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Monday, January 2, 2017
A Look at Some Things Turning 50 This Year
In 1967, the Clinton Corn Processing Company in Iowa began shipping its exclusive formula for high fructose corn syrup. Perhaps no food introduction from that year was more important. Yet that's hardly the most exciting 50th birthday to celebrate.
No worries, there are many beloved brands and iconic snacks hitting the big five-decade mark in 2017. We here at MeTV love remembering the sugary cereals, candy, fast food and toys of our youth. Thankfully, a lot of it is still around today for when we want to nostalgically indulge.
Let's take a look at some major snacks and playthings turning 50 years old in the upcoming year.