Food of the Seventies, Fruit Float

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This was out in 1973-1974. As with Spoon Candy, the commercial for it appealed enough to both mom and myself to try it. It was as described by others and quite good. It's span on the market was for no longer than Spoon Candy's and was gone by 1974. As for the commercial, here's what little I remember of it: A bald man with glasses tries unsuccessfully to say Fruit Float at lightning speed three times in a row, finally pausing and saying, "Wait a minute!" A freckle faced kid smiles and cuts in with, "Forget it." At the commercial's end the same kid smiles again and quips, "I'll bet you'll like it."
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    This site has a picture of Fruit Float. It's exactly as I remember. Unfortunately, I hated the stuff.
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    This is a pic of fruit float dessert from the 70's.
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    This site has a picture of Fruit Float. It's exactly as I remember. Unfortunately, I hated the stuff.
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    This is a pic of fruit float dessert from the 70's.

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Suzan - June 05, 2007 - Report this comment
I'm glad someone else remembers this. I loved the strawberry flavored. If I am not mistaken, it cam in a can and you added milk or something and then let it "set up" like jello. Is this the same stuff.
julie - June 19, 2007 - Report this comment
I can't remember who made it, my mom and brother were hooked on this stuff, anyone know why they stopped making it? I wish someone had a recipie!
Greg - June 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Jello came out with a pudding by the name of Jell-o Creme Savers. It is the closest taste to Fruit Float. It was introduced around 2004 but I haven't seen it in the stores in some time.
Tom - June 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Does anyone have a pic of the can it used to come in? I'm the only one in my family that remembers it. I want to show them to jog their memory.
Patricia - July 06, 2007 - Report this comment
My sister loved Fruit Float and I just couldn't stand it. I would love to surprise her with something like it. Any ideas?
joshee - July 17, 2007 - Report this comment
Hi, I loved Fruit Float too!...I think it was made by Libby's.
AJ - July 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Yes... and they were awesome!!! I have been talking about these to my husband forever, but could never remember the name. We loved the really is hard to say : ) I recall the Strawberry flavor. Sort of like a fruity pudding/yogurty dessert. I don't know why, but I am thinking they also had peach? Thanks for the great memeory!
Scott Woodworth - July 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Fruit Float was the best! Can anyone name all the flavors? Strawberry, peach, banana, lime??? When it says Libbys Libbys Libbys on the label label label you will like it like it like it on your table table table.
Steve in Austin - July 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I'm really glad that others out there remember Fruit Float - it was really good!!! I liked all the flavors and recall that it tasted similar to fruit flavored yogurts today (but a bit sweeter, perhaps). A great product that never really caught on......
Berta in Florida - August 14, 2007 - Report this comment
Stoney Field Farms makes an organic strawberry yogurt that reminds me of the taste of fruit float. See if you agree. I remember that was my favorite flavor. No one around me remembers fruit float. I was starting to wonder if I made it up. :-)
pat - August 17, 2007 - Report this comment
It was made by Libbys and I loved it. I even remember Libbys slogan. It was " If it says Libbys Libbys Libbys on the label label label, you will love it on your table table table!" Wow what a memory trip. I wish they still had the fruit float, it was so good.
Jennifer - August 22, 2007 - Report this comment
THANK YOU!! My friends think I made up Fruit Float too! I'm from NY - was it a "Northern Thing"? I remember making it at my grandparent's house: cherry, strawberry, blueberry...those were me and my sibling's favorites...why wont they bring it back?????
Barbi - August 27, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember fruit float....and it literally made me sick....I can remember my mom making it and we all loved tasted great, but there was something in it that made me throw up every time I ate the stuff. At first we thought it was a fluke or a virus but no....every time I ate it, I got sick....which I hated because it tasted sooooo good going down.
Rhonda - September 23, 2007 - Report this comment
I have been trying to find a site about Fruit Float and I finally did! Nobody in my family remembers this, so I was beginning to think that I made this up in my head. I am soooo happy that others remember this. I remember making it and not liking it at all. I had not eaten yogurt in those days, so maybe I'd like it now. It sure reminds me of yogurt.
