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H. Fox & Co., Inc.


Name: Kelly Fox
Date: Wednesday 16th of October 2002 08:02:29 AM
E-mail:
kfox@foxs-syrups.com
Comments:
Thank you for sharing your memories with us. It has been an honor to be such a large part of Brooklyns history for the last 100+ years.

David Fox



Name: Chaim Bender
Date: Friday 27th of December 2002 08:13:18 PM
E-mail:
rabbichaim@hotmail.com
Comments:
I seem to recall that there was a Fox's warehouse (or factory) in The Bronx; am I correct or not?

If correct, were the delivery trucks ever parked at a garage on Intervale Avenue called Bender's Garage at1223-29 Intervale Ave?

The garage was in my family until urban renewal changed the face of The Bronx.

Thank you for your help and for your fine products (yes, I still use U-Bet, of course).



Name: Joy
Date: Tuesday 01st of April 2003 12:52:47 PM
E-mail:
willinge@rci.rutgers.edu
Comments:
I was so glad to find this site. Can't wait till its complete. I have great memories of egg creams and chocolate sodas, but my absolute favorite was lemon-lime!!





Name: Nicholas Wieland
Date: Monday 05th of May 2003 11:55:18 AM
E-mail:
nnw@edfi.net
Comments:
Ubet ya! The best syrup in the USA!





Name: Joe Pasquariello
Date: Tuesday 06th of May 2003 01:49:23 PM
E-mail:
jpasquariello@cox.net
Comments:
I recall my days (1950) as a soda jerk using Ubet to make egg creams and chocolate sodas. Ubet has a unique taste that enhances the flavor of ice cream. I just picked up a case of Ubet in the new squeeze bottle. Great Stuff!!








Name: Mark
Date: Tuesday 01st of July 2003 09:37:56 PM
E-mail:
marklf@si.rr.com
Comments:
Was surprised to see plastic containers, but glad no change in formula occurred to accomodate it. I have been enjoying U-Bet egg creams since the 50's living in Brooklyn. It has always been a staple in my house!





Name: kimberley
Date: Friday 18th of July 2003 04:01:50 PM
E-mail:
crazy_kim99@hotmail.com
Comments:
wow what a blast from the past...the best chocolate syrup in the world is here! i just miss it so much-recall going to the local luncheonette for a chocolate egg cream (!) made with fox's u-bet...mmmmmmmm mmmmm mmmmmm

what a treat! how about marketing through a major retailer like target or walmart? just a suggestion---i left new york over 25 years ago now...and miss that old luncheonette too! keep up the good work--






Name: Brian Ronald Cunningham
Date: Tuesday 22nd of July 2003 01:04:17 AM
E-mail:
bcunningham10@comcast.net
Comments:
I was SO glad to come upon this website. I am 47 years old and noe live in Massachusetts, but have great memories of the truck from FOX'S delivering the bottles of chocolate syrup with crates of seltzer! I have educated the people of western New England about the joys of egg creams usimng FOX'S UBET!!!

Brian Cunningham
Deerfield,
Massachusetts






Name: Al Miller
Date: Tuesday 22nd of July 2003 01:53:31 PM
E-mail:
morgaar@optonline.net
Comments:
I grew up in East New York Brooklyn in the 50's and 60's. Fox's U-Bet in Egg Creams and Chocolate Soda's, not to mention on Sundae's are some of my best memories. It's nice to know some things worth remembering do not change...





Name: Richard King
Date: Friday 01st of August 2003 09:58:49 PM
E-mail:
peniniah@ij.net
Comments:
Dear friend;
I have 6 bottles of u-bet syurp,That is in a clown bottle. That you mix with water. The bottle after empty is used as a bank. I have 6 bottles and the syurp is still in them. Would like to know if you have anything on these . Made by the Fox Co. Thanks you for any information . Richard King






Name: Cookie Kaufman
Date: Tuesday 05th of August 2003 10:10:14 PM
E-mail:
snaarl@bellsouth.net
Comments:
We were surprised to see Vanilla Syrup in plastic bottles; but it tastes just as good as ever. PLEASE don't ever stop making it!!





Name: Neil Burg
Date: Monday 01st of September 2003 04:14:34 PM
E-mail:
neil@imaginingthebeatles.com
Comments:
I have enjoyed Fox's U Bet since the fifties and sixties. I would like to purchase a glass bottle( not new squeeze bottle) of the chocolate and a glass bottle of vanilla. Can I still purchase these this way? The best flavors in the WORLD!





Name: Dorothy B. (Vitiello)
Date: Wednesday 03rd of September 2003 01:16:17 AM
E-mail:
www.BrooklynBay1959@aol.com
Comments:
I am so glad to find your products on line. I live in Fl. now and I would just love to make some Egg Creams for the family. I used to live in Bayridge,looking forward to bringing back a blast from the past Thanks For The Memories D.B.





Name: Francis R Scavone
Date: Monday 15th of September 2003 03:48:03 AM
E-mail:
frscavone@yahoo.com
Comments:
Being raised in Brooklyn N.Y.C. a day or week wouldnt go by without haveing an eggcream made with u-bets. I am 54 years old and thats alot of egg creams and they are as good today as then THANKS for being there. FRANK SCAVONE.





Name: Haskell Brooks
Date: Wednesday 24th of September 2003 04:59:06 PM
E-mail:
ojamoj@tiac.net
Comments:
I purchased your product because of the curiosity I had over the recipe on the back. I made an egg cream upon returning home, and I assure you you have a customer for life. Hooray for the New York Egg Cream made with Fox's u-bet syrup!
Gratefully Yours,
Haskell Brooks
Methuen MA






Name: big bill and carmela
Date: Thursday 25th of September 2003 07:37:09 PM
E-mail:
billsr919@si.rr.com
Comments:
a chocolate egg cream and 2 pretzels rods enough saide





Name: big bill and carmela
Date: Thursday 25th of September 2003 07:39:48 PM
E-mail:
billsr919@si.rr.com
Comments:
try an egg cream with the flavored seltzers[ cherry yummm yummm or raspberry goood]





Name: Mike Rabin
Date: Tuesday 14th of October 2003 10:59:14 PM
E-mail:
mikerabin2000@yahoo.com
Comments:
Where can I buy U-Bet's Vanilla Syrup for my Vanilla Egg Creams? I always look in supermarkets but there is never any? Please help, I haven't had an egg cream in such a long time...





Name: Arline Newman
Date: Friday 17th of October 2003 02:24:31 PM
E-mail:
arline_newman@tnb.com
Comments:
I was born in Manhattan in the late forties(Baby boomer)and I grew up in Flushing, Queens.

My mother never bought soda from the soda man but instead purchased selzter.

So..I grew up drinking egg creams all the time made only ofcourse with Foxes U-Bet. We often wondered who that picture of that little girl was on the label because she looked exactly like my sister looked when she was that age (Hair style and all).

Anyway, as fate with have it, I have been living out of NY for almost a quarter of a century. For years I have been substituting another chocolate syrup for my egg-creams, chocolate milk and ice cream garnishes and have never really been satisfied with the flavor. This morning I got the notion to check out the website and here I am.

What a wonderful family you must have to be able to continue the business on for four generations. Usually, the new generations are not interested in the business but only intersted in spending the money and reaping the benefits.

