Tag Archives: design
A Variety of Valentine Wrapper Redesigns for 2014!
Over the course of time almost all candy packaging designs change and evolve – some subtly and some dramatically. Those changes are a big part of what makes collecting them and discussing them here so much fun. And just as … Continue reading
The Original 1970’s Wonka Bar – Unveiled for the First Time!
In the original 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the Wonka Bar was one of the major bars that the kids around the world bought, hunting for a Golden Ticket. But when the real-world Wonka brand launched in … Continue reading
GORP might sound like the name of some invertebrate globular alien Star Trek character, or an odd comic book sound-effect, but it’s not – at least that’s not all that it is. Gorp was a confectionery brand name – an … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays – Czechlets!
It’s another edition of Wacky Wednesdays, and today we’re going to take a look at the inspiration for the sticker Czechlets, from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 9.
PB Max! – Quite a striking candy wrapper.
PB Max was a delicious treat first put out by the M&M/Mars company in 1989. I loved the candy itself, but it also had a striking wrapper design, and as a collector I’ve coveted adding one to my collection for … Continue reading
Toffifay-to-Toffifay – Still Too Good For Kids!
Toffifay was introduced to the United States in 1977. Using ingredients not typically found in US candy bars at the time, it was an unusual kind of confection to make the standard candy isle. Beyond being a distinctive treat, they … Continue reading
Topps’ Lotsa Loot – Money, Money, Money, Money – Candy-Money!
I’m not sure about everyone else, but when I was a kid it was always fun playing with pretend money. Be it Monopoly or play money or the occasional odd foreign coin that would find their way into my hands, … Continue reading