It is hard to see why this fizzy cola children’s toothpaste never caught on. It brings a fun aspect to bedtime that few people can match in later life.
Camberwick Green toothpaste came in six natural, healthy* flavours, from Captain Snort (pork scratchings) and Mrs Honeyman (tonic wine) to Windy Miller (tramp). It was part of a range of tempting tie-ins that included M*A*S*H potato and the Secret Seven Party Seven, aimed at adolescents.
What price now a jar of It Ain’t Half Hot Mum chicken madras baby food? The legendary toddler treat was withdrawn from sale in 1979, when it was recognised that a concert party of British soldiers in India might leave an unpleasant taste in the mouth.