Dawn - October 03, 2007 - Report this comment
OMG this is a riot. I used to LOVE Fruit Float. Strawberry was my favorite. I was telling a coworker about it but she does not remember it. She does remember Whip N Chill though! Both were favorites but not many people I talk to remember it. So I Goodsearched it and here I am. BTW, for any of you Whip N Chill lovers, The Vermont Country Store sells it for $16.95. Chocolate, Strawberry and Vanilla. Each one makes between 28 and 32 servings. YUM!!
ERIC - October 31, 2007 - Report this comment
This stuff was great - my favorite after school snack - just add milk - I'd finish a whole can - I can remember strawberry and maybe Peach but others??? Why did Libbys discontinue the product?
Gina - November 07, 2007 - Report this comment
Was this the stuff that seperated on it's own after it was poured into glasses. I thought it was called Libby's Parfaits
chevy truck - December 05, 2007 - Report this comment
The stuff that separated into 3 layers was Jello 1-2-3. It was good stuff, but not Fruit Float. Fruit Float was great...i loved it, and then it was gone.
mary - December 22, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember it, but my parents bought 123 Gelatin more often than Fruit Float. And Junkit was another one.
Alan - February 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I was about 10 years old when Fruit Float came out (yes, Libby's made it). I distinctly remember the "warning" on the label to stir it 30 times (after adding the milk) and NO MORE! Why? Would it explode? Great stuff!
Alan - March 05, 2008 - Report this comment
We use to have this when we went camping. Only remember peach and stawberry flavors so i guess that's the only flavor my parents bought. No one I ever mention this to remembers it. I think about it almost every time I have a peach yogurt. It was made by Libby's and the commercials had people trying to say Fruit Float 3 times fast. :-)
Rebecca - March 29, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember my grandma having a can of fruit float in the fridge.
Marie - April 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved Fruit Float, especially the strawberry flavor. I use to make it and eat the whole recipe before anyone in the family got their hands on it. There had never been anything that came close to that taste. It was awesome. Some yogurts of today come close, but not quite. I wish Libbys would put it on the market for a trial period for old time sake.
Diane - April 27, 2008 - Report this comment
I just loved fruit float strawberry and blueberry were the best ,maybe if libbys knew we all loved it they would bring it back . because today people don't have time for homemade cooking like they did back then,
Dorcas - May 22, 2008 - Report this comment
I Google everything that crosses my mind, and after eating a container of Peach Yoplait just now I was transported to a day 37 years ago when my mom presented me with a glass dessert cup in which she'd made Fruit Float. It was heaven- and I'm thrilled to know that other people had the same experience- that I didn't make it up. It was delicious- and like so many other great food items of the 70's (Banana Koogle, anyone?) sadly gone, gone, gone...
Angela - June 06, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved Fruit Float! Blueberry was the best. I still remember the commericals. I still sing the Libby's jingle. Also loved Jello 1-2-3!
Terri - July 18, 2008 - Report this comment
This is cool! It seems everyone I mention Fruit Float to acts like I'm making it up. My husband never heard of it. My brothers and sisters don't even remember it. What happened to it? It must have been short lived.
Maria - September 02, 2008 - Report this comment
My husband & I are the only people in our families that remember this. People think we are nuts. I tried to find it online about 7 yrs ago - glad to finally find this website.
Linda - September 27, 2008 - Report this comment
I have been thinking a lot about fruit float lately. I just loved it. I too was wondering if there is a way to duplicate it. I cannot imagine why it did stay around any longer than it did.
Teresa - October 01, 2008 - Report this comment
I thought no else remembered this stuff,I thought I had imagined the stuff.It was GREAT.Why did they stop making it???????
Steve - October 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm glad I'm not alone remembering Fruit Float... if I close my eyes and think real hard I can still taste the peach one YUM YUM YUM.. it's time to bring back Fruit Float!