I truly am thrilled that your business is thriving and wish you all nothing but continued success for generations to come.







Name: M. Wolfe
Date: Wednesday 29th of October 2003 08:54:50 AM
E-mail:
Wolfeny@webtv.net
Comments:
Has anyone got an egg cream
story WRITTEN IN YIDDISH?
I'd like to include it in a
book that I'm writing.
Thanks.






Name: Arlene(Bloom)Sands
Date: Wednesday 12th of November 2003 05:33:24 AM
E-mail:

Comments:
To the Fox family: My father, Moishe Bloom, manufactured Good Health Seltzer on Bushwick and Seigel Avenues in Brooklyn. He was in partnership with Cornell soda and Fox's U-bet Syrups. Do you remember his name?





Name: Gerrie Shaffren
Date: Friday 14th of November 2003 06:53:37 PM
E-mail:
Dabarr@aol.com
Comments:
I am a member of your family
my motherin law was Ethel
Fox






Name: Rose Ann Fisher
Date: Thursday 27th of November 2003 01:26:33 PM
E-mail:
quietirishrose@msn.com
Comments:
All I have now are memories. I am unable to obtain even one bottle in my area. The shelves are empty.





Name: andy monteleone
Date: Thursday 04th of December 2003 09:50:33 PM
E-mail:
monte35@iGlide.net
Comments:
hi there,i grew up on belmont ave & montauk ave in east new york. i had my first egg cream when i was 7 years old,i've been having f/u/b/for 63 years and never lost my taste for it,since i moved to graham n.c.i can't find f/u/b/down here,this is the thing i miss most.
andy






Name: Tim Anson
Date: Friday 05th of December 2003 06:48:54 AM
E-mail:
canson@surfglobal.net
Comments:
My mother is from Queens and introduced our family to egg creams and Ubet syrup. It is the best in the world!! Although Ubet can be hard to find in Vermont, she will buy up all a store has when she find Ubet.Is there any Ubet memorbilia out there?






Name: John O'Connell
Date: Friday 05th of December 2003 08:16:01 PM
E-mail:
Johnspapers@AOL.Com
Comments:
have enjoyed Fox's U Bet since the fifties and sixties. I would like to purchase a glass bottle( not new squeeze bottle) of the chocolate and a glass bottle of vanilla. Can I still purchase these this way?








Name: Seth D. Bykofsky
Date: Sunday 14th of December 2003 03:46:11 PM
E-mail:
BYKTYKE@aol.com
Comments:
Having exhausted my last glass bottle of Fox's U-Bet, enjoyed since I was a mere tot growing up in Bayside, Queens, I cleaned out the pump cap and ventured out to find more.

There was the plastic bottle - right next to the familiar, though less satisfying, Hershey's and Nestle's - but not a glass bottle in sight!

Store after store, plastic container after plastic container, my quest for the genuine article finally led me to this website.

To my dismay (and, no doubt, to the disappointment of many others), I learned that, without fanfare, the tradional glass bottle - long the hallmark of Fox's U-Bet (together with the pump)- had gone the way of the milk delivery truck and the penny candy.

And while the new plastic bottle may contain that choclatey delight under the U-Bet label, it just won't taste the same unless you can pump it through the U-Bet pump cap, and scoop those last precious syrupy drops from the bottom of the bottle with a long fountain spoon.

Alas, our children will never know the wonders of the U-Bet pump and bottle. Our plastic world has claimed yet one more victim. U-Bet Chocolate Syrup lovers of the world lament!

Here's to the return of the famous glass jar. [And if anyone knows where I can find a stockpile of Fox's U-Bet Chocolate Syrup in the glass bottle, please let me hear from you!]

Sincerely,
Seth D. Bykofsky
West Hempstead, New York






Name: John Polidoro
Date: Wednesday 17th of December 2003 07:49:38 AM
E-mail:
John.Polidoro@ocfl.net
Comments:
I cannot believe that Fox's has a web site!! I am an avid egg cream fanatic and the only way you make a REAL eggcream is using the the very best, FOX"S U BET. I'm from Astoria Queens and remember those hot summer days drinking a eggcream at Al and Betty's Raven Luncheonette.
Thank You Fox's!!!






Name: susan
Date: Wednesday 24th of December 2003 05:18:24 AM
E-mail:
susanengstrom@yahoo.com
Comments:
While working as a costumer in Hollywood, I had a chance meeting with Rob Reiner while he was waiting for his then-wife Penny Marshall. The talk turned to egg creams. Being a California girl, I'd never tasted one. Mr Reiner enlightened me that the very best egg creams could only be made with Fox's U-bet. In years since, I had the opportunity to go to NY (specifically Brooklyn), and have tasted the most wonderful concoction ever made...the egg cream (made your wonderful syrup). Mr. Reiner was right!





Name: Billy Croce
Date: Thursday 25th of December 2003 03:34:18 PM
E-mail:
Bcroce58@aol.com
Comments:
I remember eggcreams with u-bet syrup at Nino's Candy Store Ave N and East 58st. I lived on Ave O.





Name: Ira
Date: Wednesday 31st of December 2003 02:27:58 PM
E-mail:
ikalter@schwarzusa.com
Comments:
I must agree with Andy, Neil and Seth! The new plastic squeeze bottles change the taste significantly of chocolate u-bet. Please bring back the glass bottles!! I have been a loyal u-bet user with 3 generations of experience and everyone agrees the plastic is lousy in comparison!





Name: David Gartner
Date: Wednesday 14th of January 2004 12:35:15 AM
E-mail:
davpb@aol.com
Comments:
Hi David,
I cannot understand why when you have a great product like U-Bet it should be so hard to find? The poeple that know about U-Bet know that there is a difference with the the bottle and the plastic. Pepsi and coke when in the bottle always tasted better than in the can. Can you tell us how we can use or able to get the pump to make the eggcreams? I am now in Florida and I know that most of the northeast is down here, E-mail me so I can help you and U-Bet to get down here. No reason why we can't find it more easily. Great syrup (Costco, Sam's BJ?).......David






Name: Linda Kolsen
Date: Wednesday 14th of January 2004 09:48:31 AM
E-mail:

Comments:
My husband is the expert in our house on chocolate U-Bet. He insists that the taste is different in the squeeze bottle and because it's labeled "fat free". I cannot find the jars anywhere thought we've looked high and low. Have you changed the formula for the syrup? If so, you need to go back to the old formula. Even though we moved from NY 12 years ago, we loved our egg creams using chocolate U-Bet, but now my husband hasn't made any because he said it's not the same syrup. What's up with that??





Name: JayGee
Date: Wednesday 14th of January 2004 01:38:16 PM
E-mail:
shotzeebaby@msn.com
Comments:
we had syrup & seltzer delivered in the late 40"s,always Fox"s Ubet.we loved the choc. & my dad liked lemon/lime.I think the "egg cream"was invented in East Flatbush,anyway,love you all.





Name: Karen
Date: Wednesday 14th of January 2004 08:06:08 PM
E-mail:
kargol47@yahoo.com
Comments:
My grandfather had a drug store with a soda fountain in Coney Island. Fox's U-Bet was the ONLY syrup he'd use. Even the Fox's vanilla syrup went into the egg creams and ice cream sodas.





