Tag Archives: Snack Food

70s Spots: Breyers Ice Cream & Di-Gel (1978)

“I like pickles…but they don’t like me!” Today, we’ve got a pair of spots from 1978. I’m not saying these two commercials go hand-in-hand necessarily… Firstly, one for Breyers Peach Ice Cream from April of ’78. Second, a commercial for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Life Savers Gum & Kool-Aid (1974)

“Is it too much mint?” Two commercials just right for snacking into November. First, a Life Savers Spearmint Gum spot. After that, a commercial for Kool-Aid starring Moosie Drier (Bob Newhart Show, Kids Incorporated). Both spots aired in September of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fritos Corn Chips & C&H Sugar (1976)

“I’ll munch to that.” Two 1976 commercials today from ad campaigns you may remember. First, a spot for Fritos Brand Corn Chips with a “munchy” theme. Second, a spot for C&H Pure Cane Sugar with a sing-a-long jingle. Let’s hear … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hostess Snack Cakes (Ann Blyth, 1972 & ’74)

“Freshness never tasted so good.” A pair of Hostess snack cakes commercials featuring Academy Award-nominated actor, Ann Blyth (Mildred Pierce). Both of these spots seem to feature Blyth’s real family. The first aired in August of 1972. The second ran … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kraft Caramels & Betty Crocker Cookies (1974)

“Thanks Mom” Snack time! Here’s two spots to curb your hunger. First we have a father and son fishing trip and a bag of Kraft Caramels. Second, Betty Crocker’s “new” Bar-Cookie mixes. Both commercials aired in February of 1974 Kraft … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Nabisco Lil’ Loaf & Lay’s Potato Chips (1974)

“The new snack that looks like a little loaf of my French bread.” More food-related commercials from February 1974 on the table today. For starters, we have a tasty new snack from Nabisco called Lil’ Loaf. I hadn’t heard of … Continue reading

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