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New for 2015: Just Born Serves up a Trio of Awesome Halloween Boxes!
Over the last several years, Just Born has been on a roll, introducing refreshed versions of their main line packaging across-the-board. And where these updates have really shined has been in their seasonal offerings. This year, they’ve outdone themselves with … Continue reading
The Return of Mike and Ike Cotton Candy and Root Beer Float Flavors!
It’s been an exciting month in the world of candy already and the fun keeps on rolling as today I get to share the news that Mike and Ike Cotton Candy and Root Beer Float flavors are returning! Not seen … Continue reading
Vintage-Style Just Born Candy Box Holiday Ornaments – New for 2014!
After a day of holiday travel, I’m back to my native midwestern home of Nebraska and spending time with family and loved ones. While I’m here, I want to continue to share some of the neat Christmas candy goodness I’ve got … Continue reading
Halloween Peeps from the 1950’s! or The Oldest Witchmallows Ever!
During 2013’s CountdownToHalloween, I dedicated a post to the Halloween-seasonal marshmallow Peeps known as Witchmallows. The packaging I featured was from the 1970’s and I had assumed that was about as far back as Witchmallows went. But recently I discovered … Continue reading
Easter Week 2014: The Return of Mike and Ike Easter Treats! Plus: A Little History and a Lotta Jellybeans!
Back in the early 2000’s Just Born released a special Easter edition of their Mike and Ike candies called Mike and Ike Easter Treats. I wrote about that release here last year and always thought it was a pretty cool … Continue reading
Just Born’s History of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales Vending Insert Cards!
Getting candy from a vending machine is a profoundly different experience from getting it out of a box or package – it’s meant to be bought and eaten right there. Oftentimes vending machines are filled with nameless, brandless offerings or … Continue reading
Now in Stores: Orange Creamsicle-Flavored Skittles & Mike and Ikes!
Vanilla ice cream mixed with orange sherbet (or Creamsicle as it’s popularly known) is one of my all-time favorite frozen treats. I have fond memories from the summer of 1989, cooling off with Schwan’s version of Creamsicle called Summer’s Dream … Continue reading
New Valentine’s Mike and Ike & Hot Tamales for 2014!
This year, the Just Born company is continuing its roll-out of new holiday packages with all-new Valentine’s box designs for Hot Tamales as well as Mike and Ike. In addition to taking a smoldering good look at those, today I’ll … Continue reading
7-Eleven’s Name Brand 7-Select Candy!
Store brands or “private label” candy offerings are typically generic treats like jelly beans and gummy bears but sometimes they’re repackaged name brand candies. 7-Select, the private label brand from 7-Eleven recently offered up a few name brands within their … Continue reading
Twelve Days of Christmas: A Decade of Christmas Hot Tamales & Mike and Ike!
This year the Just Born company has introduced a pair of brand-new designs for their holiday editions of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales. They’re both fun designs so I thought it was the perfect opportunity to review a few … Continue reading