Name: Bonnie
Date: Monday 19th of January 2004 08:45:10 PM
E-mail:
Bonnie9557@aol.com
Comments:
Hi david,
Can I ask who you are?? I believe we are related. My dad is the cousin of the little girl who's picture is on the glass UBet jar. Sydney Greenberg was my dads father. my dad was Bertram. He is now deceased. My name is Bonnie. I grew up in NY but not living in Georgia. I would just love to hear from you and see who you are going down the line in the family. I am getting all my info from my mom Joan who is still living. Wish I could get the syrup down south! Please contact me at Bonnie9557@aol.com. Thanks! Bonnie






Name: tom
Date: Tuesday 20th of January 2004 10:37:37 PM
E-mail:
thomastodt@hotmail.com
Comments:
what is it about the flavor??

it reminds of being in Queens in the early 70's
hanging out at Bernieland on
Metropoltan Ave. in Kew Gardens!!! Sweet memories!






Name: Jan Friedman
Date: Sunday 25th of January 2004 03:15:26 AM
E-mail:
Janwingsiii@yahoo.com
Comments:
OH BOY gotta love U-BET chocolate syrup, I remember the warehouse somewhere in East New York, where I used to buy it by the gallon jugs. I have sinced moved from Brooklyn, to Las Vegas, and I can't get U-BET syrup here. Is there anywhere in the Las Vegas that you sell it to so I can have the taste of home?





Name: Doug
Date: Sunday 25th of January 2004 07:26:11 PM
E-mail:
dstark@abctelephones.com
Comments:
I moved to South Florida 30 years ago.For some reason I have been getting home sick for Brooklyn lately. I don't have a clue why I have never gone back. Not even for a visit. I have been making chocolate egg creams lately, but I really would like to find vanilla syrup. My favorite was an egg cream and a jelly royal at Izzies candy store on Metropolitan Avenue.

Let me know,
Doug






Name: Noel Glucksman
Date: Tuesday 03rd of February 2004 02:31:16 PM
E-mail:
ifitzgot@cox-internet.com
Comments:
I grew up in the FIVE TOWNS - Nassau County.

Moved to the South (don't have to shovel rain) 35 years ago.

Glad I found the FOX site and Polsteins.com. Now I can get Fox Malt Syrup and Fox's U-BET.

Keep making FOX'S U-BET CHOCOLATE - sure brings back memories.

Anybody from the 5 towns?






Name: ---
Date: Saturday 21st of February 2004 10:26:17 PM
E-mail:
---
Comments:
re: Linda Kolsen
fox didn't change their syrup. I think your husband lost his taste buds.






Name: Rob Egan
Date: Monday 23rd of February 2004 09:06:54 PM
E-mail:
egan321@earthlink.net
Comments:
My Grandparents owned a candystore/luncheonette called the Sugar Bowl on 46th St and 30th Avenue in Astoria Queens during the 50's and 60's. It was there that I learned the fine art of making ice cream sundaes, egg creams, lime-rickeys and cherry cokes using Fox's U-bet syrups. I remember carrying the gallon jugs from the storeroom and filling up the dispensing pumps. No other syrup compares to Fox's.

Hershey's, Nestles's Baaaahhhh, Garbage. Unfortunately, it seems Fox's is losing the battle of shelf space at the supermarkets in my area. I've had to resort to purchasing online from Polstein's.






Name: Dave Stork
Date: Tuesday 24th of February 2004 12:16:57 PM
E-mail:

Comments:
I liked the old glass jar better, too. I still have my "pump lid."

Here's a tip for folks who can't find U-Bet in their local supermarkets: check the kosher section. Sometimes they stick it in there, instead of with the other chocolate syrups.






Name: Joe Rochford
Date: Saturday 13th of March 2004 08:59:55 PM
E-mail:
joeandfran@bellsouth.net
Comments:
I remember growing up with my brothers and sister, and we never had egg cream or even heard of it. One day our dad comes home with a box and he open it and takes out this machine. Our dad told us it's a egg cream maker and he told us that he use to go to the palor for egg cream. So that night we all had our first taste and it was wonderful. Everynight we would make egg cream after dinner, but the wonderful thing about it is the different flavors. I never knew what happen to machine. I'm 40 years old and that was over 27 years ago. Is there any machine out there?





Name: Bob Lazzaro
Date: Sunday 14th of March 2004 01:25:57 AM
E-mail:
rlazz96344@aol.com
Comments:
Growing up in Bensonhurst and after a very hard day of playing stickball,,, there was nothing better than to down a couple of U-Bet egg creams. The first was for thirst, the second was for flavor. Great memories!!!





Name: Larry Feld
Date: Wednesday 24th of March 2004 11:19:48 PM
E-mail:
neatnut@aol.com
Comments:
Both my grandmothers always had a jar handy when I was coming over(1960's-70's). When they beat the glass with a spoon you could hear it a mile away. There was always a lump of chocolate at the bottom of the glass! WOW what a jolt !





Name: Howard S
Date: Sunday 11th of April 2004 02:01:03 PM
E-mail:
hs106@cox.net
Comments:
I recently moved and the movers lost the box with my glass fox syrup bottles and pumps. I can get the plaastic bottles at the grocery store now, but can't find the glass ones (or vanilla syrup). Does Fox still sell the pumps?

Thanks






Name: harvey
Date: Saturday 17th of April 2004 02:03:04 PM
E-mail:
jassem@hartford.edu
Comments:
I too love the stuff and beg you to BRING BACK THE BOTTLE.

As this site suggests, memories are important to this product. The bottle's important.

Also, I notice that the ingredients for U-Bet are DIFFERENT now than they were with the last bottle I had.
The bottled U-bet used "sugar." The plastic version uses "sugar and/or corn syrup" and has "xanthan gum" rather than "vegetable stabilizer." Maybe they're the same thing, I don't know.
But, PLEASE BRING BACK THE BOTTLE!

And thanks for the great product. I got hooked as a kid on 20th street and 1st ave in Manhattan. Molly's candy store, with Breyers ice cream. Yum.
Since then, as I've left NYC, I've turned countless people on to U-Bet. Great product.
Make the return to glass bottles. Thanks






Name: Jill
Date: Monday 03rd of May 2004 03:21:20 PM
E-mail:
jmeibach@jhcohn.com
Comments:
Growing up in Brooklyn during the l950's, my father would make an eggcream every night to have with dinner. I was allowed to have a few sips and I actually remember the first egg cream I had all to myself. I'm 53 years old and I still love eggcreams.
Fox's U-Bet is the best.

I lived on Coleman Street, between Quentin Road and Avenue R.






Name: Ken Block
Date: Thursday 06th of May 2004 04:06:03 PM
E-mail:
partydance@msn.com
Comments:
I grew up in Brooklyn (Sheepsead Bay) in the 60's to early 70's...ahhh Lundees. I now live in South Florida.
You can take the boy out of Brooklyn but you can't take Brooklyn out of the boy. Chocolate milk and egg creams only with Ubet. It's a New York obligation. Any other syrup and "Shame On You"...Hey how bout dem Mets and Rheingold Beer with Lindsey Nelson. Do you read me?






