Share your favorites on Show & Tell

COLA CAO VIT jar, André Ricard (1980s)

In Kitchen > Show & Tell.
Kitchen5314 of 7289Mystery: Brass Teapot?MINI GAGGIA coffee machine, André Ricard (1972)
3
Love it
0
Like it

aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
miKKoChristmas11miKKoChristmas11 loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 8 years ago

    austrohung…
    (583 items)

    Ok, I admit it: this is one of the weirdest things I've been wanting to add to my André Ricard collection for over 5 years, and I am happy to say I found it at last! :) What I paid fot it wasn't too much, but it's a lot compared to what I could have paid for it in the market was it still into production.

    When I was a kid there were two main brands for breakfast Cocoa: Cola Cao (produced by the Spanish brand Nutrexpa), that was delicious but if you didn't stir it properly would leave lots of chocolate powder lumps, and Nesquick (produced by the Siss company Nestlé) which wasn't as good but left no lumps at all... Cola Cao Vit was an answer to all those who loved Cola Cao but wouldn't use it because of the lumps... plus it had extra vitamines! They said it was the cocoa powder for the weirdos and their worried mothers. I must have been a weirdo kid... :/

    Cola Cao started producing it at the begining of the 80s and they stopped production at the end of the same decade. So my jar is at least 24 years old :)

    As I did with other designs from Ricard I loved this one and treasured a few as the perfect box for small toys, etc... I guess that as i was getting rid of those toys I got rid of my Coa Cao vit boxes. Sad, isn't it?

    I loved the orange square lid and the contrast with the brown body!!!
    It was a great surprise when i found out it had been designed by my design hero!!!

    logo
    Kitchen
    See all
    Rare Vtg Catherinholm Spice Jars W/ Original Teak Holder Black W/white Lotus HTF
    Rare Vtg Catherinholm Spice Jars W/...
    $590
    Red Rooster Kitchen Utensil Holder Primitive Rustic Vintage Decor
    Red Rooster Kitchen Utensil Holder ...
    $28
    Vtg Antique GRISWOLD No.8 Cast Iron Tite-Top Dutch Oven with Lid & 2 Trivets USA
    Vtg Antique GRISWOLD No.8 Cast Iron...
    $138
    Beautiful Restored VTG  Wapak No 12 Cast Iron Skillet /Heat Ring Flat Smooth NR
    Beautiful Restored VTG Wapak No 12...
    $59
    logo
    Rare Vtg Catherinholm Spice Jars W/ Original Teak Holder Black W/white Lotus HTF
    Rare Vtg Catherinholm Spice Jars W/...
    $590
    See all

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.