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Fortified Oat Flakes


Fortified Oat Flakes From: Post
Introduced in 1970


The first box described this cereal as "more nutritious than hot oatmeal". Later boxes referred to it as "high nutrition cereal". Commercials for the cereal used the tagline "Taste something different for breakfast."


Fortified Oat Flakes Commercial


Early 1970's Fortified Oat Flakes Commercial: The Englander Family (A Reenactment)

A family sites down to the breakfast table with a selection of breakfast cereals. Among the cereals are Kellogg's Corn Flakes and Nabisco Shredded Wheat. A mystery cereal is presented to the group...

Narrator: We're having breakfast with the Englander family. And these are their favorite cereals. But this morning, they're trying something different, a cereal they've never had before.

Mother: It's something I'd pick.

Grandmother: Delicious.

Father: I'm going nuts trying to figure out what makes it different.

Son: What is it?

Narrator: Post Fortified Oat Flakes is lightly toasted, slightly sweet, deliciously different from any other cereal, and it's a high nutrition cereal.

Father: You've got a great family cereal here.


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Comments About This Cereal
What do you think of Fortified Oat Flakes?

Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)

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By Oat Flakes Fanatic

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I loved Post Fortified Oat Flakes when I was younger. I always look for it when I go grocery shopping, hoping it has been brought back. I'm not sure why it was discontinued. There is not any other cereal that is similar. Please consider making it again!

Comment submitted: 7/28/2014 (#17421)



By A. Gwen

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

My husband really would like to see Fortified Oat Flakes come back into the market. He loved it too.

Comment submitted: 7/24/2014 (#17398)



By Copper

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I always liked Post Oat Flakes and do not understand why it was discontinued. Post should bring it back. Have they ever responded to consumer's requests?

Comment submitted: 7/16/2014 (#17349)



By LizzieD

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I miss this stuff. Why on earth did they stop making it?

Comment submitted: 5/31/2014 (#17120)



By George14

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I remember this cereal coming out back when anything made with OATS was supposed to be healthy, make you live longer and cure diseases. It sure was tasty. I would LOVE to see it back on the market.

Comment submitted: 5/31/2014 (#17114)



By Sarge

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

Nothing better the PFOF. Post was crazy for dropping the best breakfast cereal ever. Based on a more health minded consumer, this would be a perfect cereal to bring back. I might even buy 5 boxes at a time. I sure do miss the flavor and the memories.

Comment submitted: 5/28/2014 (#17108)



By Danniella

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

For years I have hoped to find this cereal again. Seems there are many others who feel the same. PLEASE POST! How could it NOT profit you to do so.

Comment submitted: 5/26/2014 (#17098)



By Wmsper

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

My all-time favorite! They should bring back a limited time retro version.

Comment submitted: 5/8/2014 (#17030)



By hungry4oatz

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

This was a huge seller for Post Cereals and would be even more successful today. BRING IT BACK!

Comment submitted: 5/2/2014 (#17009)



By edweird

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I ate Fortified Oat Flakes as a young teenager in the early '70s and it was one of my favorite cereals. I have yet to find anything like it on the market. I wish they would bring it back, but without all that granola crunch stuff you see in everything today. Just plain old flakes please.

Comment submitted: 4/27/2014 (#16995)



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