Including tea, coffee and hot chocolate, cordials and fruit juices, and all kinds of fizzy drinks.
“Evervess… yes, yes!” These ads for Evervess sparkling water date from 1946-47. It was produced by Pepsi-Cola.
“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.
“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.
“Taste that beats the others cold!” This ad campaign from Pepsi-Cola date from late 1966 to mid 1969.
“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.
“You’re in the Pepsi generation!”These ads for Pepsi-Cola date from mid 1964 to 1966.
“Thinking young is flying to a picnic!”These ads for Pepsi-Cola date from 1961 to mid 1964.
“They entertain the modern way!”These lovely illustrated ads for Pepsi-Cola date from the end of 1959 though 1960.
“The Now Taste of Tab”These ad’s for Tab, a low calorie soft drink made by Coca Cola, are from 1964-68.
“Where there’s pep there’s iron!”These fun ads for Bosco, a chocolate malt syrup which was added to milk, are all from 1940.
“Refreshing The Olympic Spirit”These three ads were part of Coca Cola’s 1992 Olympics ad campaign, which they have sponsored since 1928.
“Things go better with Coke.”This Coca Cola ad campaign ran for two years from Dec 1963 to Dec 1965 (as best I can tell).
“Enjoy the lively life of Coke.”These Coca Cola ads date from 1962-63.
“Refreshing New Feeling”These Coca Cola ads date from 1963.
“What a refreshing new feeling you get from Coke!”These Coca Cola ads date from 1961-62. Zing!
“Hot food calls for ice-cold Coke!”These Coca Cola ads date from 1961-62, and try to temp people into having coke with their dinner rather than just with snacks or sandwiches.
“Coke-On-The-Job Keeps Workers Refreshed!”These Coca Cola vending machine ads for employers are from 1959-60.
“Have a Coke has become a gracious custom in more than 100 countries of the world today.”During 1957, artist Jack Potter created ten illustrations for Coca Cola’s “100 countries” ad campaign.
“Be really refreshed!”These ads for Coca Cola are from 1959-60.
“The taste that’s fresh and frisky!” Here are some Seven-Up ads from 1965 featuring young, swinging people doing various kinds of social or sporting activities.
Here are a few vintage Christmas food and drink adverts from 1950-60’s.