Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs
|Type||Caramelised, ready-to-eat, popcorn|
|Place of origin||Australia|
|Ingredients generally used||Toffee, peanuts|
|Cookbook: Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs Media: Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs|
Originally released in the 1970s, it is caramelised, ready-to-eat popcorn, similar to the American Cracker Jack. The concept was first floated by the head food technologist for Greens, Sir Shane McMaster, in the late 1960s, but the company delayed the product due to uncertainty of the market appeal. The popcorn is coated with toffee and rolled in crushed peanuts. Flavours include butterscotch and caramel.
Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs were known for their colourful packaging, which featured surreal psychedelic artwork, reminiscent of Peter Max, Robert Crumb or The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers. The initial marketing was developed by Frank Margan, the creative director at John Singleton's SPASM agency. This packaging was varied in the late 1980s.
- Screaming Yellow Zonkers another candy coated popcorn with unusual packaging
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- "Sweet and savoury: opposites attract". News.com.au. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
- White, Philip; Margan, David (1 May 2016). "Frank Margan: A rebel from the days when wine meant sherry". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
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