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carol 07-16-2005 @ 9:12 PM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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I remember them also.  I love anything with malted anyway.  But has anyone tried http://www.hometownfavorites.com or the http://www.thevermontcountrystore.com?

Hometown Favorites will try to find lost foods for you and also has a list of foods not sold or made anymore.  I had them look for Nabisco's marshmallow sandwich cookies once, they were two vanilla wafer cookies (soft) with marshmallow in the middle.  They were so delicious.  I came to find out, two months before my quest, Nabisco stopped making them.

The Vermont Country Store, also searches for lost products and foods.  Hope this might help.

Always Have Fun Baking
Carol Cugliani

bademento 07-14-2005 @ 10:31 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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I even went the route to contacting and paying the US Patent Office for info.  I had purchased a cup on ebay.  I received info on the cup only.  I then wrote to the city where the cup was made thinking they could shed some light on Cho Cho on a Stick.  I never received a reply.  Has anyone had any luck.  If any of you know anyone in the business, they would be wise to look into this product for their sales.

bademento 07-14-2005 @ 10:29 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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I have been looking for the 1950 Cho Cho on a stick for 50 years.  I thought I found it when I came across Tuckers in CA.  Ordered minimum and paid $160 in my quest.  It wasn't even close to a 1950 Cho Cho.  Just wanted to pass this on to anyone who is tempted to go that route.  I shall continue to search.  The people at Tuckets are very nice.

farmboy 05-30-2005 @ 10:45 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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I remember cho chos from when I had an ice cream cart in the late 1940s in Enola, Pennsylvania.  I sold Spagnolo's ice cream, made by a little company across the Susquehanna River, in Harrisburg.  I've often thought cho chos tasted somewhat like frozen Oveltine, though somewhat sweeter.  I wonder if Oveltine could be churned like ice cream and produce something resembling cho chos?  

Steve

diana 07-26-2004 @ 8:42 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Hi (is it Tom?)

This is Diana from this website. I am also a native San Franciscan and went to Lowell, and then to Galileo for my last 2 years of high school. What a small world. Do you still live in the city? I have moved up to Sonoma county where we have more room for our dogs.

So, Cho Cho's were made by Carnation. I don't know if Carnation is still in businees or if they were bought out by Nestle. Wish they still made those wonderful Choc Cho's and also I do remember those red wax lips. Great, huh?

That website you speak about from the Russian River at Rio Nido sounded great. What happened to it?

Well, take care fellow San Franciscan, and I hope you continue to visit my website.

Kid from Lakeside Village - Junipero Serra Blvd.

PS. I went to Commodore Sloat Elementary School.



Sincerely, Diana
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TomNyhan 07-25-2004 @ 7:55 PM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Cho Chos. I enjoyed them in the 1940s also, and as a native of San Francisco (Hawthrone, Horace Mann, Lowell)if I went to the corner grocery store for a cornicopia, I always chose a Cho Cho. At University of California Football Games a large Cho Cho was sold in the 1950s. It was made by Carnation. Lots of Candies from the 1940-1950s have been showing up, remember those red wax lips. There was a great web site from the 1940-1950s on the Russian River at Rio Nido for a while, but it's gone now. PS Growing old is not for Wimps.

Kid from the Mission

diana 06-15-2004 @ 11:37 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Hi Helen,

Thank you so much for sharing the picture of the Cho Cho cup. You see, we're not really crazy or imagining things. Your husband was right all of these years.

It's great to know that all of us have these wonderful childhood memories and I don't know if it would be the same if we were to miracuriously have all these goodies now in the new milenium. It probably just wouldn't be the same!!

Thank you again for the photo and take good care.

Sincerely, Diana
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reddygal 06-15-2004 @ 11:22 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Hi all,

My husband has been telling me about Cho-Cho Bars for over 30 years and I also thought he was crazy.  He grew up in Ohio and said he ate these every day in the summer at the local swimming pool.  This weekend we attended an antique show and lo and behold what did we find but a Cho-Cho Bar waxed cup!  Naturally, we had to buy it!

Just wanted to share the picture with everyone so you could all flash back to the 50s together!

Since I wasn't sure if I could post a picture here, I'll just include the link from my FTP space.
Cho-Cho Bar cup

Helen

Frankie 04-23-2004 @ 6:12 AM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Dear Diana,

When my brothers and I were growing up in south Georgia, Mama would drive us out to the Village Green (a hamburger joint in our small town) on Saturday nights for a treat.  For at least a couple of years, that treat was usually a Cho-Cho, a marvelous frozen malted milk treat on a stick that looked to have been made in a small Dixie cup.  Because we loved them so, we named a kitten we found after the treat.

Unfortunately, the cat came to a disastrous end in an accident one Easter Sunday.  The next week, when we went to the Village Green, there were no more Cho-Chos and no one even remembered them.  Until now, my remaining brother and I have felt we were living in a "Twilight Zone," because we have never found ANYONE who had heard of Cho-Chos!  I can't wait to tell him we're not crazy after all.

What a wonderful thing it would be if someone would begin making them again.  As I recall, they came in a plain version and a "crunchy topped" version, with chocolate crunchies similar to crushed Grapenuts in texture.

Thanks for the memories.

Frankie
Marietta, GA

diana 04-01-2004 @ 6:15 PM                           Reply to this Discussion   Edit This Message   Delete This Message.
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Hi salbright,

Yes, it's true. So many of us remember those good old "Cho Cho" Bars, and they were definitely REAL.

It seems kids from coast to coast loved those great little malted chocolate ice cream bars on the wooden sticks. What a nice memory, isn't it. They were so good.

Glad you found my website, and dropped into Diana's Desserts Discussion Forum.

Take good care.

Sincerely, Diana
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