Beloved Snacks You'll Never Be Able to Eat Again

Ashley Lutz
January 7, 2013


These foods and drinks used to grace the pantry shelves of many American households. But their glory days have passed, and now these items are discontinued.

A recent Reddit thread explored the items that people are the most nostalgic for, and we decided to do our own research on some beloved lost brands. 

Some soda varieties just didn't click. There are also lost fast food and snack items. A certain discontinued flavor of Doritos has people especially upset.

Altoids' Tangerine Sours were discontinued in 2010.

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Butterfinger BB's were mini peanut butter and chocolate candy balls. They were discontinued in 2006.



Black Pepper Jack Doritos were released about a decade ago and discontinued around 2008.



Planter's Cheez Balls were discontinued in 2006. Several online petitions plead for their return.



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Wonder Ball was a spherical chocolate ball with a toy inside. Nestle stopped manufacturing them in 1997 after some children chocked on the toys.



French Toast Crunch was a cereal by General Mills that was discontinued in 2006.




Keebler Magic Middles were beloved in the 1980s. They were a vanilla shortbread with a chocolate middle.



Crispy M&M's were discontinued in the U.S. in 2005, but are still available in some European countries.




Surge was released by Coca-Cola to compete with Mountain Dew in 1996. The beverage was discontinued by 2003.



Oreo O's was a cookie-themed cereal launched by Post in 1997. It was discontinued 10 years later.



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Tic Tac recently confirmed on its website that it had discontinued its Cinnamon and Spearmint flavors.



Burger King chicken fries were discontinued in January 2012 and replaced with chicken strips.



The Snapple Element Drinks were popular in the early 2000s, but were discontinued. Since then, several online petitions have begged for their return.



Cherry Vanilla Coke (and a diet version) was launched in 2006 but discontinued just a year later.




Fiery Habanero Doritos were discontinued in 2009.




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Jello Pudding Pops were a popsicle advertised by Bill Cosby. They disappeared in the early '90s.



Each flavor of Hi-C fruit snacks looked like the fruit it represented. The Brach's snacks have been discontinued.



3D Doritos were launched in the early 2000's and discontinued a few years later.



Lemon Ice Gatorade hasn't been around for a decade, but it does have its own Facebook page.



Apple Newtons were an offshoot of the popular Fig Newton brand. Other discontinued flavors include grape and cherry.



Carnation breakfast bars were a staple in the 1980s. They also have a Facebook page pleading for their return.



Snapple's Mint Iced Tea was taken off the shelves back in 2007.



Click here for the full list of Beloved Snacks You'll Never Be Able to Eat Again.

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