• Sat, Mar 24 2012

Mad Men-Era Food Ads: Eating Like The Drapers Was Just As Confusing As Eating Now

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Mad Men finally coming back to AMC on Sunday, and with it the craze for Mid-Century everything—especially advertising. By now you’ve likely seen galleries of crazy smoking ads, and collections of sexist ads that boggle the mind. But have you checked out the kind of food ads that would have surrounded the Drapers? This was the era when processed food really took off—along with a flurry of confusing nutrition information.

Check out our gallery of mad 60′s food advertising; you might be surprised by how little it’s changed:

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