Cereal of the Eighties, Fortified Oat Flakes
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Post Fortified Oat flakes were a wholesome (and, I thought, delicious) oat cereal. Nothing fancy, no marshmallow bits, no sugar coating, no free toy inside, just a tasty treat. I was too young to care about the 'healthy' part.
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Ben - September 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Fortified Oat Flakes were by far the best cereal I have ever had. If they were so good and good for you too, why did they take them off the market? Then again, being that I am the only person that has posted a comment, perhaps I just answered my own question.
Bee - October 28, 2007 - Report this comment
My sister and I loved this cereal! I wish I could find a box for a Christmas gift.I have searched on www.hometownfavorites.com, but couldn't find it. I am also looking for SunFlakes cereal.
BEV - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
Debra - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
I can't believe other people remember this cereal. I really hope that Post sees these comments and decides to try again..this is a guarenteed seller!!!!!!!Please come back:{
LILLY - November 02, 2007 - Report this comment
Can somebody please get a message to Post to please bring back this cereal? This cereal had to be good for you plus it tasted great!!! C'mon bring it back!!!!!!!!!!
trina - November 11, 2007 - Report this comment
i also loved post fortified oat flakes and would give anything to have it in stores again. the tase is sometning i will never forget. also does anyone remember a dessert in gas stations in the 70's which looked like a half moon yellow cake with white cream filling in the middle?
LIZ - November 25, 2007 - Report this comment
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David J. Parker - December 26, 2007 - Report this comment
It's difficult to adequately describe how delicious Post Fortified Oat Flakes were, to those who never had the pleasure of tasting it, but I'll try to do so. First, it's important to note that it wasn't a sugared or frosted cereal. There was indeed a slight sweetness to it, yet it was a sweetness that enhanced rather than hid the taste of the oats. I suspect that there was perhaps a touch of malt in the recipe. If anyone has an old box, I would appreciate some photos and a listing of the ingredients. Second, the flakes were firm and light and, although it might be said that they didn't stay crunchy very long when in milk, the cereal maintained its great taste regardless. I personally have called Post to ask them why it is no longer on the market and received a rather nebulous answer from them that hinted at the probability of a business (lack of profit?) motive that I suppose all cereal manufacturers have to make from time to time. It's a shame that people like us, who regularly and loyally sought-out this brand for its quality, perhaps didn't represent a large enough market share for Post to keep this delightful product on the shelves! A note to Post: Fortified Oat Flakes are better than a mere walk through nostalgia for those of us who enjoyed it before and who would buy it again and again, were Post to bring it back. To those who made this same search, call Post and tell them you want it back!
Diana Legakis - February 03, 2008 - Report this comment
For years I have been looking for Fortified Oat Flakes. It was definately the best cereal I have ever had. It would be awesome if Post would bring it back. Maybe we should start a petition !! Now I can't find Alpha Bits on the shelves anymore either - I do have a thing for Oat cereals and Post always had the best !!
oatflakelover - February 07, 2008 - Report this comment
see section in 'inthe09s' on same topic for ingredients for Post Oat Flakes
Chris - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
I miss Fortified Oat Flakes! They were great!! I'd love to see them back on the shelf!
Bill - February 28, 2008 - Report this comment
I too miss them and found this by searching to see if they are still in production. Let's start a movement!
elias - March 05, 2008 - Report this comment
boy, we ate a lot of this stuff back in the late 60's - early 70's. I wouldn't mind having a bowl now, then maybe some space food sticks and some fizzies to drink !
Jeff - March 09, 2008 - Report this comment
Post has been purchased by Ralcorp pending approval by Government and both boards. Approval is expected this year. Now is the time to try and get this excellent product back. Kraft foods has run the Post division into the ground with very questionable product decisions. E-mail Ralcorp today!!!!
Shelley - March 18, 2008 - Report this comment
I thought I was the only one who remembered this cereal. Loved it! I will definitely e-mail Ralcorp-anything to get my all-time favorite cereal back!
Terry - March 29, 2008 - Report this comment
I bought this cereal for years. It was such a good tasting cereal I continued to buy it even though it got soggy in milk very quickly. To solve this problem I used to eat them without the milk right out of the box.
