1960 magazine ad for V-8 Cocktail Vegetable Juices
The eight vegetables in V-8 are beets, celery, carrots, lettuce, parsley, watercress, spinach and tomato. And yes, I know tomatoes are botanically fruit.
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The ad copy:
outflavors any single juice!
V-8’s a long, tall drink of eight natural juices… natural flavor… luscious flavor! It’s a lively flavor that no single juice can match! Try V-8’s flavor on your taste buds. They’ll perk right up and be delighted. Vital statistics on V-8 Vegetable Juices: fewer calories than fruit juice… important vitamins and minerals… choice of four convenient sizes, from the little 6-ounce individual size to the large 46-ounce size that every V-8 lovin’ family needs.
V-8 is a trademark of Campbell Soup Company