Name: Barry Block
Date: Friday 07th of May 2004 10:08:58 PM
E-mail:
bnletb@att.net
Comments:
I too was born in Brooklyn and recall Fox’s U-Bet in the refrigerator at all times. When Mom asked if I would like a glass of milk, it was understood that it would be chocolate milk made with Fox’s U-Bet. It was all that I would drink. I almost made a switch at age 6 to fruit punch. While I must admit I loved those
“ How about a nice Hawaiian Punch” commercials, fruit juice was never my think. I stuck with the tried and true bet, U-Bet.
Now some forty plus years later I’m still a fan. Yes, despite Fox's slight recipe changes ( maybe due to economic reasons, who of us really know. ) I am still a fan.






Name: JOHN (PEEWEE)ROMAGNANO,USN,RETIRED
Date: Saturday 08th of May 2004 09:14:02 AM
E-mail:
JROMAG@AOL.COM
Comments:
DRANK EGG CREAMS SINCE I WAS A KID..WAS ABLE TO GET U BET AT PUBLIX HERE IN CHASN SC, NOW THEY DON'T HAVE IT ....I AM GOING CRAZY...BUT I WILL FIND IT AGAIN....GOD BLESS AMERICA AND FOX'S U-BET...





Name: Maria Graziano
Date: Sunday 23rd of May 2004 10:04:48 AM
E-mail:
mgraz49@aol.com
Comments:
At the age of 53 I tend to reminisce about my childhood in Brooklyn. I grew up on sunnyside ave and my older brother would take me down the hill to sniedermans drug store, sit me by the soda fountain and order me an egg cream while he flirted with the girls. I moved to long island at 10, and still continued to get fox's syrup. To tell the truth I haven't looked here in Texas where I live now, maybe its time I introduce the egg cream to my grandkids. By the way I got a kick reading my fellow Yankee's emails.





Name: Lizzie Lopez-Wiener
Date: Tuesday 25th of May 2004 10:22:03 PM
E-mail:
lizzietheloon@yahoo.com
Comments:
I have to agree with Andy and some others the vanilla syrup has nost something , but it is still the best around. I was born in Brooklyn but grew up on the lower east side of Manhattan. My mother never brought soda but we always had syrup and a case of selter. At Phil's candy store on Henry Street was our hang out and we got the best egg creams. I was raised on them and so were my children. Now my grandchildren are drinking them. I now live upstate New York but still get seltzer deliverys. But now my supplier can not get any syrup. I just returned from the store with tiny bottles. I wish I could get the larger ones. If anyone knows where they can be obtained please e-mail me. To the Fox Family never stop production. A very grateful patron. Lizzie





Name: Carol T
Date: Wednesday 02nd of June 2004 06:56:37 PM
E-mail:
NA
Comments:
You think you got problems?!! I'm from Hackensack, N.J., now living in the BOONDOCKS of Western N.C. ( In the Smokey Mountains ) It's very beautiful here, but NO Fox's U Bet. I'm in withdrawel, but now that I can order it, ....hurray!!





Name: Brent S.
Date: Friday 04th of June 2004 12:18:04 AM
E-mail:
NYVIDMAN@aol.com
Comments:
I've had and loved chocolate egg creams with U-bet for forty years . Back then we went to Louie's candy store on Albemarle road and Macdonald Ave. Had a few Joyva jelly rings as well. Then in 1974 I bought a King george Ice cream shop in Albany ny and made egg creams with u-bet . No one knew what it was but I taught many of em to love them as I do. Good luck and keep up the good work.





Name: Al Whitaker
Date: Thursday 17th of June 2004 07:30:28 PM
E-mail:
ALWHIT@aol.com
Comments:
Although it wasn't in Brooklyn, I made Egg Creams in Wood-Ridge, NJ using Fox's U'Bet. This was in the 1950's at a place called Fein's, on 4th St. and Union. Thanks for the memories and renewing and old friendship with Fox's U-Bet.





Name: Jessica
Date: Friday 18th of June 2004 12:30:19 PM
E-mail:
jessicag@citlink.net
Comments:
Both of my parents grew up in the bronx & were avid egg cream drinkers. I think that I had my first egg cream as soon as I could drink through a straw. My whole family still drinks them all of the time. On Long Island it has been harder & harder to find u-bet chocolate, now I live up in Sullivan County, NY & it is next to impossible to find it. I have been scheduling my trips to long island to visit the family around my needs to restock my u-bet chocolate.





Name: Brian Ronald Cunningham
Date: Thursday 01st of July 2004 01:29:12 AM
E-mail:
bcunningham10@comcast.net
Comments:
I am happy to announce that Fox's U-BET is available in "Big Y" supermarkets in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts! Now one of the tastes of New York is now on the shelves in New England! Thanks Fox's! This transplanted Brooklynite from the 1950's is at home again!





Name: Kieve Berkwits
Date: Tuesday 13th of July 2004 07:45:02 PM
E-mail:
kieveb@snet.net
Comments:
I was born in Brooklyn in 1951 and lived there for 34 years. I grew up drinking egg creams (I considered myself an expert). I remember the seltzer and U-Bet deliveries to the house. I went to medical school and lived in Mexico for a few years, and brought a case of U-Bet with me. I've been living in Connecticut for 19 years, and was delighted to see U-Bet available in my local supermarket. Thank you for continuing to bring us a great product. There is no substitute!





Name: Debbie Austrian
Date: Wednesday 04th of August 2004 03:52:54 PM
E-mail:
debaustrian@yahoo.com
Comments:
I spent the first 5 years of my life drinking egg creams at the Sugar Bowl on Utica Ave in Brooklyn. Fortunately, our move to Forest Hills kept us in U Bet territory, & able to continue enjoying. Now your generations have passed to my generations. My boys love U Bet. Keep the generations coming!!





Name: Henry
Date: Sunday 15th of August 2004 03:18:05 PM
E-mail:
cyclops@aol.com
Comments:
I grew up drinking chocolate egg creams. That was always my favorite drink. Unfortunately the only store in my neighborhood closed so I lost having it. I tried making it at home and used every chocolate syrup available to me but never made one that tasted like the one I use to drink. I told this to the wonderful woman I married and she understood my problem. She asked me the name of the syrups I used and noticed I was missing one. She said she would buy it and make me one. I told her not to bother because I'd already tried them all and it was no use. Luckily she knew the secret of a real egg cream that I didn't. The only way to make one is with U-Bet Fox's chocolate syrup! She made it for me and all my childhood memories came rushing back! Now it's the only syrup I use now! THANK YOU!





Name: rees
Date: Monday 20th of September 2004 07:41:18 PM
E-mail:
reesshortyt@aol.com
Comments:
yummy ilove ubet the only real egg cream syrup to use





Name: doug
Date: Thursday 23rd of September 2004 07:12:07 PM
E-mail:

Comments:






Name: MUGUYARO
Date: Tuesday 26th of October 2004 06:28:48 AM
E-mail:
muguyaro@yahoo.com
Comments:
i really appreciate this site
keep on moving
mugu






Name: Joyce Green
Date: Sunday 07th of November 2004 07:10:25 PM
E-mail:
lanewooddoc@yahoo.com
Comments:
My husband is a #1 fan of Foxes U-Bet. We grew up in NY and enjoyed egg creams at Rockaway Beach. Now we are in MA and can't locate any except at Passover when the stores have it with the Passover foods.





