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leethebard

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Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 8:44 AM (permalink)
In the beverage forum we've been talking about the fack that Schlitz Beer is back in its old formula for us baby boomers...Got me to thinking...if you could encourage companys to bring back long gone products from ages ago we miss and love...what would you most want returned.
I've heard that a candy long gone, Bonomo's turkish Taffe is making a comeback, and mostly because people have been begging for its return. I'll welcome it back...even "Fizzies" from the 50's have made a comeback....and Nedick's Orange soda is sold in New York again!!
Can "Cocoa Marsh" chocolate syrup, my 50's favorite be far behind?? Or Post "Pep" Flakes? If you had a company's ear, what product would you beg to have put back on the shelves????
 
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    RubyRose

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    RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 11:52 AM (permalink)
    My choice would be Merri-Mints, which have been featured in a Roadfood thread with 300+ posts and 35,000+ views. That would make a lot of people happy.

    http://www.roadfood.com/Forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5308
     
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      MellowRoast

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      • Location: 'Nooga
      RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 12:45 PM (permalink)
      I vote for Eagle Snacks. Eagle Potato Chips, White Cheddar Popcorn, almonds, etc. I really miss them.
       
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        qwerty79

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        • Location: Daytona, FL
        RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 1:05 PM (permalink)
        Jello 123!!! God, I loved that stuff growing up. I used to eat it layer by layer. I would never just dive right into eat. I was an odd child! They brought back jello pudding pops, but they aren't like the one's I grew up with. Also, I wish they brought back the jello fruit bars. Those were so good!

        Taco bell Cinnamon Chips. I don't really care for taco bell, but my friends and I would go there on our lunch break at school, it was the closest thing around. I got addicted to them. Now they have cinnamon twists that I can't stand.

        Oreo big stuff

        Dunkin Donuts Cereal

        O Boise's sour cream and onion potato skin chips

        Almost Home Cookies- My mom doesn't cook, so when my grandmother couldn't make it to a school bake sale, my mom passed them off as her own! They were good though!

        Ecto Cooler

        Whistle Pops

        Five Alive juice

        Cheese Tid Bits

        Nerds cereal

        Hi-C Candy Apple Cooler

        Ice Cube chocolates

        Pop Tarts cereal

        Gingerbread Ice cream sandwhiches

        Frosted Rice Krispies

        Oatmeal Swirlers

        Microwable cake mix- don't remember who made it but I beleive there was a german chocolate and pineapple upside down cake. Both were so yummy!

        And my number one Franco American Macaroni and Cheese. My mom and grandmother would go to Bingo like, 5 days a week and leave me with my grandfather and this was the only food I would eat for him. It was the best!

        And yes, I was a child of the 80's!
         
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          drummagick

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          RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 2:01 PM (permalink)
          It seems like every gas station and mini-mart in this state has a plastic
          tub of Ice Cubes next to the register for .25/ea. Where are you at querty79?

          I say bring back Nabisco Swiss Cheese crackers! And Bacon Thins too, while you're at it!
           
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            qwerty79

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            RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 2:58 PM (permalink)
            drummagick- I live in Florida now, which is why I don't see them down here. They would melt too fast! When I lived on Long Island, I only saw them a few places. That was just a few years ago, but I've seen a lot more when I was younger. I've seen them for sale online, but you have to buy a whole tub of them.

            And I second the motion to bring back the bacon thins and swiss cheese crackers! Yumm!
             
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              angeltearsmc

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              RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 3:02 PM (permalink)
              quote:
              Originally posted by MellowRoast

              I vote for Eagle Snacks. Eagle Potato Chips, White Cheddar Popcorn, almonds, etc. I really miss them.


              Eagle snacks are still around. I talked to a rep at a career fair just last week about positions with them, and she gave me a bag of the white cheddar popcorn. Man, is that stuff addictive!
               
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                leethebard

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                RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 7:13 PM (permalink)
                Kellog's Product 19...I don't think that flake cereal is still around!
                 
