21 Truly Upsetting Vintage Food Advertisements

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What, it’s not like there’s some LAW against mixing Miracle Whip with Jell-O.

This truly incredible ad for canned yams:

This truly incredible ad for canned yams:

Well, guess I know what I'm making for Thanksgiving this year!

Family Circle Magazine / Flickr: jbcurio / Creative Commons

An ad for vegetable and celery-flavored Jell-O, which apparently existed.

An ad for vegetable and celery-flavored Jell-O, which apparently existed.

That veggie mold is kind of beautiful, tbh.

Flickr: wanderingmagpie / Creative Commons

A Miracle Whip ad that suggests that you should mix it with gelatin, fruit, and lemonade?!

A Miracle Whip ad that suggests that you should mix it with gelatin, fruit, and lemonade?!

This has to have been straight-up trolling.

Flickr: jbcurio / Creative Commons

This SPAM ad featuring a recipe for “Fiesta Peach SPAM Bake.”

This SPAM ad featuring a recipe for "Fiesta Peach SPAM Bake."

Traditional at every fiesta in Mexico, of course.

Flickr: jbcurio / Creative Commons


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