Including everything to do with food and drink! Below are the brands and products in this category.
“I was curious… I tasted it…” These illustrated ads for Schlitz beer date from 1948-50.
“Betsy does it for fun!” These ads for Fleers “Dubble Bubble” chewing gum date from 1942.
“If she always struggles like this… When you wish she’d snuggle like this… Try this!” These ads for Life Savers breath freshener sweets date from 1942-47.
“They’re cool, cool, COOL!” These ads for Life Savers breath freshener sweets date from 1939-42.
“The champagne of bottle beer.” This illustrated ad campaign for Miller “High Life” lager dates from 1959-60, with artwork by by John McCormack.
“Candy… rich in dextrose.” These ads for various Curtiss candy date from 1947-49.
“Join the Regulars!” These fun black and white photo-story ads for Kellogg’s breakfast cereal All-Bran date from 1940-42.
“Old fashioned, chickeny noodle soup!” These ads for Lipton’s Noodle Soup date from 1945-46. Each ad included a meal plan idea, and recipe for one of the dishes featured.
“The arts and Kraft coalition.” This ad campaign by Kraft dates from 1973-74. Each ad included a recipe using various Kraft products.
“Mother Knows Best!” These ads for Kellogg’s of breakfast cereal variety packs date from 1949. The packs included Pep, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Shredded Wheat, Corn Soya, Krumbles and Bran Flakes.
“Purity, body and flavour in every glass.” This illustrated ad campaign for Ballantine ale ran from 1948-50 and each ad had the same sentence winding around a glass and bottle.
“All men go for it!” These ads for Underwood’s “Deviled Ham” date from 1940.
“Purity. Body. Flavour” These ads for Ballantine ale date from 1947-48. They each had a description of the three rings logo and the same tag line of “America’s largest selling Ale”.
“Doris discovers it’s easy to eat fancy!” These ads for various Birds Eye frozen food products date from 1949-50. Mid to late 1949 saw the introduction of a little chick character in cold weather clothing who was included a comic strip at the top of each ad.
“Evervess… yes, yes!” These ads for Evervess sparkling water date from 1946-47. It was produced by Pepsi-Cola.
“Ask for Birds Eye, Get Birds Eye!” These ads for various Birds Eye frozen food products date from 1946-49. Each ad featured a different recipe and technicolour photo, plus little illustrations at the bottom.
“Margarine for me!” These ads for the National Association of Margarine Manufacturers date from 1947-48. They all had bright yellow backgrounds and were three distinct styles, two of which were illustrated.
“Pick Dole: the pineapple with the fresh fruit taste.” This ad campaign for Dole “Hawaiian Pineapple” dates from 1962-66. Each advert also included a recipe.
“If the Snider folks put it up… it tastes like home!” These fun illustrated ads for Snider’s “Old Fashioned Chili Sauce” and “Catsup” date from 1943-48.
“You’re positively colossal, Psyche!” These illustrated ads for White Rock sparkling water date from 1946-48, with artwork by John Holmgren. Each ad featured the (very) scantily clad character of Psyche getting on wives nerves and over exciting the menfolk before calming them all down with a drink.
“Reflections on Hawaii’s Bounty” These two illustrated ads for Dole “Pineapple Juice” and “Pineapple Slices” were painted by Lloyd Sexton in 1945-46.
“Keeps you sparkling, too!” These three illustrated ads for White Rock sparkling water date from 1946. They were illustrated by Slayton Underhill and Edwin Dahlberg.
“Cold or hot, Spam hits the spot!” These ads for Spam, produced by the Hormel Food Company, date from 1941.
“Truly Hawaiian” These three wonderful illustrated ads for Dole “Pineapple Juice” and “Pineapple Gems” were painted by A.M. Cassandre in 1938.
“RC tastes best!” These full page colour ads for Royal Crown Cola date from 1942-48. Each ad featured well a known actress of the time and their current staring role.
“Best by taste test!” These half-page, black, white and red ads for Royal Crown Cola date from 1943-48. Each ad featured well a known actress of the time and their current staring role.
“Fresh up with Seven-Up!” These Seven Up ads date from 1946. They continued in style from the previous year with the floating grinning heads, but also included cut-out illustrations posed with real bottles of soda.
“Fresh Up!” These Seven Up ads date from 1943-45 and feature photos of grinning floating heads.