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                  jman

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                  RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 7:27 PM (permalink)
                  quote:
                  Originally posted by leethebard

                  Kellog's Product 19...I don't think that flake cereal is still around!


                  I just bought two boxes at Walmart this morning. Maybe I need to check the expiration date.
                   
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                    leethebard

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                    RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 7:29 PM (permalink)
                    Well, maybe yours is fresh and I was wrong...but our market doesn't carry it...I'll go check Wallmart...thanks!
                     
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                      iqdiva

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                      RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 7:29 PM (permalink)
                      Bacon Thins were great little snack crackers !
                       
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                        jman

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                        RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 7:33 PM (permalink)
                        Two items that I mixed together back in the late '60's- Leilani Hawaiian Rum and Pomac.
                         
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                          jman

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                          RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 7:40 PM (permalink)
                          quote:
                          Originally posted by leethebard

                          Well, maybe yours is fresh and I was wrong...but our market doesn't carry it...I'll go check Wallmart...thanks!


                          Kellogs still shows it on their website.
                           
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                            leethebard

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                            RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sun, 04/20/08 7:51 PM (permalink)
                            My favorite cookie to take to school in the early 50's was a Nabisco cookie made with two vanilla wafers with a marshmallow in the middle..I think it disappeared in the 70's. Mine came in a narrow box..with one row of the cookies..just enough for a growing kids snack with a school container of milk! They were called Marshmallow Sandwich cookies
                             
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                              SweetTooth62

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                              RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Sat, 04/26/08 7:00 PM (permalink)
                              Yes bacon thins! They were good too.
                               
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                                qwerty79

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                                RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Wed, 04/30/08 11:58 AM (permalink)
                                I was just at super walmart the other day and was down the cookie and cracker aisle. I noticed that they had walmart brand bacon crackers. I didn't buy them as I only had limited funds with me at the time. Has anyone tried them? Are they like the bacon thins?
                                 
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                                  efuery

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                                  RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Wed, 04/30/08 12:03 PM (permalink)
                                  Marathon Bars

                                  PB Max

                                  Another favorite candy growing up was a purple gumball - it was hollow with sour crystals inside. I can't remember the name but I sure did like them a lot

                                  Sour Cream and Onion Doritos

                                  Wild Maine Blueberry Ben and Jerry's
                                   
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                                    qwerty79

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                                    RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Wed, 04/30/08 12:09 PM (permalink)
                                    Oh, and someone told me about Dr. Oetker gelatin that is like jello 123. I looked it up online and it kind of looks like jello 123. I haven't seen it in any stores though, but you can buy it online from them or from hometown favorites. I'll have to order some and try it out.

                                    http://www.oetker.us/en/product/dessert-mixes/gelatin

                                    http://www.hometownfavorites.com/products.asp?dept=1028&pagenumber=4
                                     
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                                      angeltearsmc

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                                      RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Wed, 04/30/08 1:56 PM (permalink)
                                      Original peanut butter Twix (not the new "PB Twix" with the nasty chocolate cookie layer) - that was my favorite candy bar of all time, until they disappeared from shelves last year. Guess I'll just have to make my own now!
                                       
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                                        stricken_detective

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                                        RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 12:10 AM (permalink)
                                        qwerty79, I stole some of yours!

                                        Oreo big stuff

                                        O Boise's chips, any flavor

                                        Hula Cooler

                                        PB Maxx

                                        PB Crunchers

                                        Summit candy bar

                                        Bounty candy bar

                                        ORIGINAL taco flavored Doritos

                                        raspberry kool aid

                                        sharkleberry fin kool aid
                                         
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                                          Ort. Carlton.

