Cereal of the Eighties, Alpha-Bits
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All 26 letters of the alphabet. They're made from sweetened oat and corn. They added marshmallows to the cereal later on but the original was my favorite. It's still around today but I loved it as a child.
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ChuckyG - April 28, 2007 - Report this comment
Like Cheerios, only more letters!
Sara - May 03, 2007 - Report this comment
I love Alpha-Bits! I even contacted Post when I realized they took them off the market to get them back on the shelves. I craved them a LOT when I was pregnant.
Jamie R. - June 26, 2007 - Report this comment
When I was little, I could swear they were sweetened, like frosted Cheerios... I bought a box for my son, thinking that they still had a semi-sweet taste to them, and now they make them so plain, even Cheerios has more flavor to them than the new Alpha-bits do. It's sad.
Tony Verrette - July 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Where can I purchase Post Alpha-Bits Cereal?
Jan V - September 24, 2007 - Report this comment
Where is my Alpha-Bits? I don't want that whole grain, cheerio imitation, good for you stuff..I want the real thing. The stuff I grew up loving... The stuff I didn't put on the pantry shelf for the fear my kids would eat it... The stuff I had a big bowl of when I went to bed at night... The stuff that comforted me when I kicked my 1st boyfriend to the curb... The stuff I grabbed to snack on thru 3 pregnancies... The stuff I ate while reading a good book... The stuff I munched on while I went thru nursing school... The stuff that was familiar to me when I lost my Dad and then my Mom... The stuff I want to now share with my grandchildren. Where is my Alpha-Bits? Sincerely, Jan V...in Nebraska with no Alpha-Bits
Tony V - March 14, 2008 - Report this comment
Is there anything out there that taste similar to Alpha-Bits? It served as my laxative.
sara - April 05, 2008 - Report this comment
i have been loking everywhere for Alpha-Bits! Why are they gone??
chris - July 24, 2008 - Report this comment
it's about time you brought the real alpha-bits back out..I was so excited when I found it was the original taste..
Doug - September 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Does anyone remember when they used to have the spooky paper records with a short story in the box of alpha-bits?
Shana - October 18, 2008 - Report this comment
"ABCDEFG, Alpha-bits for you and me! Yummy colors so sweet, grab a U on the run; marshmallow letters are tasty and fun. ABCDEFG, they're ABC-Delicious!"
Tina - October 30, 2008 - Report this comment
I think I remember the records. Can you describe them?
sam - December 05, 2008 - Report this comment
I found alpha-bits at publix in south florida today. the manager said they dont know how long they will be getting it. it didnt taste the same or i am just to old to remember the taste. i have been craving it for years now. please bring alpha-bits back for good.
John - March 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember the spooky short-story records. They were not in the box but actually part of the box. You can to cut them off. There were three stories. One was about the legend of sleepy hollow. I not sure about the the other two but I still have them somewhere.
nancy - May 16, 2009 - Report this comment
where can I find them???? Shoppers in VA had them but they are now gone.
Larry - October 16, 2009 - Report this comment
Alex - April 12, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember the cereal used to be very sweet, like Lucky Charms without the marshmallows. Haven't had it in years but do recall it was much sweeter than plain Cheerios
OPHIE - August 18, 2010 - Report this comment
That was my favorite CEREAL the company needs to bring it back............I hope the cereal markers out there reads this and bring back our alpha-bits, especially for are expectant moms...
Yvonne - December 10, 2010 - Report this comment
Where are the alpha bits i've looked in all the stores, when i crave a certain food from my younger days i think i should be allowed to run to store and get them, but no theyre no where to be found. Bring them back please....
Olympianbabe - December 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Hi Yvonne OB here. The cereal is still in stores today. They're my favorite growing up, too. I would make words with them!!!
Lisa - June 05, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved the original and then they came out with one without sugar or reduced sugar...it was awful..then they brought back the originals, which they said was for a limited time and I bought about 10 boxes of it and now there is the original on the shelves.
Sherry - March 03, 2012 - Report this comment
I love Alpha Bits, use to eat them when I was a child (I'm 55). Where can you buy them now? Nobody knows
Abigail - March 30, 2014 - Report this comment
they came back with this cereal recently. but not in every store
Taylor - May 20, 2014 - Report this comment
Their A-B-C Delicious
Olympianbabe - July 11, 2014 - Report this comment
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Michele R - August 31, 2014 - Report this comment
Alpha-Bits are still available in Canada. They are delicious!
Rob Lambert - May 12, 2017 - Report this comment
Post introduced Alpha Bits in 1958. Cartoon characters in early TV commercials included Bugs Bunny (1960), Alvin, Chipmunks and David Seville (1961). The first POST-Man character was voiced by Jack E. Leonard (1961-64). Then, Lovable Truly, the somewhat effeminate postman (1964-70), voiced by Bob McFadden, after 1965, Allan Melvin. After Truly was retired, generic cartoon characters appeared until Alpha Bits was discontinued in 1989.

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