List of Childhood Snacks That Would Be Weird To Eat Now

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1. Frubes


There’s no dignified way of eating a Frube while making eye contact with another human being.

2. Hubba Bubba Bubble Jug

Hubba Bubba Bubble Jug

It was bubble gum, but in powder form? So many questions remain.

3. Turkey Twizzlers

Turkey Twizzlers

As an adult you’re actually kind of concerned about what constitutes as “turkey”.

4. Polo Super Mint

Polo Super Mint

Real life is not a Bugs Bunny cartoon.

5. Billy Bear Ham

Billy Bear Ham

Its smile is strangely haunting.

6. Hubba Bubba Bubble Tape

Hubba Bubba Bubble Tape

Another snack in the popular ’00s genre of Inconvenient Ways To Eat Bubble Gum.

7. Heinz Green Ketchup

Heinz Green Ketchup

Red sauce is exotic enough for you now.

8. Those mint sheets that dissolve in your mouth

Those mint sheets that dissolve in your mouth

As a breath mint alternative, sure, but snacking on them as if they were candy is a little concerning.

9. Onken Frufoo

Onken Frufoo

A yoghurt would come bottom on the list of things you’d want to find a toy in the middle of.

10. Baby Bottle Pops

Baby Bottle Pops

You’re no longer a baby, you’re now a fully-formed human.

11. Pom-Bear


What was it with bear-shaped food?

12. Fizz Wiz

Fizz Wiz

Rumour had it that if you drank Coke at the same time as eating this, your stomach would explode – and you knew it was true because it happened to a friend’s cousin.

13. Transform-A-Snack


You no longer have time to construct your own crisp vehicles.

14. Triple Power Push Pops

Triple Power Push Pops

Three separate lollies is just downright excessive.

15. Penguin Flipper Dippers

Penguin Flipper Dippers

They don’t even have a joke on them.

16. Lunchables


Crack open a pack of Lunchables in the office break room and you’re guaranteed to get funny looks.

17. Fruit Winders

Fruit Winders

I’m reasonably certain that these don’t count as one of your five-a-day.

18. Squeezits


What even were these, because they sure as hell weren’t juice?

19. Kwenchy Kups

Kwenchy Kups

You’d look especially ridiculous if you drunk it in the classic way of biting a hole in the bottom corner.

20. Ring Pops

Ring Pops

Practical? Yes. Professional? No.

21. Candy necklaces

Candy necklaces

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Edible jewelry peaked in the ’90s and has yet to stage a comeback.

22. Calippo Shots

Calippo Shots

They’re not as badass as they used to be.