Diane - January 06, 2009 - Report this comment
No one I know remembers this. I spent years looking for it in every store, and then on-line. I'm very sorry they stopped making it. I, alone probably could have kept their sales going.
jim - January 19, 2009 - Report this comment
i wrote the company that bought out libbys and they said they sold the division that use to make fruit float to another company and they do not make fruit float any more no reason why?maybe it made you younger or had some kind of secret power?
terri - January 22, 2009 - Report this comment
WOW - I remember this. My grandmother was a wonderful lady but a horrible cook. There's no telling what she fed my grandfather over the years. I remember one Saturday morning she attempted to make gravy for biscuits, she didn't think it was thick enough so she poured a can of Fruit Float in it. It was terrible but my grandfather ate every bite & never said a word.
Joey the V - February 08, 2009 - Report this comment
This product was essentially high-sugar crap, but the commercial's jingle stuck in my mind. It went: "Bet ya like Fruit Float... but I bet you can't say it three times..." And then some cat would say "Fruit float, fruit floot...", obviously flubbing the attempt.
SCOTT - February 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I found some Jello brand strawberry cream pudding that tastes just like strawberry fruit float once you mix in some pureed frozen strawberries.
Russ - February 21, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember it, and I remember watching the commercial I'm almost certain the commercial came on (at least once) during a show called "Wait Till Your Father Gets Home". My mom must have bought us the peach flavor, because some thirty years later I put a spoonful of peach yogurt into my mouth and Fruit Float memories flooded my mind. It was like I was a kid again. Fruit Float, Fruit Float, Fruit Float!!!
Velvet Cyberpunk - March 30, 2009 - Report this comment
Ah yes, I remember Fruit Float! So good! My grandma used to get it for us.If I remember correctly it came in raspberry, strawberry, orange, and pineapple. Raspberry was my favorite, I loved it. Yes the person above is correct you would mix it with milk and let it set up. It had a thick pudding consistency. Such a good memory.I wish they'd make it again. It was made by Libby company. Libby libby libby on my table table table. Libby libby libby on the lable lable lable!
monica - September 13, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember it too! Loved it! Always wonder what happened to it. Just remember going to the store to get some and they were out and it never got replaced so I thought. Shortly learned that it was done, over through. NO MORE FRUIT FLOAT!! :(
freddy from bklyn - September 14, 2009 - Report this comment
i was about 10 when i first tryed fruit float back in 1974. my mom brought several cans,i loved the stuff.made it for my self,-strawberry -blueberry and peach was my favorite.fruit float was a desert way ahead of its time.dont know why they discontinued it''-libby should bring it back today.'''
VAL - September 14, 2009 - Report this comment
I was four and I remember Fruit Float cans stacked in a pyramid on an end cap at the grocery store. I grabbed one as I sat in the front of the shopping cart and knocked the entire display over. How could I forget Fruit Float?
Christine - September 28, 2009 - Report this comment
We always had the peach flavor. W e dorve all over to find it before they stopped making it.
Janet - November 23, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember well the Fruit Float, Fruit Float, Fruit Float commercial. But I also remember a Jell-O instant pudding in either apricot or peach. I can find absolutely no reference anywhere to the stuff, and yet I can still taste it as if I had it yesterday.
Kay - January 29, 2010 - Report this comment
I have been asking people for several years if they remembered Libby's Fruit Float and no one does, except my mom who purchased it. I liked the stawberry flavor best. I thought it was already prepared and you just poured it out of the can. Was that a later version that didn't require mixing with milk. I wish they would bring it back. It reminds you of yogurt without the twang.
Terri - April 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Finally, confirmation that I was not just imagining this dessert. I remeber the commercials where everyone tried to say "Fruit Float" three times fast. I also remember that peach was my favorite flavor. Fruit Float was a favorite dessert at my house!
Stacey - April 25, 2010 - Report this comment
OMG...this IS excellent..NO one remembers this stuff...I was beginning to think I imagined it all...I had to have been 5 or 6...and remember my mom having it for
Cindy - April 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember it. I loved it. I wish it would come back. None of my brothers or sister remember it. I too thought I had imagined it. HAha
Kathe - June 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Ohh-Wee!!! Fruit Float was the dessert I was in charge of making. It was "da-Bomb!" I remember being in such a great mood, I "raked" the shag carpet for my mom while watching "Wait Til Your Father Gets Home" too. I wonder if our OLD taste buds would still love it??
