Food of the Eighties, Lipton's Alligator/Big Foot Soups
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Standard Lipton Chicken Noodle Soup except that the noodles were in the shape of alligators or big feet.
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Sketch - April 29, 2007 - Report this comment
Can it be found?! is it still made, anywhere? I've been looking for years!
Garrett Wiwcharuk is obsessed with alligator soup! - May 25, 2008 - Report this comment
I recall Lipton's Alligator Soup (the gator-shaped noodle) as having a very chewy texture, making it very distinctive from Bigfoot, Kraft Dinner, or any pasta based around this era. I would donate all of my organs to have this SIMPLE soup back (except my tastebuds, of course). PETITION TIME, PEOPLE! its time Lipton brings back their soup so our children may experience that same great childhood lunch-time snack!
colleen k - July 05, 2008 - Report this comment
I would love to have this soup back! I remember having it when I was little and I have been looking for it everywhere! Who do we contact to get this awesome stuff back on the shelves?!
Laura - August 24, 2008 - Report this comment
It's actually discontinued :/ I emailed lipton about it,and that was the response I got :/ I wish it would come back, it brings back a lot of memories for me too
michelle - October 20, 2008 - Report this comment
I would also give anything to get the alligator soup back. Is there a formal thing going on, or are we just reminiscing? I will put my name anywhere and i would seriously pay 50 dollars for a box of that soup. How pathetic is that? lol
Terrell - November 06, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved that soup! I came accross this page because the topic of alligator soup came up, and i felt an urgent need to research it. if anyone makes a petition i can get you 7 signatures. Bring it back!!!!!
Laurie - November 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I would love to have this soup on the market again. We're on our second generation, and when our grand-daughters get sick we all say the same thing; only Liptons Alligator soup can make you better! Too bad the shelves aren't stocked with this one!!
pwc - January 19, 2009 - Report this comment
Alligator Soup was awesome. I wish it was still around.
Stephanie - January 27, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember this soup from when I was younger. Im 19 now and would give anything to have that soup back on the shelves. I loved the stuff.
Robyn - February 12, 2009 - Report this comment
i'm 26 years old, and i distinctively remember my fondness of alligator soup! i would do anything to get it back! i'm presently pregnant and can't handle too much on the tummy...one thing that would hit the spot is those chewy gators!...reg cup-a-soup just aint the same not by a long shot...i miss it dearly :(
garrett wiwcharuk - February 20, 2009 - Report this comment
Alright guys, it's been about a year since I've first posted my message on this forum, and, well...I'm leaving Canada to live in Australia soon (where I might literally have Alligator Soup), BUT before I do that, I'm going to get on the phone with Lipton and ask around, maybe we could actually get a feasible petition out of this!! I'll post my findings later this week. For the time being, I URGE ANYONE READING THIS TO DO THE SAME!! If they're presented with numerous call pertaining to the same request, they'll form some inquest on the matter, one of which may be our petition route. ..and we all know Lipton would fight to keep that wholesome, family-themed name, by listening to it's consumers. (at least I hope)
Kimberly - February 26, 2009 - Report this comment
I am currently sick and my boyfriend came home and asked what would I like from town, being the sweet guy he is. So I say a movie, booster juice and then as he is walking down the stairs I yelled " Alligator Soup" of course he asked what, what is that. Simple Alligator soup. He had never heard of it, I was shocked. I told him it will make he better, the alligator will eat the germs in me. Tee Hee. I remember my parents giving it to me when I was sick. So he phoned me from the store asking about it again and, everyone he asked at the store had no clue. So I asked my mom about it, she remembers it. So now I looked it up on the net, and there is other people who miss it too. It has to be around twenty years since I have had it. It needs to come back, so others can enjoy the amazing Alligators, Big foot was cool too :)
Darrell - March 08, 2009 - Report this comment
I'm glad to find others that love those little Alligators too. I'm going to write Lipton.
Garrett Wiwcharuk won't shut up about them chewy gators! - April 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Hey guys! Update! The following is from an email I sent and recieved early this March: Hello, I'm going to be short and blunt about this. Please bring back "Alligator Soup". You know...the chicken noodle soup you had on Canadian supermarket shelves in the 1980's and 1990's. If you can't do this, do you know where I can get some? I want my future children to share the same joy I had! I love you, Lipton! Please love your fans by bringing this product back!! ----------------------------------------------- From:Info,Homebasics (Homebasics.Info@unilever.com) Sent: March 5, 2009 10:01:20 AM To:Garrett Hi Garrett, Thank you for writing! We are sorry that we do not have any remaining stock. Our company's goal is to provide consumers with a variety of products to meet their needs and preferences. As you know, marketing is complex function, and many business factors are taken into consideration prior to discontinuing a product. However, consumer demand is a major factor. When the level of demand is insufficient to ensure that consumers receive high quality products at an affordable price, the product may be discontinued. We apologize that this product is no longer available and hope you will continue to enjoy our products. Thanks for your interest! Your friends at Lipton SCĂ„ ------------------------------------------ So then, are we - the loyal consumer, to blame for lack of Alligator Soup sales? No. The jerks who didn't buy Alligator Soup are. Whenever you ask someone if they remember Alligator Soup and they say "no"....now you know who's parents are to blame. Please, everyone email/write/call Lipton. Request that they review bringing the soup back.
