Do you remember the Flintstones vitamins? Today, we’re going to take a look at the dark history behind the Flintstones vitamins, which are still popular even today.
The Flintstones is a lovable cartoon that aired between 1960 and 1966. It was an immediate hit among children and teens alike, even though it was originally marketed towards adults. The show became so popular that the company was able to make even more money through merchandise which featured the show’s popular cartoon characters. One particularly effective product was Flintstones vitamins. This product became an instant hit for both parents and children, who started taking it daily as a supposedly healthy supplement.
vitamins were a genius marketing tool which brought in tons of extra revenue for the company. They looked and tasted like candy, which made children want to buy them. At the same time, they were marketed as being healthy, which made parents want to buy them, too. The company made tons of money based on this simple product idea, but many scientists did their best to caution parents against giving these treats to their children. Flintstone vitamins have been around for over 50 years, but they have a dark past that not everyone is aware of. In today’s video, we’re going to take a closer look at just what’s in these popular vitamins.
Make sure you stick around until the very end of this video, where we’ll also reveal which dangerous product The Flintstones TV series also advertised while it was still airing. Be sure to leave a like on this video, and don’t forget to subscribe to Facts Verse for more!