Donnamay - June 07, 2010 - Report this comment
It was actually around a little longer that 1974 because I CRAVED it when I was pregnant with my first child and that was 1975....Gosh I miss it!!! I have actually wished I had it several times over the years and could never duplicate the taste!
Linda - June 16, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm NOT crazy! I would ask people, too, and not many remembered it! I loved it... I wonder why they quit making it..
Sharon - July 12, 2010 - Report this comment
Fruit Float was just about the best food ever made. I used to eat it for breakfast with Danish-Go-Rounds. I ask my friends if they remember it, and they think I'm nuts. Pleeeease bring back Fruit Float! I need some on my table, table, table.
Barb - July 27, 2010 - Report this comment
I loved Fruit Float as a kid growing up in Chicago. It was the first dessert I made all by myself. My favorite flavors were strawberry and peach. Would love to try some again!
Leroy - August 02, 2010 - Report this comment
My brother and I loved Fruit Float, my Mom would usually get us the Strawberry, Blueberry, or Raspberry flavor and we couldn't wait till it would set up in the fridge. With all the smoothies that are sold everywhere you would think Libby's would bring it back. I too have been under the impression that I was crazy because no one I would ask remembered it.
Howard - August 06, 2010 - Report this comment
You can buy a product very similar to Fruit Float called "Fruiche". It is a Japanese product made by the House Foods Corporation. You add milk to it and it congeals just like Fruit Float did. If you have access to an Asian market (especially a Japanese one), you can probably get it there.
Beth - August 15, 2010 - Report this comment
How funny t be sitting at my p.c. and have fruit float pop in my head, then google it, and here it is!! I must have asked a hundred people if they remembered fruit float nd they swore i smoked with cheech and chong everyday!! I loved the peach flavored on it was like fruit pudding but had an awsome taste and little chunks of fruit Mmm how i miss my 70's food!!
Bill from Mass - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
WOW!! I talk about this some times and only some people remember Fruit Float. "Fruit Float Fruit Float Fruit Float!!" We used to say that all the time. I was about 8 or 9 at the time, growing up in Northern Maine, and I used to love the stuff! Every time I have peach Yoplait I think of Fruit Float. It's the closest thing I've eaten that seems the same. Yogurt was newish back in the early 70s, so maybe Libby's realized that canning yogurt wasn't such a good idea! Or maybe it was lethal... ha! Who knows why such an awesome product would disappear like that!
Jeff - September 25, 2010 - Report this comment
Another lost childhood food. I remember the strawberry, cherry, peach, and banana ones the most. The only one that no one in our family really cared for was the Mandarin orange.
Tim - October 18, 2010 - Report this comment
Wow I remember this stuff as a Kid and I thought my mother invented it she used to make the purple grape'ish flavor My Mother passed away so I never knew where she got it , takes me back to some of earliest child hood memories and my Mother whipping it up for me it took like 5 minutes to make if that you gotta love the web
Sandy - October 23, 2010 - Report this comment
Let's all suggest on Libby's website to bring this back!!
Larry - November 18, 2010 - Report this comment
I really like this stuff and forgot the name and what it was called,but glad I found other folks that remember it wondered if I was the only one on earth that ate it or remembered it.Use to eat the whole can on Sundays while listening to Nascar races on radio and Nascar races only on radio then not on TV.Wow that was quite a time back,wished they would make this again,seems food and drimks tasted better back then.
Kim - January 21, 2011 - Report this comment
Thank God I'm not losing my mind. I was starting to think I was having dilusions about Fruit Float! I wish I could find some to buy so my kids could try it. Every time I have a Dannon (fruit on the bottom) strawberry yogurt I can recall the flavor of fruit float - similar but not quite the same. We should petition Libby's to do a throw-back and give us a moment to relive the 70's treat!
kathy - April 19, 2011 - Report this comment
i often think about fruit float and wish i could have some..loved all the flavors. don't much care for yogurt but loved fruit float. i live in the plains states so we had it here thru the 70's.
sherri - May 01, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember this stuff. I can remember my mom making it. It was good.
