Iconic Foods From The 1970s That You Totally Forgot About

By Jack Ripley | May 12, 2024

Toastettes

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with a blast from the past as we dive into this showcase of forgotten food favorites from the groovy 1970s. From quirky snacks to iconic beverages, this collection will take you on a flavorful journey down memory lane.

Your taste buds will water as we reminisce about classics like Pizza Spins, Space Dust, Tab, and Tuna Twist, each one a delicious relic of a bygone era. So, don't miss out on the chance to rediscover these tasty treats and more. Keep reading to indulge in the nostalgia and uncover forgotten gems from the vibrant world of '70s snacks.

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As Kellogg's Pop-Tarts took the breakfast scene by storm in 1964, Nabisco wasn't one to miss out on the toaster pastry trend. In the late '60s, they introduced Toastettes, their own version of these beloved treats. Described as "pop-ups," Toastettes were sugar and fruit-filled delights that promised a quick and convenient breakfast option. While they may not have reached the same level of popularity as Pop-Tarts, Toastettes offered a tasty alternative for folks craving a sweet start to their day.

Hunt's Snack Pack Chocolate Pudding

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Making its debut in 1977, this iconic treat captured the hearts (and taste buds) of snack enthusiasts everywhere. Originally served in single-use aluminum cans, marking a new era for indulgence on the go, these bad boys were a must-have for after school snacking. Keep in mind that that Snack Packs were marketed as a healthy snack for kids—a quintessential '70s touch. With a tasty array of flavors like chocolate fudge, chocolate mud pie, cinnamon roll, and banana cream pie, just to name a few, it doesn't matter if Snack Packs were good for you or not.