Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Pop Shoppe: You Thirsty?

  After several years of record breaking sales, Pop Shoppe was on the decline. In 1983 Pop Shoppe closed its doors in the United States, the few shoppes that held on eventually closed. The Pop Shoppe is back and available to the United States as off 2011 with 8 of the 30 original flavors. Timeline: 1969: Two business men from London, Ontario (Canada) decide it would be better business for them to make and produce [Click for full post…]

What happened to the Astro Pop?

                  Where did they come from? Astro Pops came from the dreams of two rocket scientists who were working on the space program in El Segundo, Ca. The two quit their jobs to create a candy modeled after a 3 stage rocket. The candy has three colors and three flavors; yellow as pineapple, green as passion fruit, and red being cherry. Production started in 1963. Selling again [Click for full post…]