll be looking at a classic from 1974’s Wacky Packages Series 9 — 3 Mosquitoes.
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.
Back on August 12th and 13th of 2008 (four years ago this week), I set about to try to find an unintentional time-capsule I’d buried in my grandmother’s backyard, some 25 years earlier. It was a fun two-day adventure that … Continue reading