Food of the Seventies, Libby's Fruit Float

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M. Dutrow - October 31, 2008 - Report this comment
My two sisters and I would look forward to visiting my grandparents because my grandfather always bought us Fruit Float, he knew we all loved it ... it's a yummy, happy memory ... the Fruit Float and the visiting!
Angi - November 15, 2008 - Report this comment
God, I remember this from when I was a kid! Was always my and my sister's favorite dessert. Good times! :)
Michael W - November 24, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember Fruit Float being so good and easy to make. Too bad someone doesn't bring it back, that and Space Food Sticks. They tasted GREAT then but I wonder if they still would?
Vanessa P - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
Is it possible to purchase some of this wonderful dessert?
Velvet Cyberpunk - March 30, 2009 - Report this comment
I've already talked about this fabulous dessert in the F section here, but I had to clear up a mistake. Fruit Float didn't come in layers, that was 123 dessert by Jell-O. As you can see from the picture Fruit Float was like a fruity pudding and it had bits of fruit in it. Oh my it was so good!
Libby - May 18, 2009 - Report this comment
i was name after it lol i've heard that jingel my whole life lol never had it though
Russ - May 27, 2009 - Report this comment
Well, Libby... you were a delicious dessert! Had it every Friday night at my grandparents. I would love it if they rolled it out again! Count me in!!
Chris Nicholson - June 05, 2009 - Report this comment
Even though it's been more than 30 years, I can still vividly recall the flavor. Ours was always peach and I don't know if there were other flavors as well.
clay - June 26, 2009 - Report this comment
Fruit float would NOT separate into 3 layers--that was a jello product- "Jell-o 123"
WiddoMouse - July 22, 2009 - Report this comment
Up until 30 seconds ago, I could not remember the name of the product, but I remembered fondly how good it was. Then, with no prodding, the name Fruit Float came into my head. I googled the name and here I am. My favorite flavor was peach.
Tina - July 30, 2009 - Report this comment
I so loved the stuff too! I remember peach and strawberry!
Nells W - August 05, 2009 - Report this comment
Oh my goodness! It was the best ever! Why did they quit making it? I would buy cans of it because I was afraid I would run out before the next visit to the grocery. Yummmmmmmy!
Bobbie - August 11, 2009 - Report this comment
Did it come in cans?
Ginger - August 11, 2009 - Report this comment
To Michael W: I remember Space Food Sticks too! You can get them at
Dagny - August 13, 2009 - Report this comment
I adored Fruit Float as a child. It was the first food that I was allowed to "cook". Sure do miss it...
Mark - August 15, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember the commerial jingle..If it says libbys libbys libbys on the label label label you will like it like it like it on your table table table. say it 3 times fast fruit float fruit float fruit float. LOL I also love the treat strawberry was my favorite.
Mercy Moreno - August 15, 2009 - Report this comment
Wow! This brings back memories. I remember my sister and I arguing over the last "cup" of fruit float in the fridge. With the back and forth, it fell on the floor. WWWAAAAAA..... We still remember that. It came in a can and you added milk and let it set.
Arthur Valdez - January 16, 2010 - Report this comment
For two weeks now I was thinking about Fruit Float and wondered what ever happened to it. So Lo and behold I go online to find it and here it is. This is a positive memory for me from my childhood.
Sherri P. - January 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Like some of you, I too loved fruit float. For its close companion try Activa yogurt strawberry flavor. Its taste is very close to what I remember of fruit float.
Darren - February 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Try "Activia" LIGHT peach yogurt, it reminds me of the peach fruit float a little bit. It was such a great treat!!
Angela Yankasky - March 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Yogurt doesn't even come close to that wonderful tasty treat. I remember my dad worked for Winn-Dixie in the 70's and I would call him all the time for peach fruit float and or pineapple sorbert. I was very hooked on that yummy product. I wish I could get it to share the flavor with my kids.
sTEPHANIE - March 17, 2010 - Report this comment
Jennifer - March 21, 2010 - Report this comment
When it's libbys libbys libbys on the label label label you will like it like it like it on the table table table if it's libbys libbys libbys on the label label label. : ) fruit float fruit float fruit float!!!! Strawberry
Sandy - October 23, 2010 - Report this comment
How can we bring this back into the stores!!
Toni - November 17, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved fruit float as a kid. Why did they stop making it?
Toni - November 17, 2011 - Report this comment
It is funny that someone mentioned Activia Yogurt tasting like fruit float. I was eating Activia blueberry and that made me think of fruit float and i googled it. So if you miss fruit float try Activia.
Hauntedheadful - June 04, 2012 - Report this comment
You know,as an adult I can't seem to figure out why this appealed to me as a child;all I know is I was CRAZY for this stuff! Couldn't get Enough!(and couldn't say "Fruit Float" 3 times fast!)
Rob Lambert - June 27, 2012 - Report this comment
I've found a Fruit Float TV commercial that aired on "Happy Days" in mid-1974. It begins with a can of the stuff with a pull-string attached to it. A finger pulls it, the "LIBBYS, LIBBYS, LIBBYS" tune is heard. The commercial has the Libby Girl near the end, offering the doll of her likeness. The Libby Girl talking doll (made by Mattel) was only available as a mail-in premium, and was not sold in stores. You had to buy about ten dollars worth of Libby products (20-25 labels) to get one. I would guess that less than fifty thousand were made, making her a little scarce. In mint condition, the Libby Girl doll is worth $110 to $120 on the collectible market, providing the talk device works. I bought one at an antique store for $20. Fairly good shape, with original hair ribbons and shoe laces. Doesn't talk, though.
