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The Return (and History) of Reese’s Crunchy!!
This year the Hershey company has given the confectionery world a tasty flashback with their latest revival of Reese’s Crunchy! It’s exciting news and prompted me to look back over the history of Crunchy’s various revivals as well as its … Continue reading
Snickers’ Ever-Evolving Halloween Pumpkins!
One of the Halloween confectionery releases I’ve come to be keenly interested in each year are Snickers Pumpkins. This is partially due to them being a holiday release of a classic popular brand, but it’s also due to their receiving … Continue reading
A Look Back at a Discontinued Classic – Tom’s Full Dinner!
The history of confection is rich with brands that have had the briefest flashes of life and others that have withstood the test of time. But even some stalwarts of the candy isle that stuck around for generations eventually fade … Continue reading
The Sidekick and the Fast Break – A Dual-Identity Bar!
Though “the Sidekick and the Fast Break” may sound like the title of a 1980’s buddy film, it actually represents the two names under which a single bar was launched just over a decade ago.
Beich’s Distinctive Dipsy Doodle Bar – From 1972!
Today I’m jumping all the way back to 1972 and an offering from Beich’s [Say “Bikes”], a company best known for their seasonal offerings and of course their taffy. Now let’s take a look at their distinctive Dipsy Doodle bar.
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – CollectingCandy-style!
I somehow missed that yesterday was the 30th Anniversary of the original release of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – a classic film that contains a classic candy tie-in. That tie-in being Reese’s Pieces. A day late it might be, but … Continue reading
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
Happy Easter from CollectingCandy.com!
Easter is another big candy holiday, and it’s been one as long as I can remember. Let’s face it, for candy, there’s Halloween, Christmas, and Easter – so it’s one of the Big-3. Today, I’m going to showcase an assortment … Continue reading