Liz - May 15, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember fruit float. i did a serch on it about 4 yrs. ago but found nothing. today i did it again and found this site. we should all write to libbys to get them to make it again.
Emilia - June 04, 2011 - Report this comment
My sister and I both remember and loved Fruit Float. Why did it every go away? It reminds me of another favorite that disappeared...Golden Raisin Buscuits by Sunshine Biscuit Co. There is nothing else around exactly like them, either.
Pam - June 14, 2011 - Report this comment
OMG - can't believe I actually found it...I thought I had dreamed it. I can picture myself as a teen making this in the yellow countered and yellow walled kitchen - the memories! Then my mom yelling because I didn't clean up my mess, but I ate all the fruit float!
Heather - June 18, 2011 - Report this comment
OMG!!! I can't believe it - my sister and I were just talking about Fruit Float and 1-2-3 Jello and other nostalgic foods, like, just a half hour ago. I am so glad there are many people from my era who remember these things. Whenever my siblings and I reminisce about "the good ole' days" our kids look at us like we're crazy!
Patsy - July 14, 2011 - Report this comment
Hello from a southern state, we had Fruit Float too! I couldn't think of the name of it so I googled "Libby's peach add milk" and ended up here!! I loved, loved, loved this stuff and wish a company would make something comparable to it. So neat to see so many other Fruit Float lovers!
Mike - July 27, 2011 - Report this comment
Fruit Float was AWESOME !! It's crazy how often I actually think about it. I was a favorite food as a kid. There is a Facebook page devoted to bringing it back !!
Carol - August 15, 2011 - Report this comment
I absolutely loved this stuff! I think my parents and I tried every flavor, and there wasn't a bad one in the bunch -- but I think peach was probably my favorite. I have no idea why they quit making it, but I really hope they'll consider bringing it back. The only thing I'm not sure about is how it 'worked' -- maybe it contained something the FDA decided was unwholesome, like the thicking agent, perhaps. I hope not, though, because I'd love to see it make a comeback!
Eva - September 12, 2011 - Report this comment
Ellen - September 27, 2011 - Report this comment
Loved it as a kid! I thought it was called "Fruit Fluff" and that's why I never could find info on it. Nobody I know remembers it. Thanks for the memories!
Jolene - October 03, 2011 - Report this comment
I used to make it all the time as a kid growing up. That and Spoon Candy. Would like to see both come back
Angela - October 12, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved Fruit Float as a kid! Nobody I know remembers it, so I'm glad to know I'm not the only one. I wish they'd bring it back even if only for a limited time. I wonder if I'd still like it.
Teri from MO - October 12, 2011 - Report this comment
I miss Fruit Float, Space Food Sticks, and Duncan Hines Tiara dessert mixes...I still have the special pan you had to buy to make it in! Time for a revival? I think so!!!
Glenn - October 26, 2011 - Report this comment
I just left a message on the Nestle web site ( requesting consideration to bring back Fruit Float (Nestle now seems to own the Libby's brand). I'd suggest everyone else who loved it to do the same!
Norma Villarreal - November 02, 2011 - Report this comment
I say we start a fruit float revolution and make someone bring it back. They will thank us in the end it's bound to make them rich. My brother n I were just reminiscing about this product we even sang the song. It must of had something assisting in it maybe that's why it was discontinued.
Jax - December 22, 2011 - Report this comment
PEACH whip n chill was the best Anyone know where I can buy some? PS I found Space Food Sticks for sale and other great 1960's and 1070's candy here hometownfavorites dot com
Tracy - February 20, 2012 - Report this comment
It is so nice to know that I am not crazy! I have to call my Mother tomorrow...she still swears I must have dreamed it. Speaking of oldies but "goodies", does anyone remember Marathon Bars? About a foot of caramel all covered in chocolate, it came in a red wrapper I think?
CW - March 19, 2012 - Report this comment
My dad and grandad had a shop and this was one thing I loved!!!But can anyone remember the 'new' flavour they brought out just before they stopped producing it??? was my favorite!!!!
