5 products from the USSR that have disappeared from stores forever
Quality and tasty food in Soviet times was in short supply. In order to buy even canned fish or sausage, coffee, or chocolate, you first had to stand in long lines and second, the products were not always fresh and tasty.
One of the most popular and delicious carbonated drinks of the USSR. It tasted creamy, but not sugary due to the carbonated water and citric acid that was added to the drink. The price of the drink was only 10 kopecks.
Ivasi (Far Eastern sardine)
This fish was sold as canned fish in a tomato-oil custard, and tasted delicate though greasy. It was often mistakenly called herring, but in fact it was a Far Eastern sardine. What distinguished them were the terms and conditions of storage and the price.
Caramel lollipops with mint flavor
These candies were the cheapest and were often given instead of change in stores, "one kopeck - one candy. They tasted minty pear, sugary sweet, and were rectangular in shape.
This was a quick raw preparation for making mashed potatoes and for frying. It came in one and a half liter tins or glass jars, in a clear liquid. The product, according to many, was controversial, but it made lunch preparation a lot easier.
Pressed cocoa cubes
This was a concentrate of dried cream or whole milk powder, sugar, and cocoa powder. It was eaten instead of candy, even though it was intended for making a drink. The price of this product was 8 kopecks per cube.
Also on OBOZREVATEL reported what sweets children ate in the Soviet Union instead of candy and whether they were tasty.