Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Wacky Pack Wednesday

This week's Wacky Pack is a bit of a test. I wasn't even sure what the original product was. Do you know? Do you remember Pom Poms candy by Nabisco? I don't either. They look sort of like Milk Duds, and I couldn't find much info on them so I'm assuming they weren't on the market very long. Long enough, apparently, for Topps to come up with this sticker.

Enjoy your day!


  1. Hm! I see a Nabisco parody label but have no idea what that candy is supposed to be.

    1. This was well before your time! Pom Poms candy.

  2. James O. Welch Co.
    James O. Welch Company was an American confectionery manufacturer. James O. Welch (1906-1985) founded the company that bore his name in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1927. The company introduced many enduring brands, including Junior Mints, Sugar Daddys, and Sugar Babies. Other candies they produced were Welch's Fudge, Pom Poms, and Sugar Mamas. James O. Welch Company was purchased by the National Biscuit Company (now Nabisco) in 1963. Welch acted as a director for N... Read More »
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    I thought I should have remembered them but I don' I Googled it and this is all I could find..I remember the others listed..

  3. Nope, never heard of Pom Poms either. Guess they were a short lived treat!