Food of the Seventies, PDQ Drink Mix

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Yes, PDQ did come in chocolate and strawberry. For some reason I remember it being made by ovaltine. It was around in the 60's too. Then sometime in the 70's it suddenly dissappeared. Too bad too. It was good stuff.
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Ann Smith - March 02, 2008 - Report this comment
PDQ was the best chocolate drink ever
Melissa - July 02, 2008 - Report this comment
the chocolate flavor is still available in Ohio. My kids didn't like it though.
DIANE MULLEN - January 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Barbara Martin - February 07, 2009 - Report this comment
I was just making myself a glass of Ovaltine and it got me thinking of PDQ. I use to drink it as a kid. I'd love to have a jar just so I could share it with my kids.
Paul Sliger - July 17, 2009 - Report this comment
I found a collection of six metal jar lids today at an estate sale that lids pictures of famous old automobies (Cord. DuesenbergMercer, Ford Model A, etc>) and just learned about PDQ Drink Mix using them as collectables.....NEAT. Anybody remember them?
patricia - September 30, 2009 - Report this comment
can someone pleaseeeeeee!!!!!!!!! tell me where i can find some banana pdq mix. i stay in kenosha wi
ALEXIS - November 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember the Egg Nog flavor, I wish they still make this as I do crave egg nog other then just Thanksgiving and Xmas time, does anyone know if this is still in stores any where, I know here in Northern CT/USA they dont sell it anymore.
Pam - December 28, 2009 - Report this comment
I miss PDQ Egg Nog! That was my favorite flavor!
justin b. - February 04, 2010 - Report this comment
I really loved PDQ drink mix from when I was a kid. Any chance of someone our age buying the rights to it and re-making it?
Debster - July 12, 2010 - Report this comment
PDQ was awesome, they should bring it back!! All the good things always go away!!
PQD - August 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Yeah, It was so good, I used the eggnog mix on frosted flakes. What a wonderful sugar rush.
Military Ma - August 22, 2010 - Report this comment
I had totally forgotten about PDQ egg nog flavor but as soon as I started reading this page I immediately got the phantom taste. I LOVED PDQ (luckily my sister and brother didn't like egg nog so I got to keep it all!!)
70s kid - October 12, 2010 - Report this comment
It was made by Olvaltine. The eggnogg flavor was the best. I guess Quick was better marketed, but PDQ was without a doubt better. I wonder if it would be one of those things you loved as a child but if you tried it again as an adult you wouldn't like it.
Fergs - November 23, 2010 - Report this comment
I can remember just eating the chocolate PDQ right out of the jar. I was awesome.
Dan G. - December 01, 2010 - Report this comment
I LOVED the egg nog flavor. Any of the flavors sprinkled on ice cream, especially the egg nog, YUM! MIss the stuff still 30+ years later.
Faith Scott - December 30, 2010 - Report this comment
I wish the company would make it again. I think all the people like us would keep them in business. Maybe we should write letters to the company that made it.
Lawrence A. - January 24, 2011 - Report this comment
Does anybody remember the fireworks in the glass from in the commercials. Pitty Pow Pow! I thought when you mixed in the glass that the fireworks would go It was good stuff.
CraigH - January 21, 2012 - Report this comment
Came online to see if you can still get eggnog pdq but it was discontinued about 20 years ago. Used to like to make it and put ice cream in it. I also used it for sprinkles on ice cream
Ken - February 06, 2012 - Report this comment
It is amazing to see so many people who liked PDQ eggnog :) I thought I was the only one lol. I have not found anything in the same league since they stopped making it. It tasted better than any real eggnog. I used to put it over frosted flakes.
kristen - February 19, 2012 - Report this comment
Ive been craving my eggnog PDQ for a longtime.Please bring it back.Someone has to have the recipe. My friends think I'm crazy. I'm just looking to drink it. YUMMMMMM
Rob Lambert - June 12, 2012 - Report this comment
PDQ drink mix differed from Nestle Quick, in that the mix was of tiny chocolate beads, as opposed to the fine powder used by competitors. PDQ was around from 1968 until 1978, last I saw. Strangely enough, convenience stores named PDQ began popping up here in 1970.
Anita Hayward-Vose - December 15, 2012 - Report this comment
Well My Son and Daughter are now 24 and 25 and I use to give PDQ EggNog to them also in the late 80's as I always liked it growing up. I was so bummed out when the stopped selling it and so many times I have talked about it and wish it would come back..
Anita Hayward-Vose - December 15, 2012 - Report this comment
Ovaltine also manufactured PDQ Chocolate Flavor Beads, PDQ Choco Chips and Egg Nog Flavored PDQ, which are no longer available. These drink mixes were very popular from the 1960s to the 1980s. Ovaltine discontinued the PDQ products about 1995 or 1996.
Faye - December 19, 2012 - Report this comment
My husband absolutely loved the PDQ Eggnog. I was just on here today to see if you could still get it. Looks like maybe it has been discontinued. Too bad. Really good stuff!
AJ - January 25, 2013 - Report this comment
PDQ Egg Nog ruled!!! One of my favorite childhood memories was drinking PDQ Nog. I still crave it when the holiday nog dissapears.
Dom - June 19, 2013 - Report this comment
My dad loved it and always yelled at me for adding to much of it when I made it for myself lol
Kira - July 03, 2013 - Report this comment
I loved PDQ on my ice cream in the late 60's and in the 70's! I miss it so much and can still taste it!
DRO - November 12, 2013 - Report this comment
PDQ eggnog on quisp cereal was the best, bring them both back.
Kathy Cannella - April 11, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved PDQ. My parents always bought the chocolate so I was unawae that there were other flavors. I used to sneak in the pantry and open the jar and eat a little out of the jar because it was was good! I was about 5 through 9. This was 1972-1976.
MW - August 15, 2014 - Report this comment
Chocolate PDQ on vanilla ice cream. THE BEST
Ken - August 23, 2014 - Report this comment
Fellow PDQ loveers- According to wiki Benco (Netherlands) makes a drink that tastes like chocolate PDQ. Im not sure if it will make a difference but if enough people write to Ovaltine, maybe they will consider bringing the good stuff back.
Jon - February 02, 2016 - Report this comment
I remember it from my gmas house in the early 70's. She called it Pretty Darn Quick PDQ. Is that what it really stood for?

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