Robert - March 31, 2008 - Report this comment
I too loved that cereal. They were good right from the box; they were good in milk. They were good crunchy or soggy. Please bring them back!
mike - April 05, 2008 - Report this comment
I also found this link while looking to find fortified oat flakes. I was hoping that maybe they still made them and just sold them in other parts of the country. I loved this cereal
Clara - April 06, 2008 - Report this comment
Steve - April 27, 2008 - Report this comment
Being a cereal junkie for most of my life (I'm 50) I have to say this was absolutly the best of all of them. A truely unique and delicious flavor. Since it didn't have sugar added and was one of the more wholesome and healthy cereals out there I would think post could find a way to market it to parents looking for a good tasting healthy alternative to the sugar laden junk most of the kids crave. One bite and the kids would be hooked. (at least some of them).
Mary Beth - May 06, 2008 - Report this comment
I LOVED this cereal. Needless to say, my mom bought it just for her but every once in awhile we got to have some. There were 8 kids in our family and the box wasn't very big so I'm sure that's why it was hers only! I was hoping it was still around somewhere so I could still buy it. Please bring it back!!!
Janet - May 20, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm craving it so badly.The strange thing about this awesome cereal is I can almost just taste it by thinking about it, but of course that will not do.We need to bring it back. Everyone here, lets email Ralcorp
Bob - June 23, 2008 - Report this comment
My favorite cereal as well. You would think in this climate of health and well being that this would be a no-brainer to bring this cereal back.
Dave - June 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I miss the taste of Post Fortified Oat Flakes. I still look for it on the shelves hoping that it will return one day. I even remember the tan box.
Charlie - July 09, 2008 - Report this comment
I agree with all the comments extolling Post Oat Flakes. Coincidentally, I was prompted to Google Oat Flakes when I saw that my local stores were no longer carrying Grape Nuts Flakes (not quite up to Oat Flake standards but just about the next best thing!) It seems like every 20 years Post is looking to discontinue its best tasting cereals. Next it'll probably be Alpha Bits.
Fran - July 09, 2008 - Report this comment
The best cereal bar none ever made...I would love to know why it was discontinued...and if it ever came back it would be a solid hit...show me any other discontinued cereal that is getting this much publicity...years and years after it was produced...Ralcorp take heed!!!
Dan - July 15, 2008 - Report this comment
Fortified Oat Flakes was also my favorite cereal.I am 57. I am also trying to find Grape Nuts Flakes.It is still listed on their website.
Rebecca Sanders - July 27, 2008 - Report this comment
I am 46 years old . As a child , I ate Fortified Oat Flakes more than ANY other cereal. Prefered them to any and all "kid" cereals. I have looked for them over the years because I still crave this cereal ! BRING IT BACK , PLEASE!! Just as it was . Don't change a thing :0)
Barb - August 31, 2008 - Report this comment
I too miss Fortified Oat Flakes. Everytime I'm in the cereal isle, I look in the hopes of finding them. I loved them as a kid and an adult. I have tried all the other oat flake type cereals, they taste NOTHING like Fortified Oat Flakes. I have thrown countless full boxes of imposters away. I rarely ate any other cereal if I didn't have to. I now almost never eat cereal now, the occasional Cheerio, but it has to have a banana on it to give it some flavor!!
Sherri - September 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I also wish they would bring Post Fortified Oat Flakes back. I ate it as a Kid all the time. My Parents always bought this Cereal. It is the Best Tasting Cereal Ever. I miss it so much. I called Post a few years ago. They said, They quit making it. I told them it was the Best Cereal Ever. They should have never stopped making it. I'm 46 and I've always told my Teenage Son, how good Oat Flakes were. I sure wish he could try them.
Dan - September 16, 2008 - Report this comment
Yep - I loved them as well. I always poured a heaping bowl and would not be discouraged by the slight sogginess at the finish.
