PAINTED ROADSIDE ADVERTISEMENTS - Index of Brands

Food : other

Meat
Bourret
Bouillon KUB
Loste
Maggi
Mullol
Olida

Cheese
Chambourcy
La vache qui rit
Port-Salut
Fromage Teama
Fromage Vignottes
Cookies
Brossard
Gamesa
Geslot-Voreux
LU
Dulces Mallorquina
Bica Pazo
Biscuits Pernot
Raja
Victoria
Chocolate
Chocolat d'Aiguebelle
Cémoi
Chocolat Menier
Chocolat Moreuil
Chocolat Poulain
Suchard

Ice Cream
Dairy Day
Go Cool
Havmor
Holanda
Vadilal
Sweets and snacks
Canteperdrix nouga
Juicy Fruit
Ruffles chips
Sabritas chips
Snickers
Other
Pâtes Arrighi
Presto
Sedaap
Soubry
Basmati Rice
Maizena
Biscottes Darry
Heudebert
Biscottes ???
Pans Company

Pont à Mousson (France); VI.1999;
pict. A. Guët
Biscottes
???
... les plus fraîches

Is it only wishful thinking, or is it real? I think there is a Dubonnet man in the dark blot next to this ad.

near Autun (France); IX.2000;
pict. A. Guët
Heudebert - biscottes
where invented in 1903 by Charles Heudebert from Nanterre.

Learn more at Danone's website.

Brussels (Belgium); XI.1998;
pict. A. Guët
MAIZENA
Crèmes, Puddings, Sauces etc.
Exclusivement en paquets

The same type face is still used today.

Below Maizena on the same wall is a Bovril enamel plate mounted.

Tonnay (Charente, France);
III.2001; pict. M. Chartier
Biscottes Darry
Sénarpont (76, France);
pict. J. Darry
Roger Darry (a name with Irish roots) was born in 1912 in the northern part of France. He started his business in Pierrecourt in 1935 and stayed there until 1968.
Sénarpont (76, France);
pict. J. Darry
Then Pelletier took the company over and continued until 1983. At the time of writing (2003) the founder of the Darry brand lives retired in the south of France.

Archives J. Darry
Information and pictures kindly supplied by John Darry. Plans exist to create a dedicated website.
Archives J. Darry
Archives J. Darry

Touques (14, France),
27.XII.2011; pict. A. Guët
biscottes Darry - Rotie

Shares the wall with Simca.

Vielha (Spain);
VII.1999
Pans Company
Esta en boca de todos.

Pans plays with words. The company sells Mac-burger and submarine-like sandwiches, named bocadillo in Spanish. Boca means mouth. Therefore Pans is on everyone's lips, or in every­body's mouth.

Fainarantsoa (Madagascar),
18.X.2012; pict. H. De Meyer
Presto — Detail of the wall below.

Presto is a brand of HV Industries Ltd. The company was founded in the 1970s by a Hematlal Veljee in Anta­nanarivo and then traded in textile and haberdashery. Since then HV has diversified its business and now has with Presto a high (the highest?) selling brand of noodles in Madagascar.

(Madagascar),
22.X.2012; pict. H. De Meyer
Mie Sedaap Supreme

Mie Sedaap are instant noodles of the Wings Corporation of Indonesia. The company was born in 1948 in East Java when J. Satuari and H. Sutanto started making and selling a simple laundry soap. Today Wings distributes a wide range of personal and home care products and also food and beverages. So-Klin in our Soap section is also a Wings brand.

Fainarantsoa (Madagascar), 18.X.2012; pict. H. De Meyer
Saveurs ● Légumes ● Crevettes ● Poulet ● Curry
Presto ● Pâtes tena mamango! ● 3 mn dia vonona

or
Flavours ● Vegetables ● Shrimps ● Chicken ● Curry
Pastas with real taste? ● Ready in 3 minutes.
Moramanga (Madagascar), 23.X.2012; pict. H. De Meyer
Saveurs: ● Poulet ● Légumes ● Curry ● Crevettes
Presto ● 3 mn dia vonona

or
Flavours: Chicken ● Vegetables ● Curry ● Shrimps
Presto ● Ready in 3 minutes.

Giens (France); VII.2000; pict. M. Gavotto
Pâtes ARRIGHI

The lower yellow ribon states: Cuisine sans soucis

Brussels (Belgium); VII.1998; pict. A. Guët
macaroni SOUBRY vermicelli

SOUBRY is a brand of the Soubry mills in the western part of Belgium. Soubry is also the name of the owners of this succesful company.

Mechelen (Belgium); IV.1999; pict. A. Guët
A ghostlike Soubry on a wall dominated by Martini. Both brands are repeated on the lower part of the wall. The Rossi word hides the message coming with Soubry: Soubry smaakt ??? or Soubry tastes ???

Show me a very nice Martini-Rossi wall.

Fort Cochin - Kerala (India);
III.2000; pict. M. Vanhoutteghem
The concise history of Sant Bhog Basmati

Basmati rice originates from India and Pakistan where several hunderds of varieties exist. It differs from ordinary rice in its long grain and distinctive nutty aroma.
Basmati is expensive and mostly consumed on special occasions only. There has been some commotion when a US company was granted patent for a hybrid they named American basmati.

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