Name: Richard Siegel
Date: Monday 08th of November 2004 01:11:37 AM
E-mail:
rhs528@msn.com
Comments:
PLEASE HELP ME -I'm looking to purchase a Fox's U-Bet glass bottle dispenser - the kind that had a white plastic pump on the top!
It was used to dispense chocolate and other syrups. These bottles were all over the place just a couple of years back!!! Yes, I've looked on e-Bay - no luck! Please, does ANYONE out there know where I can get a Fox's U-Bet glass bottle dispenser? I'd be very grateful... Thanks so much -Richard






Name: Lee Tyler
Date: Friday 19th of November 2004 12:27:23 AM
E-mail:
RRSOUNDER@AOL.COM
Comments:
Dispenser like this?

http://www.foodlocker.com/fouwofaeggcr.html






Name: Don Wagner
Date: Saturday 27th of November 2004 02:26:15 PM
E-mail:
overit@nyc.rr.com
Comments:
How cool is it to see so many other U-Bet fans!! And egg creams. I read a post from someone who said he's 54. I'm the same age and have probably have had as many egg creams over the years. A friend once said an egg cream can just as easily with Bosco!! Bosco? Obviously we are no longer friends.





Name: s salerno
Date: Wednesday 01st of December 2004 10:59:14 PM
E-mail:
ssalerno@si.rr.com
Comments:
Plastic containers? Fu-eee!





Name: ANTHONY M. CAROLLO
Date: Thursday 23rd of December 2004 07:27:47 PM
E-mail:
CAR10306@EARTHLINK.NET
Comments:
I COULD RECALL DRINKING EGG CREAMS AS A CHILD ,AND STILL DRINK THEM.I BEEN LOOKING ALL OVER,AND I CAN'T FIND U BET.BUT I WILL NOT GIVE UP.THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES.





Name: Chad Nicely
Date: Monday 03rd of January 2005 10:09:53 PM
E-mail:
info@giftsinharmony.com
Comments:
Everyone in this forum has such precious memories, and express such great desires for the New York Egg Cream. I have only had the opporutnity to have the real thing once in my life and it was in Queens, NY. However it was Superb!

I now live in Wyoming and own a little restaurant with a 1945 soda fountain. If anyone out there has ideas as far as the different sodas we could serve in our restaurant I would be entirely thankful. Thank you for sharing your stories with this generation. Please email me.






Name: melisssa
Date: Tuesday 04th of January 2005 01:46:24 AM
E-mail:
mdpmtb@umkc.edu
Comments:
I have been a soda jerk for almost a year. It's the greatest job ever and my favorite drink to make is an egg cream...I love it. The best is when you get a great white foam head on top of the chocolate egg cream. Delicious!





Name: Steven Zaslofsky
Date: Friday 07th of January 2005 08:27:05 PM
E-mail:
tucson2@comcast.net
Comments:
I seem to remember the glass jar of U- Bet looking the same when I was a child (ages ago!) as it does now. Have the containers changed? Most important- who is the little girl on the label and how long has her picture been a symbol of U-Bet??





Name: Abram Richman
Date: Wednesday 12th of January 2005 06:05:01 PM
E-mail:
arichman@pacbell.net
Comments:
My dad (Sam) and my uncle (Heshey) Richman used to work at the soda shop owned by their uncle H. Fox. Their cousin was Sydney Fox. The shop was on Times Square, and my uncle Hesh told some great stories about the place.

Do you have any pictures of the place?

Cheers -- Abram Richman






Name: Barry Joseph
Date: Tuesday 18th of January 2005 10:15:48 AM
E-mail:
forward@barryjoseph.com
Comments:
I recently wrote an article about Seltzer for the Forward. I am sure you will all enjoy it.

http://forward.com/main/article.php?ref=joseph200412301235

If you have your own seltzer stories to share, please send them my way!!

Barry






Name: Richard Wolff
Date: Thursday 03rd of February 2005 02:38:10 PM
E-mail:
bagpi@ aol.com
Comments:
Hi Fox Family,

I have always made chocolate egg creams using your product. No other syrup could ever work better.

Is it possible to tour your plant?

Thanks






Name: archie megel
Date: Tuesday 08th of March 2005 09:27:56 PM
E-mail:
primecoaycollision@comcas.net
Comments:
i never new about u-bet syrup! i just found out about it accedently ! i cant wait to oder some
i love making egg creams
now that i know exactly what syrup is used im sure my egg creams will be just like the ones in brookyn ...






Name: Gary
Date: Friday 11th of March 2005 02:00:04 PM
E-mail:

Comments:






Name: Gary G
Date: Friday 11th of March 2005 02:07:32 PM
E-mail:
Lee28d@comcast.net
Comments:
I remember growing up in the Bronx during the 50\'s and 60\'s and having the seltzer man delivering the seltzer and uBet and then making the best Egg Creams around. Living in Dallas,TX in 2000 most folks never heard of uBet or egg creams. I happen to be searching on the internet for uBet and found this site, I am happy to know it is still being produced and I will be buying it again.





Name: robert figueroa
Date: Friday 11th of March 2005 02:46:55 PM
E-mail:
rfigu@hotmail.com
Comments:
born and raised in new york i can remember those soda fountain drinks. now I live in puerto rico and after 25years I got the feeling for an eggcream and found this site. would like to know where can I buy u-bet syruo vanilla and chocolate
?






Name: nick rozakis
Date: Wednesday 30th of March 2005 12:05:44 AM
E-mail:
rozakisnick@yaahoo.com
Comments:
I was born in the Park slope section of brooklyn in 1960.
Whenever I had an upset stomach my father would take me down to a the newspaper stand and luncheonette off the corner of Church and Mcdonald ave. to enjoy a cold
egg cream made with the famous fox\'s u bet syrup. I always felt better asap. I faked a couple of belly aches as well. I am now 45 years old and live in Rockville Centre, Long Island, I bought my own seltzer making machine to enjoy brooklyn egg creams with my children, I am fortunate that the local King Kullen supermarket carries a full line of U-bet syrups. I really like the Black Cherry but do miss the signature glass bottles. Keep up the great work David & Co.






Name: Haskell Brooks
Date: Thursday 31st of March 2005 09:03:33 AM
E-mail:
ojamoj@tiac.net
Comments:
I posted a couple of years ago but I would like to add that the most important 14 year old boy in my life recently had his first egg cream, and now it is his favorite drink! Hooray again for the New York Egg Cream made with Fox\'s u-bet syrup,a salve for troubled times!





Name: Mila Lyons
Date: Monday 04th of April 2005 11:46:09 AM
E-mail:
mlyonskeeper@aol.com
Comments:
I lived in Astoria, N.Y. and I remember the candy store on 27th Street and 24th Ave., that is where I had my first egg cream with U-bet and have not wanted anything else. When I moved to San Diego, I look for it and found it at Von\'s and when I moved to Florida I found it at Publics hope to find it in Arizona when I move there.
Thanks for the memories.