Kathy - October 12, 2008 - Report this comment
I also have been looking for Post Fortified Oat Flakes for years. My father bought the cereal when it first came out on the market. It is the best cereal that was ever made. I had read on the box one time to try the cereal with hot milk. From that moment on that's how I used to eat it because the cereal had firmness and wasn't mushy like oatmeal is and it tasted great. It was just plain old oat flakes with nothing else in the cereal. I have been looking for a comparible cereal to buy but have been unlucky so far. I cannot have sugar due to diabetes and am always looking for a cereal with just plain (unsweetened and nothing else added) oat flakes. With all the raves about this cereal what is your reason for not bringing it back? Please answer & let everyone know what your reasons are. I don't think you have a good enough reason for not making this. Why not test market the cereal again? You may be surprised with the results. (don't leave out my state for test-marketing!!!)
1946dodge - November 18, 2008 - Report this comment
Fortified Oat Flakes was the best I ever had. In fact, I dont eat cereal anymore because I cant get them. Nothing else cuts it. I used to put wheat germ on my oat flakes and that was the best cereal ever. I still remember how it tasted and its aroma. godammit someone must have the recipe for it. If this company doesnt want to make it, I am sure some others would give it a shot.
gk - November 21, 2008 - Report this comment
has anyone tried arrowhead mills oat bran flakes? The flakes are supposed to be made from oats not wheat.
dj - December 02, 2008 - Report this comment
I too loved this cereal. It was wonderful. I wish Post would bring it back on the market. It was so healthy and tasted so good.
LS - December 13, 2008 - Report this comment
I have many fond memories of sitting down with my Dad for breakfast over a bowl of delicious Oat Flakes. Even into the early 1990's I could get them at the military commissaries, but alas, Post marketeers turned a blind eye to reality, and failed even to bring them back after the anti-carb craze diminished. Post - Hello Post - are you there? Do you have a clue?
San Diego Sue - January 14, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved them too. I am 45 and we ate them like crazy through out the 70's and 80's I wrote to Post (Kraft) last year but got a thanks for your comment response. If I could make them myself to sell to you all I would! THis is the second site I have seen with Oat Flake Lovers... there has to be lots more! I'm writing Ralcorp!
Tim - January 15, 2009 - Report this comment
So nice to see so many others who also liked this cereal so much. Really wish it was available still. Yes, it did get soggy quickly, but I didn't care cause it tasted so good. What a bummer that they quit making it. Yep, thinking of that cereal brings back the memories. I'm almost 53 now. A real shame it's no longer available.
Jason - January 15, 2009 - Report this comment
I also loved this cereal soooo much,obviously they will not bring it back? maybe they would give us the recipe? anyone have an old box with the ingredient list? I am a chef, I can tinker with it until I get it right.
MO Oat Flake Lover - January 19, 2009 - Report this comment
Jason, The ingredient list from the early 1960's had wholegrain oat flour, sugar, soy flour, rice flour, malt flavoring, salt, artificial flavor. Sugar content was around 18.5 %. Oat flakes were advertised as "Tastes like oatmeal cookies." Look up patent 3121637 that describes Post's method of making oat/soy based cereals.
Jean - February 23, 2009 - Report this comment
I am 52 and this was my favorite cereal in the whole world. I wish Post would bring it back.
Aleks - March 05, 2009 - Report this comment
Another fan here! Still look for it at every grocery store I visit, just in case.
Sue in Englewood, OH - March 06, 2009 - Report this comment
This was my favorite cereal ever! No other oat cereal comes close to the great taste. After all these years, I still look on the shelves at every grocery to see if they are back. Post is really missing the market on this one!! Please bring it back!!!
Dave - March 12, 2009 - Report this comment
Best cereal ever.......wish I could have a bowl right now....no other cereal comes close
Gary ;) - March 28, 2009 - Report this comment
Ditto.. I'm 44 and I ate tons of Post Fortified Oat Flakes. I did send an email to Post some years ago, and they sent me a generic reply that simply stated they just do not manufacture it anymore.. Hey Post Bring it back! You could have a whole new cereal line by adding other "stuff" to F.O.F's. plus just have the plain old school cereal. $$$
debby - April 07, 2009 - Report this comment
I have been looking for oat flakes for years. This was the best. Let's hope they see us. I have bought so many other cerals in the search for oat flakes. Help we need oat flakes back.
Glen - April 11, 2009 - Report this comment
Wal-Mart has Multi-grain Flakes cereal that is close but still not the original, kind of like a cross between F.O.F. and Wheaties.
