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20 Nostalgic Food Innovations

From Retro American Donuts to 90s Lollipop Sodas

— January 11, 2018 — Lifestyle
As restaurant cooks and food companies embrace new flavors and cultural fusion dishes, consumers are beginning to crave retro snacks at a faster rate, making these nostalgic food innovations a hit among the masses. Not only does the redirection to classic fast food items suggest the deep-seeded generational nostalgia, but it also allows for the novelty of 50s-styled commercials, diners and nostalgic food truck branding.

From the relaunch of the 90s beloved Lunchables to the classic American diner donuts and staple cheeseburgers, nostalgic food innovations are a welcome memento of the carefree child. Companies like Wienerschnitzel and OREO are hopping on the bandwagon of the retro food craze, offering their products at a decently affordable price. In the meanwhile, grown-ups and Millennials are tapping into their inner child.
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Nostalgic Burger Formulations
Nostalgic Burger Formulations
Top Notch Austin Boasts Vintage Food and Design Inspirations
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Nostalgic Cereal Milkshakes
Nostalgic Cereal Milkshakes
This Cap'n Crunch Beverage Contains Vanilla Vodka to Appeal to Adults
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Resurging Nostalgic Gums
Resurging Nostalgic Gums
This Banana-Flavored Gum Will be Re-Released in Brazil
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Frosty Nostalgic QSR Drinks
Frosty Nostalgic QSR Drinks
The Taco Bell Strawberry Poppin' Candy Freeze is Packed with Sweets
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Funfetti Popcorn Flavors
Funfetti Popcorn Flavors
Pop Secret's New 'Popfetti' Popcorn Tastes Like a Funfetti Birthday Cake
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Free-Range Multicolored Eggs
Free-Range Multicolored Eggs
The NestFresh Heirloom Eggs are Non-GMO and Nostalgic
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Nostalgic Milkshake Breakfast Treats
Nostalgic Milkshake Breakfast Treats
The Pop-Tarts Frosted Strawberry Milkshake Flavor is Tasty
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Limited-Edition Retro Sodas
Limited-Edition Retro Sodas
These New Flavors from Vintage Seltzer Contain No Sugar or Sweeteners
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Nostalgic Hot Dog Snacks
Nostalgic Hot Dog Snacks
The New Bagel Bites Mini Bagel Dogs Serve as a Convenient Snack Option
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Relaunched 90s Lunch Kits
Relaunched 90s Lunch Kits
The Lunchables Cheesy Pizza and Chocolate Dessert Pizza is Nostalgic
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American-Themed Donuts
American-Themed Donuts
These Krispy Kreme Donuts are Available Exclusively in the UK
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Nostalgic Flavor Ice Creams
Nostalgic Flavor Ice Creams
These Tillamook Special Batch Ice Creams are Limited-Edition
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Retro Ice Cream Pints
Retro Ice Cream Pints
Beachy Cream is a Brand of Organic Ice Cream from SoCal
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Nostalgic Energy Sodas
Nostalgic Energy Sodas
Jolt Cola Has Been Rereleased to the Delight of 90s Kids Everywhere
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Retro Candy Subscriptions
Retro Candy Subscriptions
The Nostalgic Candy Club Offers Carefully Curated Candies
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Nostalgic Cartoon Candy Bars
Nostalgic Cartoon Candy Bars
FYE is Introducing Real-Life Reptar Bars That Turn Tongues Green
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Nostalgic Breakfast Cereal Shakes
Nostalgic Breakfast Cereal Shakes
The Wienerschnitzel Cereal Shakes Come in Three Flavor Options
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Sparkling Lollipop Sodas
Sparkling Lollipop Sodas
In South Korea, 7-Eleven is Selling Chupa Chups Sodas
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Resurrected Chocolate Bar Flavors
Resurrected Chocolate Bar Flavors
The Dairy Milk Tiffin Will Be Returning for a Limited Time
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Nostalgic Food Truck Branding
Nostalgic Food Truck Branding
Grilled Cheese Wonderland's Concept is a Nod to 90s Youth Culture
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