Is Goofy Grape a real thing?

On November 28, 2012, Decas Cranberry Products of Carver, Massachusetts resurrected the names and personas of four of the original characters – Rootin’ Tootin’ Raspberry, Freckle Face Strawberry, Choo Choo Cherry, and Goofy Grape – for a line of flavored dried cranberry and fruit snacks.

Why was funny face discontinued?

The history of Funny Face itself after the ban of these two characters is quite tumultuous, too: The artificial sweetener that formed the backbone of the drink—cyclamate—had been banned by the FDA in 1968, resulting in the removal of Funny Face from store shelves until Pillsbury could ably reformulate.

Do they still make Funny Face drink mix?

The Pillsbury Company sold the rights to the Funny Face characters to Brady Enterprises in 1980. By that time cyclamates were banned. Brady Enterprises replaced the sweetener with Nutra Sweet and they continue to sell the Funny Face Drink.

How many flavors of Kool Aid are there?

That’s why we’re breaking down over 20 Kool Aid flavors to help you decide which ones to stock up on for summer. When it comes to tasty drinks beloved by kids and adults alike, it’s hard to find a better option than Kool-Aid!

When was Kool Aid invented?

One of Perkins’ most popular inventions was Fruit Smack, a liquid concentrate intended to be mixed with water. Fruit Smack was corked and sold in bottles, which was very messy. A powdered drink was more appealing to consumers, and in 1927 Perkins’ company created Kool-Ade, later renamed Kool-Aid.

Who made rootin tootin raspberry?

Pillsbury Co.

Piece Rootin’-Tootin’ Raspberry
Year 1972
Condition C -10
Description 3″ hard plastic
Company Pillsbury Co.

What is Kool-Aid slang for?

“Drinking the Kool-Aid” is an expression used to refer to a person who believes in a possibly doomed or dangerous idea because of perceived potential high rewards. The phrase often carries a negative connotation.

Why is Kool-Aid so cheap?

To help families in a time of extreme financial instability, Perkins lowered the price from 10 cents a package to just five cents, and it stayed that way for years. A marketing campaign cleverly billed the drink as the “budget beverage.”