Alice - May 02, 2009 - Report this comment
My mother and I still look for it when we go shopping it had a one of a kind taste sweet but not overly sweet please bring it back
Mary - May 16, 2009 - Report this comment
This was the best cereal ever! I'm 52 and remember eating it everyday. I still look for it on the off chance they bring it back....
Janis - May 25, 2009 - Report this comment
My whole family loved fortified oat flakes. My brothers and sisters still talk about it. I would give anything to have another bowl. I really miss it. Why don't they bring it back??!!
Dana - May 26, 2009 - Report this comment
I LOVED this cereal when I was a kid! They should bring it back. There is no other cereal today that even compares to this one!
Bill K - May 27, 2009 - Report this comment
What a hoot to read these posts. I'm 51 years old and fortified oat flakes were my fave, while my brothers wanted coco krispies, I always wanted the FOF's. I always thought they got better as the got soggy. I sure would like a bowl now!
linda - May 30, 2009 - Report this comment
i love it too! please bring it back post.
karen - June 01, 2009 - Report this comment
freakin awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! there are people out there like me!!!! LOVED LOVED LOVED that cereal....
Kathy - June 04, 2009 - Report this comment
This cereal was the bomb, my family would go through 2 or 3 boxes a week. There is nothing that satisfies the craving for these flakes of heaven. I have tried so many oat cereals Hoping to find something even close with as you all know no sucess. I would buy at by the case if they brought it back.
Denelle - June 07, 2009 - Report this comment
My entire family also loves Oat Flakes!!! My Dad ate it as a kid and it was his whole families favorite! In fact my grandmother froze a box and a few years ago at there 50th wedding anniversary, the two of them and there 5 children ate it together! All 4 of my siblings love it and were crushed when it disapeared. I was only 5 or so, but i remember one day i put water on it because i wasnt big enough to hold the milk, it was terrible and needless to say i didnt eat it. but i always thought if i hadnt waisted that bowl....
Julie - June 24, 2009 - Report this comment
Another 50 something Oat Flake fan! Still my favorite cereal ever...would love to see it come back! Yes, Grape Nut Flakes are kind of close, but I think they tasted more like Life cereal (which also get soggy fast). Maybe they could make a flake???
Lisa - June 30, 2009 - Report this comment
Yes..........I too have been looking for Fortified Oat Flakes for the past several years. I am 50........had them as a child in the 60's. always asked mom "don't forget to buy FOF" !!! Very unique and DELICIOUS flavor. Nothing else comes close.
Harry - July 02, 2009 - Report this comment
I look for them every time I food shop, hoping they will be back!
Amy - July 25, 2009 - Report this comment
This was my favorite cereal growing up. I ate it day and night. My family used to say I was going to turn into a oak flake. When I was in college about 20 years ago I found it again. I jumped up and down in the cereal isle while my roommate looked at me like I was nuts. I still look for it when I'm shopping.
Marty commack - August 06, 2009 - Report this comment
What can we do to bring this cereal back?>?
Tom - August 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved the stuff, too. I used to go out of my way to stores that would carry it. I'd LOVE LOVE LOVE to be able to get this again!
Heidi - September 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Me too! Oatflakes...I miss that cereal, and I've been really tired of all the other cold cereals on the market. Oat-bran flakes are just not the same! Please bring back Oatflakes...Post or any other company!
Wayno - October 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Wow, When I was a kid I would eat these everytime I went to my grandparents. I have gone to different grocery stores looking for them for years. I hope they bring them back. They were the best ever!!!!!
Jerry - November 10, 2009 - Report this comment
There was a unique taste to oat flakes that never got old. Tasted so good and felt like a million bucks after, well I was a kid then. I would eat a bowl or two then go play basketball and after an hour or two I would have to have more. Why in the world it's not on the shelf at the store is a mystery.
Lynn - November 10, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved that cereal! My dad got me hooked on it when I was younger. Wish there was a way to get Post to bring them back!
vicki - January 09, 2010 - Report this comment
Loved this cereal.. Bring it back......... PLEASE
paul - January 15, 2010 - Report this comment
Post must not want to make money. To dis-continue this product would be like Coke dis-continuing Diet Coke. Just a stupid thing to do. Someone wake post up for breakfast!
