Category: food packaging

Soda and liquor labels from Estonia (1960s-80s)

Soda and liquor labels from Estonia (1960s-80s)

Vintage ads. “Buy frozen green peas,” Soviet poster from 1949.

Vintage ads. “Buy frozen green peas,” Soviet poster from 1949.

Vintage ads. Iris candy (similar to toffee), poster from…

Vintage ads. Iris candy (similar to toffee), poster from 1938.

Can anyone translate? Is it Azerbaijani? Kazakh? Tatar?

“Tea is a healthy drink”, Soviet poster (1950s)

“Tea is a healthy drink”, Soviet poster (1950s)

Vintage ads. Chocolate truffles made by Red October factory…

Vintage ads. Chocolate truffles made by Red October factory (1939) (via)

Vintage ads. Cooking oil and mustards by GlavRasZhirMaslo…

Vintage ads. Cooking oil and mustards by GlavRasZhirMaslo (1939) (via)

“Organic Georgian tea. Sold in all grocery stores.” Soviet…

“Organic Georgian tea. Sold in all grocery stores.” Soviet advertising poster (1950s)

Vintage ads. Cereals, coffee, cocoa, flour by the Mikoyan…

Vintage ads. Cereals, coffee, cocoa, flour by the Mikoyan Moscow Food Factory (1939) (via)

Vintage ads. Malton milk flour for children. Page from the…

Vintage ads. Malton milk flour for children. Page from the Women’s Magazine (April 1927)

Vintage ads. Cereals, coffee, food concentrates made by the…

Vintage ads. Cereals, coffee, food concentrates made by the Mikoyan Moscow Food Factory (1939) (via)

The large box in the center reads Корнфлекс – Kornfleks. It was the first name for corn flakes in the USSR, used in the 30s. Later, after the war and in the 50s, when corn and corn products became more common, names became more Russian-sounding.