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Old 11-14-2019, 10:05 PM
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Food/beverages you like that have been discontinued.


Talk about the food or beverages that you enjoyed as a kid, that they no longer make!
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Old 11-14-2019, 10:31 PM
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Big John's Beans 'n' Fixin's, which was discontinued for unknown reasons. It had a lot of fans. I often took a batch to pot lucks. I still crave me some.
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Old 11-14-2019, 10:52 PM
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I remember one company used to make these frozen meat & gravy pouches you could heat up and then pour over toast to make hot turkey sandwich.

Also McDonalds used to offer a chicken fajita that I really liked.
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:17 PM
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rally bar, hersheys version of baby ruth

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Old 11-14-2019, 11:19 PM
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Snow''s clam crisps.
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:43 PM
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Grapefruit Tang. It came out when I was a kid and our family LOVED it! And then POOF! It was gone. We kept looking for it in the grocery stores, but never found it again. For years I would search for it, but alas.

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Old 11-14-2019, 11:47 PM
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Mission brand macaroni and cheese. It's fake powdered cheese was a lot sharper when most others were trying for creamy.
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Old 11-14-2019, 11:57 PM
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The McSkillet burrito at McDonald's was the best thing on their breakfast menu. The sausage burritos they have now are a pale comparison.
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Old 11-15-2019, 12:57 AM
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Old 11-15-2019, 12:58 AM
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Big John's Beans 'n' Fixin's, which was discontinued for unknown reasons.
Yes! I remember those back in the 70's. Then they just disappeared

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rally bar, hersheys version of baby ruth
That and Powerhouse, Peanut Butter no Jelly bar, Milkshake, and Chocolite. All great candy bars they don't make anymore.

Me, I wish they still made Weber beer, Augsburger beer, and Kingsbury (the best cheap beer ever made).
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Old 11-15-2019, 12:59 AM
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It's not a food, but during my 1970s US Army days I preferred a shaving cream that emerged HOT from the can! It was soon discontinued. I suppose it was carcinogenic or something weak like that. Spoilsports.
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:20 AM
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Danish-Go-Rounds. Why they didn't blow Pop-tarts off the shelves, I'll never understand.
Team Flakes
best cereal ever. Only problem was they got soggy almost before the milk hit.
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:29 AM
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Cherry 7-Up
Bacon-flavored Cheetos
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:32 AM
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Mrs Smiths frozen mince pie. My mom used to serve this every Thanksgiving and a piece Ala mode was incredible. I recently found out they no longer make this.
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:49 AM
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Cherry 7-Up


They still make that. We bought a 12 pack of diet cherry 7-up about 2 weeks ago.
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:50 AM
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Tahiti Treat soda pop. I'm not a big fan of sodas other than Coke and Pepsi, but I did love Tahiti Treat. Hard to pin down exactly what its flavour was, but whatever it was, I liked it. And it is no longer available locally.
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Old 11-15-2019, 01:54 AM
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Team Flakes
best cereal ever. Only problem was they got soggy almost before the milk hit.
They were very similar to Product 19 which they also stopped making.


Speaking of cereal, my brother always talks about one we had as kids in the early 70's called Ooboperoos. It was blueberry flavored and had a blue kangaroo for a mascot. I can't find anything online about it, and just a short blurbed on Tophers.

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Old 11-15-2019, 02:39 AM
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-O'Boises Potato Chips
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Cherry 7-Up
They still make Cherry 7-Up, what are you talking about?

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Old 11-15-2019, 03:58 AM
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Jolt Cola
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Coca Cola with the original coca
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Old 11-15-2019, 06:47 AM
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Berryclear Sprite Remix. I loved that stuff, why'd they take it away?
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Old 11-15-2019, 07:30 AM
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La Choy frozen mini egg rolls. They were just like Pizza Rolls, but filled with cabbage and pork or shrimp.
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Old 11-15-2019, 07:32 AM
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Sierra Mist used to have a seasonal cranberry soda that we absolutely loved! Lots of folks did - if you didn't buy it as soon as it came out, you missed it. But a couple of years ago, they quit making it. Dammit.
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Old 11-15-2019, 07:40 AM
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They have Jolt Cola at Dollar General.
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Old 11-15-2019, 07:46 AM
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Chipwich Eggnog. I miss it. It was the only Eggnog I really liked.

Hersey's Kissables. Tiny kiss shaped M&Ms that were better than M&Ms.
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Old 11-15-2019, 07:53 AM
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About 30 years ago, both Roy Rogers and Kenny Rogers Roasters sold these amazing roasted chicken dinners with baked potatoes and (I think, but this could be a false memory) stuffing. They were discontinued for something other than lack of popularity. I'm guessing both were promotions to get people in stores where they could later be hooked on something a lot cheaper to make in mass quantities, but now I'm just speculating. Boston Market sold essentially the same meal for twice as much a few years later.
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Old 11-15-2019, 08:21 AM
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Sierra Mist used to have a seasonal cranberry soda that we absolutely loved! Lots of folks did - if you didn't buy it as soon as it came out, you missed it. But a couple of years ago, they quit making it. Dammit.
This year Sprite has a cranberry spice flavor that's pretty good. I've seen it in 2 liter and mini can sizes.
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Old 11-15-2019, 08:33 AM
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Mountain Dew had some sort of berry flavor some years ago - it was a gorgeous lavender color and very tasty.

Those Pillsbury astronaut snack sticks. We loved them.