Don - January 19, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember eating FOF as a kid before heading off to school. This was late 60's early 70's. That was the best cereal i have ever had, even to this day. I wish that they would be brought back.
Sue - January 28, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm 54 and grew up eating those fabulous Oat Flakes in the 60's and 70's. Absolutely my favorite. In the 80's, i would drive to another town 15 miles away to buy them at the last store I could find them. Please, Post, bring them back!
Sue - January 31, 2010 - Report this comment
Try requesting it at www.vermontcountrystore.com, a self-advertising purveyor of hard to fnd items. If enough people request it, maybe they can convince Post to make a batch of Fortified Oat Flakes for those of us who love this cereal!
Kelley - February 01, 2010 - Report this comment
POF was my favorite cereal when I was a kid. I miss it! I found a cereal that reminds me a lot of POF - it is called Nature's Path Organic Millet Rice cereal. It has oat flour in it in addition to millet and rice flour.
Frank - February 10, 2010 - Report this comment
I , too, was an Oat Flakes junkie. Loved it far more than Wheaties or Corn Flakes! Sure wish it were back available.
James - February 21, 2010 - Report this comment
http://www.postcereals.com/contact/ I have sent an email to post to let them know we are all intersted in getting this cereal back, if you wish to do the same please send them an email as well
Sarah - February 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Grew up in the 80's and loved this cereal. Am always keeping an eye out, hoping to see it back on store shelves. I agree with Sue, Post should make a batch of FFOF just for those who loved it.
Tracy - March 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Everyone in my family loved that cereal! And it had a flavor like no other. I shall forward my thoughts to POST and hope they think bringing it back is a must.
Steve - March 08, 2010 - Report this comment
I tell you here and now that there has never been nor will there ever be a cereal that I would beg to eat! I am 56 now and my heart as well as my taste buds yearn for Post Oat Flakes. Why did you take something off of the shelves that seemed to always be gone when I wanted it? I would have to buy a dozen of the boxes at a time to make sure that I always had enough to last. I beg you Post, bring it back nowwwwwwwww! Please!
Tom - March 14, 2010 - Report this comment
Yes, yes, I was there too. I can see and smell the bowl full of this most wonderful stuff in front of me right now, just as it was 40 years ago. Pouring on the whole milk, and maybe just a little too much sugar. Taking the first few brown spoon fulls before it all starts to get soggy, but that's OK because then you can really get a really big pile on the spoon. Oooo I can taste it now! It's soooo good! I'll drink it down and have another bowl. Good times... I guess maybe the oats are more profitable in some other high tech product now. Just like open fields are worth more now as condo property. Even if someone started making it again it probably wouldn't be the same, not that I wouldn't try it! I don't believe I will ever get to actually enjoy the real thing again, but it is nice to dream about it. Thank you all for bringing back the memories!
Angelina - March 14, 2010 - Report this comment
I loved this cereal and keep looking for it in hopes they bring it back some day. Thanks for the e-mail link. I will send mine as well. Even it they brought it back as a retro or limited item it would be nice to enjoy for a bit and bring back some special memories. The oat cereals they have out now are ok, but these were great! (sorry Tony the tiger)
John - May 24, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm so glad to know I'm not alone in my yearning for this lost delight from my youth. There was just something unique and perfect that i've tried to find in other oat cereals, but nothing else comes close. Who makes these decisions anyway??
Pat - August 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Russ - August 25, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm glad to hear so many remember and loved this ceral as much as I did. It had a delicious malt flavor I've never tasted in any ceral since.
Russell - August 26, 2010 - Report this comment
Hands down the best cereal ever. To my brothers and I they were known simply as Post Oat Flakes. We grew up on those flakes in the sixties and seventies and one day they just vanished. I recall a return of the flakes in the nineties but the return was short lived. I guess if they don't come in a fantasy package and covered with sugar the average consumer wont buy them. I googled post oat flakes after watching the cereal wars on discovery and found this message board.
Willy - August 27, 2010 - Report this comment
If you have a Safeway in your part of the world they make a cereal called Golden Oat Flakes or something like that but they taste almost exactly like the original PFOF. Not as delicate a flake but he taste, as I remember at least, is dead on.
