Confectionary

Valentine Heart Adverts [1950’s]

“A Valentine should be so tender.”
Here’s a selection of valentine heart themed adverts from the 1950’s featuring a selection of goods, from shirts to peas!

National Confectioners’ Association ~ Adverts [1946-1947]

“Candy’s dandy…keep it handy!”
These ads by the The Council on Candy of the National Confectioners Association date from 1946-47. Featuring illustrations by Vernon Grant, the ad campaign encouraged Americans to eat candy for energy.

Whitman’s Chocolates ~ Christmas Adverts [1941-1951]

“A woman never forgets a man who remembers!”
Here’s some vintage Whitman’s Chocolates adverts from 1941-51.

Trolls Candy Mints ~ Adverts [1946]

“Tasty, tempting, delicious!”
These ads for Trolls mint sweets are all from 1946.

Halloween Food & Drink Adverts

“Eat something ugly for Halloween.”
Here’s a selection of Halloween themed food and drink ads from various decades.

Brach’s Easter Candies ~ Adverts [1960’s]

“The sweetest parade you’ll ever see!”
These ads for Brach’s Easter sweets are dated between 1960-67.

Sweet Wrappers [1970’s & 1980’s]

Chewits, Black Jacks, Curly Wurly… I can feel my teeth disintegrating just thinking about all those lovely after school sweet treats! Here’s a selection of 1970’s & 1980’s original wrappers, from a time when penny sweets were still a penny.