Today it is realized that in the 90’s era we used to live a special life, not a common one. We would once again be able to return to those memories of our childhood, where neither we needed anything nor anyone was very important to us. Many such things remain in one corner of our childhood memories. Brands like ‘Bajaj Scooter’ to ‘Binaka Toothpaste’ were our first choice. Whom this round of internet cannot even dare to take away from us. 13 brands of ’90s that were famous from house to house-
1- Bianca toothpaste
‘Binaka Toothpaste’ was launched in 1950. In the 80s, a popular program called ‘Binaka Geetmala’ was broadcast on the radio. By 1970, it had become the number one brand in the country.
2- Gold Spot
‘Gold Spot’ used to be the most popular beverage brand in India in the 80s. Gold Spot’s ‘Orange Flavored’ gained a lot of popularity. There was a lot of demand for this soft drink not only in cities but also in rural areas of India.
On 7 February 1953, ‘Hindustan Machine Tools’ was established by the Central Government. HMT remained India’s No. 1 brand for watches for 5 decades due to its quality, simplicity and reliability. There was also a period when every Indian had a HMT watch on his hand, and today is the time when almost all HMT factories are closed.
4- Pan pollen
‘Pan Parag’ is an iconic pan masala brand before and even today. Pan Parag started selling pan masala in small pouches in the 1980s. Today it has become the country’s leading Pan Masala brand.
5- Charminar Cigarettes
‘Charminar cigarette’ was very popular in the 1970s. In the 70s and 80s, these brands brought a new revolution among the people through attractive packaging, classic tag-lines and advertisements.
6- Dabur Amla
‘Dabur’ is a pure Indian brand. It was established in 1884. It is the most trusted brand for Indians today. Dabur Amla hair oil was relaunched in 1940. Since then, this hair oil has remained number 1 in the Indian market.
The Indian brand ‘Nirma’ is very famous for washing powder. It was established in 1990. This Indian brand is still giving a tough competition to multi-national companies in the field of washing powder and detergent. It is the first washing powder brand in India.
Children of the 90’s know Poppins well. It is a brand owned by Parle, which was launched in 1950. For the past 70 years, it will still be available at neighborhood stores. Not the children of the 21st century, but the children of the 90’s buy it to taste it.
‘Dalda’, owned by ‘Hindustan Unilever Limited’, was established in 1930, which sells vegetable ghee. Dalda has been popular in South Asian countries for the last 90 years. In the year 2003, ‘Bunge Limited’ bought Dalda from ‘Hindustan Unilever Limited’.
The sewing machine manufacturer ‘Usha’ was established in the year 1934. For more than 80 years, it has remained a favorite brand of Indians even today. Usha company is famous in India for making sewing machines, iron boxes, cookers, fans.
Allwin was established in 1942 in Hyderabad. This company used to manufacture fries, scooters, wristwatches etc. Alvin, known for its low prices and good quality, was well-known among Indian consumers, but ‘Olvin’ went out of the market in the early 21st century.
The famous shoe manufacturer ‘Bata’ was established on 24 August 1894 in Czechia. Bata entered India in 1931. A few years later, it became a strong and durable brand among Indian customers. The biggest feature of Bata is to give good quality shoes at low prices.
13- Cadbury Jams
‘Cadbury’ began in 1824 in Birmingham (UK). In addition to chocolate, after 1960, Cadbury started making sugar-coated colored chocolate for children. This colorful chocolate, which comes in small pouches, is popularly known as ‘Cadbury Jams’ among children today.