Stop! Candy Time!

Canada - Neilson's - Candy Time - 10-cent chocolate candy bar wrapper - circa 1965

Canada – Neilson’s – Candy Time – 10-cent chocolate candy bar wrapper – circa 1965

Just a one-off for today, folks.  This one comes from mid-60’s Canada and the Neilson candy company.  It’s Neilson’s Candy Time bar.

If the name of any bar epitomizes an enjoyable moment spent with a confection better than this one, I’ve not found it.  Candy Time might even be the way I will start referring to the hours spent crafting posts for this site.  “Can’t watch a movie tonight honey, it’s Candy Time!”

For now, I’ll just send this out as a little bit of Friday philosophy;  Sometimes you gotta stop and enjoy the candy time.

For those that don’t know the Neilson’s name, you should know that up in Canada it was once as synonymous with chocolate as Hershey’s is here.  I’ll be delving more into Neilson’s at some point down the road.

But that’s all for today.  See you next time, everybody!

About Jason Liebig

A New York City based writer, editor and sometimes actor. After spending much of the 1990′s in the comic book business helping tell the stories of Marvel Comics’ X-Men as series editor, he has since split his time between developing his own entertainment properties while still consulting and working on others. Having been described as “the Indiana Jones of lost and forgotten candy”, Jason is one of the country’s premier candy collectors and historians with his discoveries appearing in countless blogs, magazines, newspaper articles, and books. Always happy to share his knowledge and unique perspectives on this colorful part of our popular culture, Jason has consulted with New York’s Museum of Food and Drink and has also been a featured guest on Food Network’s Heavyweights, France’s M6 Capital, and New York’s My Google Profile+
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One Response to Stop! Candy Time!

  1. Hodge says:

    Looks good, once you convince yourself that the center isn’t actually a hot dog. 🙂

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