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Sugar’s Got What It Takes, a vintage ad

Sugar's Got What It Takes, small

The pile of food magazines that I have in my collection is big, and each one is studded with post-its that mark the page of all the delicious sounding recipes that I have long planned to try (and hopefully will in 2013). These magazines are also packed with vintage ads for everything from food to cigarettes that are well-worth a look or two. I’ve seen ... Read More »

Snack cakes promoted with cake-dispensing billboard

Mr Kipling brand cake ads

When a new bakery or cupcake shop opens up, a plate of samples is sure to entice potential clients to come in for a taste. Prepackaged food producers, including both big companies and smaller gourmet mail-order places, don’t have this option and can’t make a connection with a customer unless someone gets something as a gift or is drawn in by good advertising, reviews, etc. ... Read More »

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