Tag Archives: Snack Food

70s Spots: Sara Lee Cakes & La Choy Chinese Food (1978)

“Gonna Sara Lee love my family.” For your meal today we have Sara Lee cakes and brownies and La Choy Chinese food. Both spots aired in February of 1978. And, yes. I raised my eyebrows at the lyrics of the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Peek Freans Cookies (1979)

“Peek Freans are a very serious cookie.” Peek Freans? I had never heard of such a thing before coming across this commercial. I don’t think we had access to these treats growing up in California in the Seventies. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Nature Valley Granola Bars (Moosie Drier, 1976)

“Snack…goes granola.” Let’s make this week a healthy one – with new, Nature Valley Granola Bars. Or rather, new for 1976. Keep your eyes peeled for ’70s child actor Moosie Drier, probably best-known for The Bob Newhart Show, and later, … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Mix (1976)

“All you do is add water and bake.” Mr. Oatmeal? Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Mix originally appeared in the October 1976 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Burger King ‘Double Beef’ (1976)

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Sunday 70s Spots: Quaker Oats & Pillsbury Swirl Cake (1979)

“You’re feasting your eyes on the 6-meal cake.” Sticking with our food theme today, we have two spots that aired in September of 1979. Firstly, a commercial for hot and healthy Quaker Oats cereal. Following that, we put aside the … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Welch’s Grape Jelly & Chipos Potato Chips (1973)

“They settled for a little extra flavor.” Weekend’s here. Ancient commercial time begins. Today and tomorrow, we’ll go with a delicious snack food theme. Here are two spots that aired in November of 1973. The first features Welch’s Grape Jelly … Continue reading

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