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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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Uploaded: 10/20/2010

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Title: Fortified Oat Flakes w/ Special Book Offer

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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 F.F. Hyman

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

Post really needs to bring this cereal back, so that new generations can enjoy it.

Comment submitted: 9/26/2014 (#17732)



By john-3

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I would love to see this back on the store shelves. If it is brought back PLEASE do not modernize it. No nuts, no honey, no cinnamon, no yogurt clusters, no flax seeds... just good old school Post Oat Flakes! Thanks!

Comment submitted: 9/21/2014 (#17712)



By big mac

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

This was the very best of the best! Wish it were back!

Comment submitted: 9/17/2014 (#17686)



Official Member: Team BreakfastBy Goingpostal (Team Breakfast Member)

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I really miss them! One of my favorites of all time. Please bring them back and please leave out all the other junk, ie: cranberries, nuts and any other disdainful food items. They mess up that grand taste of oat flakes.

Comment submitted: 9/7/2014 (#17627)



By GottaHaveMore

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

Absolutely the best cereal ever made. I don't know why Post hasn't brought it back... in the original formula, please!

Comment submitted: 8/18/2014 (#17517)



By spud

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

OMG. Absolutely the best cereal! Like the previous poster said, I always check in different stores just hoping it was back.

Comment submitted: 8/14/2014 (#17501)



By zak

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

Best cereal I ever had. It's the only cereal I ever asked for when I was a kid.

Comment submitted: 8/9/2014 (#17478)



By EdD

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I loved this cereal when I was a teen. I have wished they would bring it back all these years. It was my favorite cereal of all time. Come on Post... bring it back!

Comment submitted: 8/5/2014 (#17460)



By baby j.

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

Favorite cereal ever for me. I'm not a morning eater but I would eat this as a kid. I wish it was back!

Comment submitted: 8/4/2014 (#17458)



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)



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