MM - March 28, 2012 - Report this comment
Please let's get Fruit Float back OMG it was sooooooooooooooooo good....
tamie - April 18, 2012 - Report this comment
i loved this stuff when i was a kid,i would go to foxs with my grandmother,she would buy me a couple of cans,they were fifty cents a can,i wish they would come back out with this product,i could live off of it.
Mary Jo - June 10, 2012 - Report this comment
I have been trying to think of the name and I just thought of it and googled it. Great to find others who remember it, too. What I remember most and have been wanting to make with it used to be my family's favorite dessert. You took angel food cake and broke it into pieces in a loaf pan and thern poured the mixture over the cake and mixed it all up. Chill it and then turn it out onto a plate and slice it. Then top it with whipped crean and enjoy. Great for summer and I have been craving it lately!
Ed - June 13, 2012 - Report this comment
After it was discontinued I moved into an apt behind a corner grocery, and it had a case or two of Fruit Float which never sold and they reduced the price and no one would buy them--I bought them a can or two at a time for about a year. Maybe the last Fruit Floats ever eaten!
Terry Tolkin - June 16, 2012 - Report this comment
LOVED this stuff too! As the commercial says "There's so many good things in Fruit Float you can serve it often.." Here's a link to the original TV commercial:
stephanie - December 28, 2012 - Report this comment
I was just talking about Fruit Froat and Spoon Candy!!! I always get the jingle "If it says Libby's Libby's Libby's on the label label label you will like it like it like it on your table table table" stuck in my head.
Marcia - March 06, 2013 - Report this comment
Finally, someone else remembers this stuff, I was hooked on it, it was reserved for a Saturday treat, Im the middle child and the older ones do not remember this dish. I am not crazy after all! Sign
Stephanie - March 25, 2013 - Report this comment
I came across a dessert on pinterest that jarred my memory about this. So I googled strawberry desert can 70's and got this site. It had a distinct taste and was so good! Glad to know what the name of it is. I have never found anything that tastes like it! Libby's please bring back Fruit Float!
Magdalene - July 24, 2013 - Report this comment
I remember this stuff & loved it. It is too bad it is not still on the market. Some don't good when they see it.
Monica - August 03, 2013 - Report this comment
As with all of you, I have asked people if they remember Fruit Float, they could not. Peach and strawberry were sooo darn good.In those days money was short, and one can with milk we already had (we lived on a dairy farm) made enough for the 6 of us.
JuneMoonSpoon - August 23, 2013 - Report this comment
I remember this well. Mainly because I was a kid when it came out and I always wanted to try it, but alas, my mom NEVER bought it!!!!
Donna - September 19, 2013 - Report this comment
Ok, this is like hitting the loto!!! I have tried to locate something, anything, about Fruit Float for years. Have not been successful... UNTIL TODAY!!!! Like everyone else, no one in my family or friends, remember it. Now I know I haven't gone crazy mad!! :) Thanks to whom ever found and started this sight. Now has anyone sent a request or called Libbies?? To find the Recipe for it? Or if they will start making it again?? I may go on line to start checking into this.
Roger - September 30, 2013 - Report this comment
Big grin on my face here. I stumbled onto this website when looking up Space Food and thought - What was that fruit and pudding dessert we had that we all loved. Wow - the memories are flying now. Loved the peach and the mandarin orange (I must have been the only one!). My sister doesn't remember this dessert, but now that I know the name of it, I'll see if the name jogs her memory. Seems that there is quite a following for the Fruit Float even now!
Dora - December 08, 2013 - Report this comment
I wish someonae at Libby's would read these comments snd decide to bring it back.
Kitte - March 26, 2014 - Report this comment
My mother worked at Libby's when Fruit Float was being made. We had oodles of it, and I loved it! Wish they WOULD bring it back. I believe Libby's is owned by Nestle about it Nestle? Thanks for the memories!
Tammy - March 31, 2014 - Report this comment
Wow! For the life of me, I could not remember the name but the jingle I could remember. I think the peach was my favorite. Every time I eat peach yogurt I think of Fruit Float (just couldn't remember the name). What a trip down memory lane!!