Name: martin Erlichman
Date: Monday 04th of April 2005 05:51:53 PM
E-mail:
erlichman@verizon.net
Comments:
I am only interested in vanilla syrup. What are the closest stores to the Marine Park area that sell vanilla syrup.
Thank You






Name: lois parker
Date: Thursday 07th of April 2005 01:52:27 PM
E-mail:
lalane7@aol.com
Comments:
I moved to southern Cali in \'71 and still have the Chcolate Flavor Syrup in my fridge (of course, it\'s been replaced over the years by family members who send it to me). My Dad used to work for a soda/seltzer/syrup distributor in the Bronx and we always had an assortment of flavors at home. However, I NEVER cared for plain milk and would ONLY drink my milk with chocolate or strawberry syrup (chocolate is still my fav). Flying to NY next week (April 13) and hope to buy some again!





Name: Gil Johns
Date: Thursday 21st of April 2005 08:43:41 AM
E-mail:
coolblueus@yahoo.com
Comments:
I agree with what seems to be the consensus that the taste is not the same for the plastic containers versus the bottle.

I strongly disagree though with the original recipe sequencing.

The amount of chocolate is to a person\'s taste but the milk is added first, then the seltzer is pressure flowed into the cup to start the formation of the off white \"creamy\" head. After a decent size head is formed, the spoon is used to deflect the seltzer to not disturb the head and continue filling the glass. The Fox\'s U-Bet is then pumped into the glass and drops to the bottom. The final step is stirring the chocolate so you have a chocolate bottom underneath a creamy white head with a solitary chocolate dot.

I recognize that the above may sound a little far gone but, I loved the point in the episode of the \"The West Wing\" when President Bartlett discovered and acknowledged the egg cream as the ultimate beverage.

Here\'s to the many egg creams of my youth at the Three Guys Luncheonette on the corner of Rockaway Parkway and Seaview Avenue






Name: Bruce Levine
Date: Saturday 23rd of April 2005 09:58:56 AM
E-mail:
yoursong@adelphia.net
Comments:
This is too cool to hear all of these stories and memories. I am 47 born and raised in Queens NY and know where the factory is although I have never been inside. Now I live in Northeast Pennsylvania POCONOS. Am I correct in stating that the ingredient mix in the plastic is different than the glass. I remember 2 years ago comapring them. MUCH BETTER taste in origanal glass botlle......Is it still being produced? Welcome all replies...Happy Passover !!!!!





Name: Bruce Levine
Date: Saturday 23rd of April 2005 10:13:16 AM
E-mail:

Comments:
OK thats correct there some new , differnet ingredients now. PLEASE PLEASE go back to the original.....I think there was NO corn syrup and I know there was NO Xanatan Gum....Whatever that is. The fact is that the flavor has changed.....Dear MR UBET please give us back the ORIGINAL TASTE even if only for a few months or so on the market so those of us who wish to could stock up!!!!! THANK YOU.....





Name: Mark
Date: Friday 27th of May 2005 09:16:48 PM
E-mail:
mmartin319@aol.com
Comments:
I remember when the Seltzer Man would deliver Seltzer and a couple of bottles of Ubet Syrups. It was so special. \"Brooklyn Still Rules\"





Name: Aida
Date: Friday 03rd of June 2005 02:45:50 AM
E-mail:
aidamimipie@aol.com
Comments:
Can sombody please give me the recipe on how to make a great tasting eggcream, I am having a 50\'s get together and would love to make eggcreams for every one, also where can I buy the ingredients, I need this by June 20th. Thanks





Name: Alan Thompson
Date: Saturday 04th of June 2005 09:31:15 AM
E-mail:
mrboardwlk@hotmail.com
Comments:
To say that Egg Creams made with Fox u bets are MMMMMM
good seems to be a UNDERSTATMENT!! Living on Long Island I never herd of a Chocolate Egg Cream. My Godmother living in Manhattan in the early 60\'s introduced it to me at the age of 12. I am now 55 and still enjoy this timeless beverage! Keep up the great work and original taste.

Alan Thompson
North Babylon, New York






Name: Moose
Date: Tuesday 14th of June 2005 05:28:04 PM
E-mail:
picturetkr@hotmail.com
Comments:
I grew up in South Brooklyn in the 50\'s. I delivered the Brooklyn Eagle and enjoyed Chocolate Egg Creams made with Fox\'s U Bet at Mollys candy store on 4th Ave and 17th street. I am now 64 and I am tickled to death that U Bet is still out there and available. Its too bad that kids today will never know how great it was to grow up in Brooklyn where stickball was the summer sport and \"stealing\" pieces of ice from the icemans truck was the fun thing to do !!!





Name: steven naboisek
Date: Sunday 19th of June 2005 12:29:18 AM
E-mail:
ratpack382004@yahoo.com
Comments:
where can i buy the fox\'s ubet syrup either in milwaukee or online.





Name: Luke Panella
Date: Tuesday 28th of June 2005 12:21:18 PM
E-mail:
lukepanella@earthlink.net
Comments:
I just wanted to say that your chocolate syrup is by far the best on the market. I am a huge fan of chocolate milk and enjoy your syrup daily. I am a bit sad that you do not offer any t-shirts for sale. If they ever become available please contact me. Thanks for putting out a great product.





Name: Al Hartman
Date: Thursday 30th of June 2005 12:18:26 PM
E-mail:
alhartman@gmail.com
Comments:
I used to make Egg Creams using your Syrup at Moe\'s Luncheonette on Avenue U and East 27th Street in Brooklyn.

Moe was gone, but the new owner Wayne Birnbaum, used to let me make Egg Creams and Cherry Lime Rickeys for my friends.

Not to mention the OTHER Moe\'s Luncheonette on Knapp St and Ave V, which is now Knapp St. Pizza.

Another place for a great Egg Cream on a hot summer day.

The Luncheonettes are long gone. But the memories remain.

Thanks!






Name: raymond and eileen brzozowski
Date: Tuesday 05th of July 2005 11:18:43 AM
E-mail:
ebrzozo1@nycap.rr.com
Comments:
I still have about 10 unopened glass 30oz bottles and never thought fox would go to plastic. called for the pump and was told they were donated to barbados over a year ago. PITY. LOOKING FOR THE LARGER BOTTLE WITH THE THIN NECK.





Name: Chuck
Date: Monday 18th of July 2005 01:08:00 AM
E-mail:
dabronx@ix.netcom.com
Comments:
BRING BACK DA BOTTLE

CHUCK, originally from DABRONX






Name: Shlorp
Date: Thursday 28th of July 2005 02:16:56 PM
E-mail:

Comments:
To the guy who still has his glass bottle and pump-top...WHAT\'S STOPPING YOU FROM FILLING IT UP FROM THE PLASTIC BOTTLES? Cheez louise. Some people are helpless.





Name: Roy Schaffer
Date: Tuesday 06th of September 2005 12:54:19 PM
E-mail:
selroy@bestnetpc.com
Comments:
My family of 8 lived at 255 Chritopher Ave between Blake & Sutter Ave, almost accross the street from the Fox Syrup Co. The years were in the early 30s. Mr. Fox supplied the street with an over-head sprinkler system connected to a fire hydrent during the hot days of summer, to keep the people in the neighborhood cool and to, supply recreation for the children. I was brought up on egg creams made with Fox\'s U-Bet syrup. God bless Mr Fox for all the happy memories.
Roy Schaffer, Palm Coast Fl.






