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Penny Candy Gift Boxes for Milestones, Holidays & More Video

Jan 05, 2016 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

This sweet new video highlights our old time candy gift boxes, unique gifts that are perfect for friends, family, coworkers and clients. Did you know we offer over two dozen candy boxes tailored for holidays, birthdays, Valentine’s Day, decades and more? We can even print a custom label with your company’s logo or a message.

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Retro Candy: Razzles

Oct 27, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

In the movie 13 Going on 30, the protagonists (portrayed by Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Garner) enjoy sharing Razzles – a classic candy that, when chewed, transforms into gum. Introduced by Fleer Corp (Philadelphia, PA) in the 1960s, Razzles were first marketed as raspberry gum with the ad slogan:  First it’s a candy, then it’s a

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Hats off to Nello Ferrara and Atomic Fireballs

Feb 10, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

We at Retro Planet were saddened to hear of the recent death of Nello Ferrara, inventor of one of our favorite retro candies, Atomic Fireballs. The former head of the Ferrara Pan Candy Company – which also produces Boston Baked Beans and Lemonheads – Ferrara came up with the idea to make a spicy candy

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The PEZ Girl

Jan 02, 2009 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

As a child growing up in the 1980s, I remember PEZ candy mostly for the dispensers.  Although the flavor of the candies ranged from cherry to sour pineapple, the range of different types of PEZ dispensers was even larger.  There were hundreds of models, and not only did people use them to dispense candy, they

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