Roe - April 05, 2014 - Report this comment
I believe I liked the blueberry flavor.YumYum!!!
daphne - June 01, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved banana fruit float!!! I knew exactly where it was in the store. I still remember how good it tasted.I came everything to find out why they stopped making it. Bring it back I will buy it:)
Dave - MI - August 21, 2014 - Report this comment
This was my favorite dessert food growing up. For years and years and years I tried to find someone else whom remembered it. Since there is no strawberry pudding (as far as I know)... the niche is still there for this product. I know I'd buy it by the case if re-introduced.
Carol - August 24, 2014 - Report this comment
I enjoyed this short-lived treat. If we'd known it was going to be discontinued as soon as it was, I suspect my parents would have stocked up on a case or two of each flavor. Libby's is still around; perhaps they would consider re-introducing it. It was right up there with Spoon Candy, as has been pointed out, and I suspect most of us wouldn't mind seeing that make a comeback, as well.
Dawn - October 01, 2014 - Report this comment
I was a big fan of this product as well. I sent the link to this site to Libby's. We'll see what happens.
Karen - October 11, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved the peach flavor, it was great.Always remember the Libby's theme song.
Michael in TN - November 03, 2014 - Report this comment
I remember Fruit Float from the early 1970s. It was good, but was quite expensive for its time. Did not last very long either, kind of like IceFlo slush, which lasted about as long and was from that time period.
angela in SC - December 27, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved this stuff and it has such sweet memories for me at my gmas house.....she always kept it in her cabinet for me with the heavenly pre-chexmix snack called doo-dads :) I sure wish they would bring it back!doo-dads too for that matter they ran rings around chex and came in a box!
LD - January 14, 2015 - Report this comment
I always remembered it as "Fruit Flip" which is obviously wrong! I loved this as a kid!
Lindy - January 30, 2015 - Report this comment
Remember the tv commercial for fruit float? "I bet ya love fruit float but I bet ya can't say it three times".
Jlevrier - June 21, 2015 - Report this comment
My family loved Libby's Fruit Float. I used to shop once a week for groceries and always prepared balanced meals to insure proper nutrition for my family of four. This was a great nutritional dessert and I recall preparing the peach and the strawberry. Wish Libby's would bring it back. It was economical, as well as easy and simple to prepare. And had nutritional value as well as being a light delicious dessert. So thankful that others remember and that most loved it as our family did.
flora paquette - July 30, 2015 - Report this comment
I too was thinking maybe it was all in my head. Everyone I talk to looks at me like I'm crazy. Oh how i wish they would bring it back. I loved the bluberry, peach and orange flavors.
Donna K. - August 27, 2015 - Report this comment
Thank goodness there are others who remember this. Used to be my favorite. Would be great if they would bring this back & bring many of us back to our childhood. Wonder if they still even have the recipe. LOL!!
sue - January 17, 2016 - Report this comment
Maybe someone could figure out what was in the can(ingredients ) and come up with a recipe where we could make it at home
Dave - February 07, 2016 - Report this comment
If anyone does have any ideas for finding/recreating the recipe, I would be willing to invest real money towards such an effort (up to a couple/few hundred dollars at least). You can email me directly at if anything is in the works. Dave S, Dearborn, MI
Dave - February 07, 2016 - Report this comment
Regarding my comment on recreating the formula (above)... Note I am only interested in the strawberry flavor... Dave S.
Kevin - May 16, 2016 - Report this comment
I remember this product as a kid. Activia yogurt actually reminds a lot of this product. For example strawberry Activia tastes a lot like I recall strawberry fruit float and so on. The Activia is also a healthy alternative to what Fruit Foat was.
Vicky - October 25, 2016 - Report this comment
I also loved this stuff. I always had the peach flavor. Today I pureed about 1/2 cup of thawed peaches with a touch of water and sugar then mixed it with a small couple container of peach yogurt. The texture and flavor of this concoction is very similar to what I remember!
Shelly - December 24, 2016 - Report this comment
Ha! First time I "cooked dinner" to impress my boyfriend, I made Hamburger Helper with Fruit Float for dessert! It worked....he married me.
Marc - July 08, 2017 - Report this comment
Fruit Float really satisfied the munchies after an evening of .....(wink and a nod).

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