Name: Betsy Goldsmith
Date: Sunday 11th of September 2005 05:06:31 AM
E-mail:
betsygold@hotmail.com
Comments:
Great to see this site. I grew up in East New York in the \'50\'s and my mother worked part-time at Fox\'s U-Bet. The memories are still sweet. It seemed everyone I knew drank egg-creams, and Fox\'s U-Bet was the best!





Name: Emily Mello
Date: Sunday 11th of September 2005 11:14:12 PM
E-mail:
emilymello@msn.com
Comments:
I grew up in East New York (Cleveland St. between Dumont and New Lots Ave.) in the 50\'s. We had a candy store around the corner on New Lots Ave. Loved having a choc egg cream. Moved to Qweens and the corner store also had U-Bet\'s choc syrup to make egg creams with. It was the only soda I ever drank. Then moved to Mass. and no one ever heard of an egg cream. They actually thought there was an egg in it. What a sheltered life they lead. Had family members mail bottles of the stuff up to me so I could let those New Englanders know what a truly great Egg Cream was made with Fox\'s syrup. Now In New Mexico and thank God there is the internet. I can now purchase it online. This is a great site. Brought back a lot of memories, especially stick ball in the street and an egg cream after the game.





Name: Celia Wintz
Date: Monday 26th of September 2005 06:37:25 PM
E-mail:
cjwintz@att.net
Comments:
Please . . . the only and nearest place selling Fox\'s U-Bet Chocolate Syrup is 25 miles from my home. Isn\'t there some way to mail order?
Love your chocolate sauce ever since I lived in Ft.Green in the late 1940s and early 50s.






Name: paul desimone
Date: Wednesday 28th of September 2005 12:55:23 PM
E-mail:
pdesi@adelphia.net
Comments:
HI FOX\'S
In the forties and fifties in the Bronx, my Mom bought U-Bet from the seltzer man truck. I grew up on the stuff, and I couldn\'t understand how folks could use other brands of syrup. When I worked in downtown Brooklyn from 61 - 65, I made it a point to visit your plant. My three kids have raised their families on U-Bet, but it is difficult to get in Maryland and Virginia, where we now reside. I hope your \"where to purchase\" screen is updated soon, as our supply is running low.
Thanks for not changing a great product.






Name: david mahler
Date: Monday 10th of October 2005 08:31:40 AM
E-mail:
pbkbgs@aol.com
Comments:
my wife (from the bronx) and i (from brooklyn) grew up in the 1950s and now live in florida

we were at dinner with friends (kentucky transplants) last eve and the discussion turned to chocolate lovers

we told them how to make an egg cream, which they of course had never heard about before

i also related the behavior of the true chocolate lover and what i routinely did as a youth - forget the pump and drink fox\'s u-bet straight from the jar
now that\'s a chocolate lover!!!!

dcm






Name: Tony Licata
Date: Friday 14th of October 2005 01:17:27 PM
E-mail:
ajlicata@mail.com
Comments:
What could be better - (many) games of stickball followed by (many) chocolate egg creams at the local candy store - made with, of course, Fox\'s u-bet syrup. WHAT ELSE.
How about iron-tag, KING, Skullsy, hide and seek etc. etc.






Name: Bonnie
Date: Monday 24th of October 2005 05:19:50 PM
E-mail:
Bonnie9557@aol.com
Comments:
Yay! I had finally found Fox\'s In Georgia. Please Keep sending it to the Kroger stores down here! ps...Can you get a tour of the factory there?





Name: Carol
Date: Thursday 03rd of November 2005 09:56:36 AM
E-mail:
carol@bayridgesandwichcompany.com
Comments:
I grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn in the 40\'s and 50\'s and drank most of my egg creams made with Fox\'s syrup at John\'s Candy Store on 3rd Ave. and 89th Street. Now my son and I have opened a sandwich shop in Texas and hope to pass on the egg cream tradition to our costomers. Thanks Fox\'s.





Name: david
Date: Thursday 17th of November 2005 12:53:12 AM
E-mail:
Hillguy17@aol.com
Comments:
I think most of you are being kind or have forgotten how the U-Bet of old used to taste. This new stuff is absolutely undrinkable if you ever experienced the real thing. And it is not the plastic bottles because I distinctly remember the last few years of the glass were randomly terrible. They must have been changing formulations at that time.





Name: David
Date: Thursday 17th of November 2005 12:57:30 AM
E-mail:
Hillguy17@aol.com
Comments:
cont\'d.... I even called up the factory and they told me some line that the product that was kosher for passover did indeed have a different formulation and they were well aware that it tasted awfull. Many supermarkets overstocked this product and then continued to sell it for the rest of the year.





Name: David
Date: Thursday 17th of November 2005 01:01:46 AM
E-mail:
hillguy17@aol.com
Comments:
However when I was able to locate stock that did not have the KP hecksher it tasted like the same crap. I was in Philadelphia last year and went to a restored soda fountain that they had near olde town. I ordered an egg cream. The owner assured me it was U-Bet and it tasted vintage.!!!





Name: David
Date: Thursday 17th of November 2005 01:07:14 AM
E-mail:
aol.com
Comments:
cont\'d.... so I figured that the institutional recipe was different than the retail formulation. I contacted a wholesale supplier to purchase the gallon containers and was informed the minimum order was $500.I gladly purchased anticipating the delivery like a junkie awaiting his fix.





Name: David
Date: Thursday 17th of November 2005 01:12:33 AM
E-mail:
hillguy17@aol.com
Comments:
cont\'d .... well the joke was on me. The stuff tasted like the same s**t they\'re putting on the shelves in the store. I finally had to switch to Hershey\'s which is junk. But the real joke is on the morons who continue to buy Boco. This stuff is worse than Ovaltine! I challenge Fox. Put out the real stuff.The situation is a disgrace.





Name: Ralph Senese
Date: Saturday 26th of November 2005 11:46:20 AM
E-mail:
octavian000@hotmail.com
Comments:
My father wanted to share his memory with you all. He is 78 now but when he was 16 he would deliver Fox U-bet syrup along with seltzer and soda. He lived in Canarsie but he worked in Long Island and he even delivered to Hazel Scott the famous entertainer. He said that this syrup was the most delicious ever made.





Name: Ralph Senese
Date: Saturday 26th of November 2005 11:46:47 AM
E-mail:
octavian000@hotmail.com
Comments:
My father wanted to share his memory with you all. He is 78 now but when he was 16 he would deliver Fox U-bet syrup along with seltzer and soda. He lived in Canarsie but he worked in Long Island and he even delivered to Hazel Scott the famous entertainer. He said that this syrup was the most delicious ever made.





Name: Ralph Senese
Date: Saturday 26th of November 2005 11:47:27 AM
E-mail:
octavian000@hotmail.com
Comments:
My father wanted to share his memory with you all. He is 78 now but when he was 16 he would deliver Fox U-bet syrup along with seltzer and soda. He lived in Canarsie but he worked in Long Island and he even delivered to Hazel Scott the famous entertainer. He said that this syrup was the most delicious ever made.