Chocolites!
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Old 11-15-2019, 08:39 AM
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Shake-a Pudd'n. Yum!
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:07 AM
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McDonald’s Cheddar Melt. I don’t know if it could live up to my early 90s memories of it, but god damn did I love that burger as a kid.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:20 AM
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Cracklin' Oat Bran cereal.
Mocha Oreos.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:21 AM
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Entenmann's Fudge-Iced Cream-Filled Cupcakes. Also their Chocolate-frosted crullers.

Nestle Crunch Mocha.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:24 AM
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Fortified Oat Flakes

Stax (cereal)

I was going to say Zero Bars but it seems they still make them. I haven't seen one in 40+ years.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:35 AM
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O'Grady's Au Gratin potato chips.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:42 AM
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Entenmann's apple strudel. I was really upset to discover they no longer make this.
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:52 AM
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Old Tyme Jamaican Naturally Flavoured Ginger Beer
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Old 11-15-2019, 10:15 AM
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Old Tyme Jamaican Naturally Flavoured Ginger Beer
Probably not the same, but there's this if you can find a British export shop/aisle:
https://www.oldjamaicagingerbeer.com/
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Old 11-15-2019, 10:29 AM
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Talk about the food or beverages that you enjoyed as a kid, that they no longer make!
Well, one think I really used to like is Pig Iron cola. They still make it, but the place I used to get it from doesn't carry it anymore. In fact, none of the places I used to get it from carry it. Along a similar vein, I really liked IBC cherry cola (not Black Cherry). As far as I know, they don't make this at all anymore...certainly none of the places I got it from in the past carry it.

As for food, I really used to like a fast food place called Roy Rogers. They had really good roast beef sandwiches. Sadly, they are long gone, only a memory. Based on other fast food places that still exist today, it probably wouldn't be the same anyway, but that was one of my favorite places when I was younger.
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Well, I wasn't a kid, because this was 2003-2005-ish(?), but Goldfish Crisps were excellent. Sort of a big, flat goldfish that was a cross between a Better Cheddar and a Goldfish cracker. Deelicious.
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Old 11-15-2019, 10:51 AM
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Carnation Instant Breakfast Bars. I'm talking about the ones they had in the late 70s.

The original Doritos flavors. It wasn't long ago that I allowed myself to get duped into buying a bag or "original taco flavor", complete with vintage packaging, only to be disappointed by a mouthful of chemical toppings of indeterminate taste. Well, that's not exactly true; I could definitely identify the salt.

Red Baron single slice pizza.
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Old 11-15-2019, 10:55 AM
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Callard and Bowser, a British candy company. I used to get their toffees at a coffee store that had a lot of imported stuff. Like Toblerone, which used to be only available at places like that, and at stores that sold hiking and camping equipment.

Smokin' Hot BBQ Doritos. Bubbilcious Orange and Bubbilicious Raspberry. Cherry M&Ms. Ore-Ida Cottage Fries.

And two things that are available, but not in my neck of the woods: Nathan's fries (frozen), and classic Tastykake snack pies. The baked, rectangular kind, not the new glazed turnovers like the ones Hostess has. They and the Nathan's fries are plentiful in eastern Pennsylvania. So whenever I travel there, I buy all I can. (I bring a cooler for the fries.)
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Old 11-15-2019, 10:57 AM
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My favourite breakfast cereal ever was "Kellogg's Krumbles". I loved it as a child but I was the only one in the house that liked it so I had to be a "pretty good kid" to get dad to buy them. They disappeared when I was a young adult. Probably early '70's or so.
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Old 11-15-2019, 10:59 AM
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Ebinger's Chocolate Blackout cake. The ultimate in chocolate cakes, but once Ebinger's went out of business, no one made a replacement.

Schweppes Bitter Lemon soda. One of my favorites as a kid. I liked the fact that it wasn't sweet at all. Still made in the UK, but not the US.

Hostess Suzy-Q's didn't seem to survive the Hostess bankruptcy. They rivaled the Hostess cupcake for pure chocolate goodness. Though probably they would have messed with the recipe so it wouldn't be as good.

Wendys used to have a great Mandarin Chicken Salad that no only was the best salad in any fast food place but was also pretty good for nutrition (especially if you left off the Chinese noodles). It vanished around 2010 or so.
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Honey Almond Delight cereal. "Ideal" bars, cookies that were almost like a candy bar.
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Old 11-15-2019, 11:10 AM
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Torengos - they were tortilla chips that came in a can similar to Pringles, but they were triangular. Very easy to eat a whole can because they were light and not too greasy.
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Oh, McDonald's fajitas! How I miss them! Only a dollar each, one wasn't quite enough, two were a little too much to eat. I've never had any quite so good....And those hot disgusting celery/cabbage filled La Choy mini-eggrolls, bite in and boiling hot liquid exploded. But so addictive!.....ok, I miss a Tastykake treat that had pineapple and coconut in it, maybe it was a limited edition. Just scrumptious!

Lum's burgers and fries, heavily coated with spice. Oh, some company claims they sell the seasoning online,but it's just seasoned salt. Lum's burgers had a mass of spices and seeds.

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Old 11-15-2019, 11:16 AM
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Carnation Instant Breakfast Bars. I'm talking about the ones they had in the late 70s.
Breakfast Squares.
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Snow''s clam crisps.
Yep, here's a bit of info...

http://davescupboard.blogspot.com/20...am-crisps.html
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Old 11-15-2019, 11:20 AM
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Original Mar's bars. What happened to the almonds?
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Mint-flavored Snapple tea. My favorite drink of all time.
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