These Brands We Love Might Be Disappearing

It’s never the right time to say goodbye. While we usually say that to someone going through a breakup, nostalgic products also warrant a moment of reflection on the changes that come all too soon. How great does it feel to see your favorite childhood food on the shelf at the store, snickering at the fact your mom actually let you eat that stuff?

In the information age, everything gets challenged, including our most beloved stores and products. Here are some of the most lovable products facing extinction.

Campbell’s Can’t Keep Up

L. Willinger/FPG/Getty Images
L. Willinger/FPG/Getty Images

Nutrition fads exploded in the 20th century, and just keep rising along with obesity rates. Hidden Profits Marketing shows that between 30-40% of all adults in America were obese in 2018. With heightened awareness comes heightened standards for food.

Campbell’s soup may be a staple of pop culture, but it’s rapidly losing its spot in kitchen pantries. It’s not surprising when you look at the nutrition facts. Compared to Amy’s version, Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup has more than double the sodium, 69% your daily value, 30 more calories and 6 more grams of carbohydrates. That’s unsettling.