Pat - October 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Not in our locale. Perhaps Willy or someone else knows at least a state and possibly a city with a state to get it ordered? I am desperate for this cereal!
Cheryl - November 11, 2010 - Report this comment
Thanks, Willy---I'll be in California next month and will check out the "Golden Oat Flakes" at Safeway. I am another fan of the original Oat Flakes and wish they'd bring them back.
Debbie - November 23, 2010 - Report this comment
Best cereal I have eaten. Wish this cereal would be made available again, soon, using the original recipe. How can we convince the company to start making it again?
ValerieSara - November 27, 2010 - Report this comment
This was a family favorite. My kids adored this cereal back in the 80's and still talk about it fondly. They used to call it Float Flakes! I just saw that they have a box on ebay from the 70's but who's going to eat that? Does Post not realize how loved and missed this cereal is? POST IF YOU'RE READING THIS, PLEASE BRING THIS CEREAL BACK.
Dave - February 01, 2011 - Report this comment
Our family loved this cereal, too. My son started calling it "Fortas" when he was entering his cool teen years. We bought this stuff special order by the case when it started to disappear from store shelves. So, Post, please please bring back the Fortas!
norm - March 05, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember oat flakes by far the best cereal i ever had please bring it back it was so gooooooooooood!
RWJ - March 17, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved them too. Please bring them back Post.
Debra Kaufman - April 06, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved the taste of this cereal, nothing came close. I use to purchase my box of fortified oats from a big store called Schweggmans Gaint super market. I loved that store too. Everything you needed that store had. all I know is when the stores started closing you could not find this cereal anywhere. Then it was gone. I wish all the time they would bring it back. I might tried to call Post myself.
Jill - June 03, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved this cereal, too! Would love to have it back!!!
Steve - July 04, 2011 - Report this comment
I used to buy Fortified Oat Flakes and loved them! I wish Post would bring them back. In the mean time I've found that Nature's Path brand Oaty Bites have a very similar taste. I've found Oaty Bites at Whole Foods but imagine they can be found at most stores that carry Nature's Path cerials. HTH Steve
Jay - August 14, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved the cereal as a kid in the 1970's and about five years ago sent Post an eMail. They replied telling me that it would come back if there was market demand. How will they know if there is market demand if they don't put it back on the shelves?
Jim - February 02, 2012 - Report this comment
I was a fortified oat flakes junkie,Post,please return this great cereal to the market!
george - March 15, 2012 - Report this comment
i love them. bring them back.
Beau - May 31, 2012 - Report this comment
The funny thing is, MY MOM LOVES THESE... and she's in her 60s!
MPA - June 02, 2012 - Report this comment
This was the greatest cereal of all time. Please bring them back. Enough said.
TDK - October 16, 2012 - Report this comment
I used to eat a box at a time when I was a teen. Then they discontinued it some time in the 80's, right before the oat craze started! Eventually they came out with Honey Bunches of Oats - yuch. I don't want all that sugar and hard crunchy stuff. I want Post Fortified Oat Flakes! To this day I can still remember how they tasted.
LBB - December 12, 2012 - Report this comment
Fantastic Cereal, and super Post IP!!! I refused to eat anything else since the time they released this. So, it's a Winner. Is it a winner today ? I'd buy it the next day should a trial appear. What made it right.
LAH - March 14, 2013 - Report this comment
Keep wishing Fortified Oat Flakes will be brought back.Tired of all the sweetened cereal. I'm 55 & greatly miss FOF. I would think with all the health conscience people out there it would be a great one to bring back.
cindy - April 26, 2013 - Report this comment
Bring um back.....
Jennifer - April 28, 2013 - Report this comment
My fave as a child of the 70's. Although I misunderstood the name, as in "Mom would you get some '45 oats' when you go shopping?" Best cereal ever! Bring it back!!!
PCS - May 23, 2013 - Report this comment
I contacted Post. They just said they couldn't make them. How can this be? Are our cereals loaded with artificial ingredients that are much cheaper than real oats? You can bet they can make FOF!!