petey - August 25, 2009 - Report this comment
i have a rare lipton soup bigfoot doll i wonder how much it is worth now lol my dad got it for me back when i was like 6 yrs old, i am 27 now :D
Ally - September 22, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved the alligator I only remember only wanting to eat the little alligator noodles and just leave the soup.
Lydia - November 04, 2009 - Report this comment
Every time I'm sick the only thing I want is alligator soup. It's what my mom would always make me! What am I supposed to eat now when sick???
Breanna - November 16, 2009 - Report this comment
I want Alligator soup! Hopefully they'll bring it back!
Garrett Wiwcharuk - November 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Sadly, all I have left is this board... No alligator soup...until enough of us, and I mean hundreds or thousands - rise up and voice our demand for the return of this soup (provided they don't screw it up). Oh, and Petey: yeah, I'd hang onto that doll! Think about all those old Coca-Cola collectors items & how much they're worth! keep onto that and when your grandkids are grandparents, it'll be this ancient, priceless relic! :)
Lesley - December 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Someone should make a group on facebook. And bug Liptons group!!! I miss aligator soup it was the best!!! Then my 2nd was the ring noodles. I want it back too!!
nostalgic - December 23, 2009 - Report this comment
Can't remember the gator soup, but miss the giggle noodle that they used to have. They also used to have angel hair pasta with parmesan and angel hair with broccoli; it came in a box. I really miss those products! We should petition them.
mlle. lele - January 08, 2010 - Report this comment
OH MY GOODNESS!!! I MISS IT SOOOOO MUCH!!! it was soooo delicious!
Shannon - February 10, 2010 - Report this comment
WE WANT ALLIGATOR SOUP. PLEASE MR. LIPTON WE BEG YOU TO BRING IT BACK!!
sasha - February 22, 2010 - Report this comment
i was just thinking about those delicious chewy noodles too...nothing compares, really nothing... ive tried
Emily - March 24, 2010 - Report this comment
Yay! I'm glad there are others who remember the awesomeness that was alligator soup when they were younger. I can actually remember the texture of the noodles and how cool it was that there were like tons of little tiny alligators in the soup so every spoonful had a bunch of them. I wish they still produced it! It's super depressing that we won't be able to taste this delicious soup ever again :( Haha, i love how one of the only memories of my childhood when i was like 4/5 is of eating this soup....that's how good it was!!!
Nicole - April 15, 2010 - Report this comment
I really really want alligator soup back too. Whenever it's my birthday and my mom asks what I want to eat I always think of it. I think there should be a Facebook group if there isn't one already. I've tried different noodle soups and nothing compares. I remember eating this when I was probably 6 or 7 and now I'm 27!
Ann - April 19, 2010 - Report this comment
I have a vague memory of Alligator Soup but what about the Giggle Noodle!?? It was the best, with the moons and star shaped noodles... So sad it's gone....
Aaron - July 28, 2010 - Report this comment
I loved this soup as a child. I would give almost anything to enjoy a bowl of this again.
Liza - September 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I loved my Alligator soup!!! And would love to be able to share it with my kids!!! Please bring back Alligator soup!!!!
Kate - December 09, 2010 - Report this comment
Really? I HATED this soup. Made me vomit with rage . . .
Rosie - December 09, 2010 - Report this comment
I agree. Terrible soup. It was an outrage.
Sachi - March 25, 2011 - Report this comment
^ two comments above are trolls. GTFO -- but please bring back the soup
pete - November 30, 2011 - Report this comment
i have a bigfoot stuffed animal doll that i ordered when i was a kid sometime in the late 80s and i was wondering if it was maybe worth something cause i cant find any info on it online if anybody can help me would be greatly appreciated u can email me at pistolpete204wpg@hotmail.com PS. i loved that soup!!
Caroline Tuttle - March 26, 2013 - Report this comment
Alligator soup was one of the best. PLEASE BRING IT BACK LIPTON.
Tam - June 10, 2013 - Report this comment
LOVED this soup XD Such a shame about it being discontinued. Hopefully they will bring it back soon :/
Bonnie - January 14, 2014 - Report this comment
i wish LIPTON would bring back the alligator soup too because i hate the chicken noodle but i LOVED the alligator soup as a child and would do anything to have even just 1 more bowl!
Charlie - January 30, 2014 - Report this comment
The trademark for this was filed in 1989 but the product itself may not have come out until 1991

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