Sandi - August 21, 2012 - Report this comment
Oh I loved Fruit Float! One of my best food memories. Wish they'd bring it back.
Tesha - June 09, 2014 - Report this comment
Best snack ever! I was telling my son about it the other day. He googled it and to my surprise found this site. Wish they would bring it back. Strawberry is the only flavor I remember.
jean stanley - July 21, 2014 - Report this comment
Fruit Float was the absolute best! peach was my favorite. I dont know why Libby's ever stopped making it, it was sooooo good. Here's hoping they bring it back.
Shelly - September 19, 2014 - Report this comment
I'm not sure why they stopped making it, but based on the interest and comments here, they need to bring it back! I loved, loved, loved the peach and strawberry. Thought about it for years...decided to google it today. What a surprise to see how many others loved it. Libby's...PLEASE BRING IT BACK!!!
Grable - September 19, 2014 - Report this comment
FRUIT FLOAT was the absolute best. I remember it very fondly from when I was a kid in the early 1970s. So down right nummy. I still miss it. Hey Libbey or even another company why not repackage Fruit Float for a new generation in a new millennium?
Roni - October 13, 2014 - Report this comment
I am a Fruit Float fan too! No one I know even remembers it. And if they think they do, they are usually referring to the Jello 123. Does anyone think Activia Yogurt tastes similar?
Dave H. - November 04, 2014 - Report this comment
I've asked a few people if they remember it but no one does so I searched the internet and found this site. I loved Fruit Float. My parents bought it at our local A&P. Great stuff!
Sherry - May 20, 2015 - Report this comment
Oh the memories. My sister loved the Strawberry! I remember having peach also.
Brad - May 20, 2015 - Report this comment
WE also had Koogle with the "Koo Koo Koogily eyes" lots of fun in the 70's.
Rosie - June 23, 2015 - Report this comment
I can still remember the yummy taste and texture of the peach Fruit Float! My mom used to make it on TV dinner nite, which was also "Happy Days" nite. Mom recently passed away and my dad died a few years back. I thought they would be the only ones who could have helped me remember the name of this dessert. Thanks for keeping this sweet memory alive!!
Lori - June 24, 2015 - Report this comment
I, too, was eating Activia (mixed berry) when "fruit float" popped into my head and here I am :) ... Just like the other commentators, happy memories - and yes, space sticks are right up there, too!
Rene Fernandez - October 24, 2015 - Report this comment
Does any one know the INGREDIENTS?? This was my fovorite desert in the 70s especially the raspberry flavor. Again does anyone know how to make it at home? Why won't Libby's make this great product again or at least allow people to recreate the ingredients at home If they wont produce the product...
Jeanie Maynard - November 15, 2015 - Report this comment
I remember fruit float so well. I remember putting in a can of cold milk stirring and yummy. Peach and strawberry were my favorites. "When it says Libbys Libbys Libbys on the label label label, you will like it like it like it on your table table table." LOL! I always remember the logos!
barbara - April 23, 2016 - Report this comment
I loved the pinapple and the peach, wish all should email libbys to bring it back
Kevin - May 15, 2016 - Report this comment
I recall this product from when I was a kid. It basically was an unhealthy version of yogurt like what ice cream is to frozen yogurt. I'm thinking it was not on the market for long. I just recall it being around in the 73-74 time period may have been around a little longer. Some one who remembers better feel free to clear that up. I'm just going by memory. I also agree Activia yogurt in a same flavor that Fruit Float came in tastes almost exactly like what I remember Fruit Float tasting like.
mary bradish - September 24, 2016 - Report this comment
when I was a kid fruit float was my favorite dessert. I sure wish Libby's would bring it back.
Taryn Lindquist - September 05, 2017 - Report this comment
Please bring it back! PLEASE bring it back! PLEASE BRING IT BACK!! 😫😫😫
Me - September 20, 2017 - Report this comment
Just add a couple of tablespoons of Borden condensed milk (not evaporated) to Trader Joe's PRE-stirred low fat yogurt and voila!!! My favorite is peach...enjoy!
Shelly beanz - November 30, 2018 - Report this comment
I remember the cans and they had little colored bubbles on them in color of the flavor in the can. Pink for strawberry and so on. My grandma used to mail them to us overseas as we lived in Germany at the time as a military family. Always looked forward to grandmas boxes and fruit float!!
Kitte - April 02, 2021 - Report this comment
My Mom worked for Libby's in Morton, Illinois when I was growing up. They primarily packaged Libby's pumpkin pie mix, but in the "off" season they would often run other products, including Fruit Float! She was able to bring home samples, so we had a lot of cans available. My favorite was also peach, and every time I have peach flavored yogurt I long for Fruit Float!
Babi - April 29, 2021 - Report this comment
I remember eating Fruit Float when a cousin spent the night. I was only 5 yrs old but I remember that night because I told him how much I loved it and he snuck Chiclet gum into it and tricked me and said it comes with gum too at least the one he had at home. Ive search theproduct many times and never saw anything until today. Some how its comforting. Wish they still made it old package and all.

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