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                                          RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 12:59 AM (permalink)
                                          quote:
                                          Originally posted by efuery
                                          Wild Maine Blueberry Ben and Jerry's


                                          efuery,
                                          Wow! That's one flavor of theirs that I missed that I reallllly would like to have tried.
                                          The Ben & Jerry's flavor that I miss the most is their one-up peanut butter flavor (it's not resting in their Departed Flavor Graveyard on their website!) that was a benefit to Tuskegee University. I must have eaten 25 cartons of the stuff, both because I loved it and because I wanted to help Tuskeegee rebuild their Old Main Building that was ruined in a fire about 15 years ago.
                                          Dreamily Creamily, Ort. Carlton in Smooth Athens, Georgia.
                                           
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                                            Ort. Carlton.

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                                            RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 1:00 AM (permalink)
                                            quote:
                                            Originally posted by iqdiva
                                            Bacon Thins were great little snack crackers !


                                            iqdiva,
                                            Count me as missing them right along with you (and all y'all).
                                            Unfriedly, Ort. Carlton in Friendly Athens, Georgia.
                                             
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                                              stricken_detective

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                                              RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 1:28 AM (permalink)
                                              quote:
                                              Originally posted by efuery
                                              Wild Maine Blueberry Ben and Jerry's


                                              OH WOW!!!! I think they need to bring this one back.
                                               
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                                                jvsmom

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                                                RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 1:32 AM (permalink)
                                                I was going to say Summit Candy Bars but stricken detective beat me to it!

                                                Also, Jello 1-2-3 - loved it.

                                                Shasta apple soda.

                                                Real Cadbury chocolate - they've changed it and it's not as good any more.

                                                Hood Cherry Amaretto Sherbet, and Mint Chippety Chocolaty ice cream.

                                                The animal-shaped soap that grew fuzz.

                                                The brownie mix that had the layer of truffle on top.

                                                The carrot cake mix that had the bag of dried fruit that you soaked in boiling water before adding it to the batter.

                                                 
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                                                  HotDogHead

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                                                  RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 3:19 PM (permalink)
                                                  quote:
                                                  Originally posted by qwerty79

                                                  And my number one Franco American Macaroni and Cheese. My mom and grandmother would go to Bingo like, 5 days a week and leave me with my grandfather and this was the only food I would eat for him. It was the best!


                                                  I sure do miss the Franco American Macaroni and Cheese too. Chef Boyardee just came out with one but it's just not the same.
                                                   
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                                                    HotDogHead

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                                                    RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 3:30 PM (permalink)
                                                    quote:
                                                    Originally posted by efuery


                                                    Another favorite candy growing up was a purple gumball - it was hollow with sour crystals inside. I can't remember the name but I sure did like them a lot


                                                    I remember those. They were awesome. I can't remember the name either.
                                                     
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                                                      qwerty79

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                                                      RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 3:41 PM (permalink)
                                                      HotDogHead- I know what you mean. I tried the Chef Boyardee one and it's just not the same. The Franco American one had really long noodles and a pale yellow sauce. I remember being in my highchair eating it and sharing it with my dog( I always got in trouble for this).
                                                       
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                                                        KOK

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                                                        RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 3:42 PM (permalink)
                                                        quote:
                                                        Originally posted by efuery
                                                        Marathon Bars
                                                        Double dog ditto!

                                                        Kevin
                                                         
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                                                          ann peeples

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                                                          RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Thu, 05/1/08 3:46 PM (permalink)
                                                          Gosh-I loved those purple gumballs!!!And I agree with missing pretty much all the products you guys are saying-especially ORIGINAL Taco flavored Doritoes.I swear the store I shop at has the Bacon Thins crackers-will have to check it out...
                                                           
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                                                            angeltearsmc

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                                                            RE: Bring Back Discontinued Products Fri, 05/2/08 12:03 AM (permalink)

                                                            quote:
                                                            Originally posted by efuery


                                                            Another favorite candy growing up was a purple gumball - it was hollow with sour crystals inside. I can't remember the name but I sure did like them a lot


                                                            You're not thinking of Tearjerkers, are you??
                                                             
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