Tag Archives: 1960’s
New for 2013: Starburst Candy Corn and Brach’s New Look! Plus a Big Dose of Candy Corn History!
October 30th is National Candy Corn Day — well, at least that’s what Alton Brown told me when I saw him on the Food Network last week. Alton’s alert prompted me to do a little Google search to read up … Continue reading
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!
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
Stop! Candy Time!
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.
The Tale of the Forgotten Cristy Bar!
One of my favorite things to write about and share here on CollectingCandy.com are the forgotten and lost stories of candy history that I’ve been lucky enough to uncover. Today I’m going to share the tale of a bar that … Continue reading
Vintage Leaf Vending Promo Photos!
Today I’m going to share a collection of nineteen promotional images created for the Leaf company’s vending trade, likely during the early 1970’s. I mentioned these in my 300th post behind-the-scenes video and as I stated there, these were probably … 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
UK Nestle’s Jungle Book Characters Wrappers – My Near-Complete Set!
These days, the idea of a short-run licensed candy bar or candy bar tie-in with a film or television show is not all that uncommon. In the 1970’s it was all-but-unheard of, at least in this country. In the UK … Continue reading
Our Big Rolo Roundup! 75 Years of Rolo!
Today is unofficially my 100th article for CollectingCandy.com, so I wanted to make it a big one. [Note: This is actually post 105, but several of those were directing readers to other things, so this would be my 100th … Continue reading
Fun Dip and Lik-M-Aid – A powdery-sugar-filled retrospective.
I am excited to finally be getting to today’s post, as I’ve wanted to cover the subject of Fun Dip for a long time. It’s good that I waited, as the last couple of months have provided key pieces of … Continue reading