6 Funny Face Flavors Rebranded 1966

Blasts from the Past

6 Funny Face Flavors Rebranded 1966
6 Funny Face Flavors Rebranded 1966

I remember these vividly as a child. I was small enough to crawl under the end table in the living room and play with the colorful packages on the floor.

For some reason, I was enamored with the happy looking faces and the contrast of the vivid color on the white packet. Keep in mind the packets were pure white. In these pictures, they appear something less than white.

Memory is an interesting thing, too. I always thought they were Kool Aid. But these were made by Pillsbury to directly compete with Kool Aid. At 10 cents a packet, they were minting money with these in 1964!

Two years later, 1966, several products were rebranded for political correctness. New flavors were added.

Choo Choo Cherry Pack 1966
Choo Choo Cherry Pack 1966
Chines Cherry 1964
Chines Cherry 1964
Rootin' Tootin' Raspberry Pack 1964
Rootin’ Tootin’ Raspberry Pack 1964
Rootin' Tootin' Raspberry Pack 1966
Rootin’ Tootin’ Raspberry Pack 1966
Loud Mouth Lime Pack 1964
Loud Mouth Lime Pack 1964
Loud Mouth Lime Pack 1966
Loud Mouth Lime Pack 1966
Injun Orange Pack 1964
Injun Orange Pack 1964
Jolly Olly Orange Pack 1966
Jolly Olly Orange Pack 1966
Goofy Grape Pack 1964
Goofy Grape Pack 1964
Goofy Grape Pack 1966
Goofy Grape Pack 1966
Freckle Face Strawberry Pack 1966
Freckle Face Strawberry Pack 1966
Lefty Lemon Pack 1966
Lefty Lemon Pack 1966

 

Ultimately, Pillsbury removed all of these from the market. At that time they were selling 16 flavors. As you can see from the final photo, the reason they were removed was because they were artificially sweetened with saccharin, which was determined to cause cancer. I personally find the disconnect between the front of the packaging and the back very concerning!

16 Funny Face Packets
16 Funny Face Packets
Funny Face Drink Mix Ingredients
Funny Face Drink Mix Ingredients

 

And I always thought having the drink stand would be a ton of fun!

Drink Stand
Drink Stand
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