Food of the Eighties, PDQ
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I'm pretty sure that's what this stuff was called. I don't know if it was introduced in the 80's or earlier, but I do know that it disappeared after the 80's. It was cannisters of chocolate or vanilla milk mix. It was more crystal form than powder, and I remember if you put it on ice cream when it started melting it would turn colors.
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Angie - April 25, 2008 - Report this comment
PDQ was made by Ovaltine and was discontinued in the mid-90's. I loved that stuff!
Shelly - May 06, 2008 - Report this comment
I so remember this stuff I used to sneak a spoonful now and again without mom knowing...YUM!!!
Crista - October 10, 2008 - Report this comment
My mom used to mix PDQ and milk and it was so good, I drank it all the time!
court - January 17, 2009 - Report this comment
yup, used to eat it by the spoonful or put it on ice cream.
brian d. - March 20, 2009 - Report this comment
i used to sprinkle it on toast strawberry was the best
JESSICA WRIGHT - June 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Kristen - June 22, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember they had Egg Nog flavored. It was delicious in milk and on vanilla ice cream!
RJ - July 19, 2009 - Report this comment
My parents bought choc flavored PDG. My sister and I would eat a spoonful of the stuff when no one was looking! We liked to sprinkle it over icecream.
John Weinmann - February 23, 2010 - Report this comment
I just had a craven! The drink mix came to my mind, so many years later! Now I figured out my depression, lol. I miss my egg nog drink! I used to go out of the way to get this stuff, drink it eat it n crave for more! It was like eating cake mix before being baked, u could not wait its soooo---good!!! Lets protest to bring it back!It was also alot less calories then drinking pure eggnog!
JJR - November 10, 2010 - Report this comment
Why oh Why did it get removed from the market.It was so convenient and tasty. Send the recipe out so we can make it ourselves.
Jeffrey King - September 28, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember PDQ being out in the late 70s. I remember having three flavors in the cupboard at once: strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla! I wish Ovaltine could at least introduce their own version of vanilla and strawberry -- it would at least be a consolation!
from Japan - November 24, 2011 - Report this comment
PDQ was imported to Japan, and I enjoyed in my childhood. I remember banana flavored one also, but here nobody knows...
paul g - November 17, 2012 - Report this comment
lets start a petition to bring back pdq it was great i don't why they discontinued it
patricia erickson - November 28, 2012 - Report this comment
please bring pdq back it is missed by so many. why was it stopped selling here in usa?
FMF - February 17, 2013 - Report this comment
None of my friends know what I'm talking about when I mention PDQ, but how I loved that stuff!! My personal favorite was the chocolate. As others have mentioned, it was absolutely awesome on ice cream or even straight on a spoon. And of course, it made the best chocolate milk. I hate that my own kids will never know the joys of the stuff!
Liz - March 09, 2013 - Report this comment
I used to drink this in the 60's when I was a kid. It came in glass jars then.
Gina - September 01, 2013 - Report this comment
I loved the eggnog! I agree this product needs to come back !
Charlie - March 05, 2014 - Report this comment
Came out in the 60's and was very popular in the 70's and 80's

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