RobertP - September 26, 2013 - Report this comment
I'm 54 and remember that Fortified Oat Flakes were very delicious.My other favorite then was Rice Krinkles with little China men on the box. I haven't read all the comments, but I wonder if anybody else remembers one of the Fortified Oat Flakes commercials featuring the actor VAN JOHNSON. Thanks for letting me share this with you all.
Diane - September 28, 2013 - Report this comment
It was the malt, I remember, and that was the magic ingredient! No other cereal tasted like it THEN or NOW,
Sean - July 12, 2014 - Report this comment
I just want my oat flakes back.
Renee - January 16, 2015 - Report this comment
Every time I see a commercial for any oat type cereal I long for my old favorite Fortified Oat Flakes. Why in the world did you stop making this wonderful cereal? Rest assured I would buy it every week if you would bring it back exactly the same as it was.
Veganluv - January 28, 2015 - Report this comment
OMG!!! I can't believe how many comments about my most favorite cereal of my childhood!!! I feel exactly the same way as all above...Post, please bring back our Oat Flakes! :)
DAVE - March 04, 2015 - Report this comment
Stephen - March 21, 2015 - Report this comment
Holy cow! This is great! I loved this cereal and have been searching in stores and online. I wondered, do I have weird tastes? Or were they crazy to take Fortified Oat Flakes off the market? Someone please get this link to Post. I'll look into contacting them too.
Paul - April 02, 2015 - Report this comment
My guess is the price would be too high because of the additives that are in cereals today. MAKE THEM! I'LL PAY THE PRICE!!
Mitch Gilbert - April 03, 2015 - Report this comment
Everytime my wife asks me what cereal I want her to buy I say "Fortified Oat Flakes". She says "Give up".
Dave m - April 20, 2015 - Report this comment
Post please bring back oat flake ASAP! Not everybody likes a cereal so full of junk you might as well be eating straw! it's time post cereal pulled their corp.head out of the sand and give us back our oat flakes!!!!
Scott hill - July 03, 2015 - Report this comment
Post needs to bring this cereal back. It was my all time favorite.
Steve O - February 24, 2016 - Report this comment
A box of Post Oat Flakes did not stand a chance in our home back in the day!
patty k - March 06, 2016 - Report this comment
I still check the shelves, hoping that someday I will see Fortified Oat Flakes again.
Evelyne P - April 02, 2016 - Report this comment
I still remember the taste and since my doctor recommended to eat oats to lower my cholesterol I thought what was that wonderful oat cereal from my childhood. Why did they ever stop making this tasty cereal?
Pat - February 04, 2017 - Report this comment
With all these comments maybe they'll bring it back. Fortified Iatflake after all was the best cereal ever.
Andrew K - April 26, 2017 - Report this comment
I thought I was the only one who remembered this cereal, and how good it was! Post, bring it back!!!
Nancy - August 20, 2018 - Report this comment
This was my favorite cereal, too. I was born in 1960 and grew up eating this cereal. Please Post, make it again!!!
keith - January 05, 2019 - Report this comment
they were great delicous i loved them so much no other cereal ever tasted so good ever im old
Chris - February 16, 2019 - Report this comment
I agree with all of you--best cereal ever!! There must be some billionaire out there that feels the same way and can bring back this cereal to all of us, and make money in the process:)
Jean - July 15, 2019 - Report this comment
My brothers and I loved this cereal.I wish it would come back.
Diana Legakis - October 16, 2019 - Report this comment
I'm getting old now - Hurry up and bring this cereal back please !!!
Wendy - February 20, 2021 - Report this comment
Best cereal on the planet miss it please bring it back !!
David - August 02, 2021 - Report this comment
What? was Post loosing money? Is that why they discontinued? is the malt too expensive? So it doesn't stay crunchy in milk, so what, eat faster. What Post VP made this decision? save a little $$ for his retirement home. Just bring it back in it's original recipe or release the copywrite on the recipe so someone else can do it.
lastshovelhead - April 14, 2022 - Report this comment
Post obviously doesn't know or don't care when they've got a really good product worth keeping. They also made another poor decision when they dropped Blueberry Morning. It seems their R&D Dept is continually making changes for the sake of change. A very counterproductive practice.

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