Food & Drink

Including everything to do with food and drink! Below are the brands and products in this category.

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Birds Eye ~ Food Adverts [1946-1949]

“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.

National Association of Margarine Manufacturers ~ Dairy Adverts [1947-1948]

“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.

Dole “Hawaiian Pineapple” ~ Food Adverts [1962-1966]

“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.

Snider’s Catsup & Chilli Sauce ~ Food Adverts [1943-1948]

“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.

White Rock ~ Soft Drinks Adverts [1946-1948] Illustrations by John Holmgren

“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.

Dole “Hawiian Pineapple” ~ Food & Drink Adverts [1945-46] Illustrations by Lloyd Sexton

“Reflections on Hawaii’s Bounty”
These two illustrated ads for Dole “Pineapple Juice” and “Pineapple Slices” were painted by Lloyd Sexton in 1945-46.

White Rock ~ Soft Drinks Adverts [1946] Illustrations by Slayton Underhill & Edwin Dahlberg

“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.

Spam ~ Meat Adverts [1941]

“Cold or hot, Spam hits the spot!”
These ads for Spam, produced by the Hormel Food Company, date from 1941.

Dole “Hawiian Pineapple” ~ Food & Drink Adverts [1938] Illustrations by A.M. Cassandre

“Truly Hawaiian”
These three wonderful illustrated ads for Dole “Pineapple Juice” and “Pineapple Gems” were painted by A.M. Cassandre in 1938.

Royal Crown Cola ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1942-1948]

“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.

Royal Crown Cola ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1943-1948]

“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.

Seven-Up “Fresh Up” ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1946] Illustrations

“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.

Seven-Up “Fresh Up” ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1943-1945]

“Fresh Up!”
These Seven Up ads date from 1943-45 and feature photos of grinning floating heads.

Pepsi-Cola “Pepsi Cold” ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1966-1969]

“Taste that beats the others cold!”
This ad campaign from Pepsi-Cola date from late 1966 to mid 1969.

Paul Jones ~ Whisky Adverts [1943-1947] Illustrations

“A gentleman’s whiskey.”
These ads for Paul Jones whisky date from 1943-47.

Borden’s “Hemo” ~ Drink Adverts [1942-1946] Illustrations by Walter Early

“Drink your vitamins and like ’em!”
These illustrated ads by Walter Early for Borden’s Hemo, a fortified chocolate malt drink, date from 1942-46.

Borden’s “None Such Mince Meat” ~ Adverts [1940-1941]

“A tip from Elsie, the Borden cow.”
These slightly disturbing illustrated ads for Borden’s mincemeat date from 1940-41.

Borden’s ~ Dairy Adverts [1939-1949] Illustrations by Walter Early

“If it’s Borden’s it’s got to be good!”
These illustrations by Walter Early are from Borden’s dairy adverts from 1939-1949.

Pepsi-Cola “Come Alive!” ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1964-1966]

“You’re in the Pepsi generation!”
These ads for Pepsi-Cola date from mid 1964 to 1966.

Pepsi-Cola “For Those Who Think Young” ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1961-1964]

“Thinking young is flying to a picnic!”
These ads for Pepsi-Cola date from 1961 to mid 1964.

Pepsi-Cola “The Sociables” ~ Soft Drink Adverts [1959-1960] Illustrations

“They entertain the modern way!”
These lovely illustrated ads for Pepsi-Cola date from the end of 1959 though 1960.

Valentine Heart Adverts [1950’s]

“A Valentine should be so tender.”
Here’s a selection of valentine heart themed adverts from the 1950’s featuring a selection of goods, from shirts to peas!

National Confectioners’ Association ~ Adverts [1946-1947]

“Candy’s dandy…keep it handy!”
These ads by the The Council on Candy of the National Confectioners Association date from 1946-47. Featuring illustrations by Vernon Grant, the ad campaign encouraged Americans to eat candy for energy.

Fleischmann’s Gin ~ Adverts [1960-1963]

“What do they mean clean…clean…clean?”
These ads for Fleischmann’s gin date from 1960-63.

Fleischmann’s Whisky ~ Adverts [1959-1965]

“Fleischmann’s is the big buy!”
These ads for Fleischmann’s whisky date from 1959-65.

Whitman’s Chocolates ~ Christmas Adverts [1941-1951]

“A woman never forgets a man who remembers!”
Here’s some vintage Whitman’s Chocolates adverts from 1941-51.

Trolls Candy Mints ~ Confectionary Adverts [1946]

“Tasty, tempting, delicious!”
These ads for Trolls mint sweets are all from 1946.

Halloween Food & Drink Adverts

“Eat something ugly for Halloween.”
Here’s a selection of Halloween themed food and drink ads from various decades.