Name: Bob Bartnick
Date: Monday 12th of December 2005 10:04:03 AM
E-mail:
ttowner50@sbcglobal.net
Comments:
I bought my wife a fox bottle bank to ad to her grapette bottle bank collection. She ask about it and I couldn\'t tell her much about it. Could someone give me a history of the H Fox bottle bank? When it was made, how long it was in production, what came in it,etc.
Thanks






Name: alan
Date: Friday 23rd of December 2005 09:02:05 PM
E-mail:
alanh46@aol.com
Comments:
i would never drink any other choc syrup i have a pic of an egg cream on my wall

someone gave me a bottle of syrup which they dont make anymore and now im looking for the old pump that went on top if anyone knows how to get one let me know please as the company says they dont have any






Name: Cheryl Ann Menkins
Date: Saturday 31st of December 2005 09:17:48 AM
E-mail:
cam0809@aol.com
Comments:
I love your product. I was hoping to find merchandise on your website, such as t-shirts, hats, boxers, golf balls, and other items. My kids love your products, so it would only be natural for them to wear shirts with your labels as well as pictures of ice cream covered with Fox\'s u-bet. Please email me if you decide to sell these types of products.
Thank you,
Cheryl Ann Menkins






Name: Al Mechanic
Date: Friday 27th of January 2006 05:37:38 PM
E-mail:
mechanic@rcn.com
Comments:
I was born on january 7, 1927.I have just pat my 79th BD. I was born in the Bronx and grew up with egg creams.The corner candy store used to make them with Fox\'s Ubet Chocolate Syrup. In fact I have just finished a tall egg cream.I keep milk, seltzer water and of course Fox\'s syrup in the frig at all times. I call it my staff of life. I have always enjoyed them and still do.I would tell you where I buy the syrup but then I am afraid my sources would dry up. That would be horrible for me. Enjoy while it is still available wherever you buy yours. With very fond memories. AL





Name: Kenny Fey
Date: Tuesday 31st of January 2006 02:41:00 PM
E-mail:
fey7552@bellsouth.net
Comments:
A place I drank My egg creams was at Al Pines.
He was on Vernon bld. in Long Island City NY.I think in 1974 I could get one for 26 cents.He had a sign in the window that said \" Our Egg creams are better than sex \". Well at the time I new nothing about sex,but I can say today He was correct.






Name: Martin Schwartz
Date: Saturday 04th of February 2006 01:34:38 PM
E-mail:
mschw98@optonline.net
Comments:
I grew up in The Bronx and egg creams were a very large part of my life. I miss the days of going to the candy store and getting a choclate egg cream with a couple of pretzel rods.





Name: Carla
Date: Sunday 05th of February 2006 02:45:27 PM
E-mail:
Trainmoney
Comments:
Does anyone have or know someone who has a pump jar for Fox\'s UBet? My friend and I really want to have one and would be happy to pay.

Thank you, and enjoy your yummy egg creams.

Carla






Name: Frank
Date: Thursday 16th of February 2006 03:52:18 AM
E-mail:
pianomann@aol.com
Comments:
I buy my U-bet chocolate syrup by the case and use it almost as fast, but I have an AWFUL time trying to find the U-bet MALT syrup (brown label) out here in the Los Angeles area. Anyone know where to get it?

Thanks






Name: Paul Blake
Date: Tuesday 21st of February 2006 03:26:54 PM
E-mail:
PaulBPool@aol.com
Comments:
From Long Island, I remember getting my egg creams at \"Crabby\'s\" and \"Weinstein\'s\", both in New Hyde Park, and at \"Whelan\'s\" in Garden City. In the early 70\'s, \"Weinstein\" sold his store to Leo and Julie Smith, and it became \"Smiling Stationery\" at 812 Jericho Tpke. I was fortunate enough to work there for a couple of years, and got to work the fountain - one of the last true fountains in the area. Alas, the store changed hands, the fountain is gone now...BUT, I buy Fox\'s and have a fully stocked pantry with chocolate, vanilla, raspberry, strawberry, and I make all of my soda \"fresh\", one glass at a time. Thank you for preserving the tradition and the taste - my friends can\'t believe how I can get \'em to taste just like they used to, in my own kitchen!





Name: Joseph F. Ramaglia
Date: Monday 06th of March 2006 09:54:08 PM
E-mail:

Comments:
There is nothing like a cold Egg Cream to bring you back in time. Since I have moved from NY to Indy, I have had many jars of Fox\'s U Bet sent ot my home. The only thing that I need now is the delivery of a case of setzer bottles to make a perfect drink.





Name: Louise
Date: Tuesday 07th of March 2006 02:30:25 PM
E-mail:
erockaway53@alltel.net
Comments:
I remember drinking eggcreams in Nusbaums candy store on main st. in East Rockaway where I grew up.My favorite candy was the Jelly Royals, are these still made?

I also fondly remember playing a game in the Bosonis basement where we would see how far we could squirt the seltzer from the big glass cyliders across the room into our mouths....that is until we were caught!!






Name: Noryce Levine Slaman
Date: Saturday 11th of March 2006 12:54:27 PM
E-mail:

Comments:






Name: Noryce Levine Slaman
Date: Saturday 11th of March 2006 01:07:17 PM
E-mail:
noryce@cox.net
Comments:
My father Izzie was born and raised in East New York in 1927 and like most kids he knew every soda fountain on every street corner, for he had a love for egg creams. He later moved to CA. where my sister and I were born and he made sure we knew what egg creams were. My fonest memory as a kid was watching my dad make egg creams, which he had down to an art, it wasn\'t easy finding Fox\'s syrup, but to him that was the only way to make an egg cream. My father passed away this week and in his memory we will be making egg creams and I hope my children will pass on that tradition as well.





Name: Les
Date: Thursday 16th of March 2006 12:26:46 AM
E-mail:
lesyes@hotmail.com
Comments:
Pepsi and Coke should look at Fox\'s u-bet for their vanilla cokes and start making true cherry lime rickey\'s and egg creams. Any kosher for passover product is made with sugar so any product made with corn syrup during the year will be made with sugar during this time.





Name: Karen Berrie
Date: Saturday 18th of March 2006 04:05:55 PM
E-mail:
kwberrie@msn.com
Comments:
I have fond memories of ubet chocolate syrup. There really is none better. I particularly remember my father making chocolate egg creams at home. They were so good! Of course he made them with the syrup first, then the milk, then stir, then add the seltzer on the top.
We used to get weekly delivery of seltzer bottles that we stored under the steps in our basement. You simply cannot make a real egg cream without ubet syrup and the old time seltzer.
My mouth is watering just thinking about them.






Name: Sue Z. Meyerson
Date: Sunday 19th of March 2006 12:09:51 PM
E-mail:
laughpie@aol.com
Comments:
I remember that the only chocolate syrup that my mother allowed me to use was Fox\'s U-bet. She said that it didn\'t taste bitter like the other chocolate syrups. She was right! The only chocolate syrup that I use to this day is U-Bet. I do miss the glass jars. The plastic container is just not the same.





Name: Francine Uslan
Date: Wednesday 22nd of March 2006 02:31:02 PM
E-mail:
naturefrancine@yahoo.com
Comments:
Dear David,
My aunt from Brooklyn sent me your article from the Daily News. It brought back many memories. My Grandfather Harry Uslan made the syrup for your company. His wife was Bertha [birdie] Uslan. He would take me to the factory many times to show me how he made the famous syrup. Is you mother Gladys? I remember giong to Long Island as a little girl to visit your family. I do not remember who everyone is, but would love to hear from you and put people in order.
After my Grandpa Harry died, my Grandmother Birdie moved to California to be with one of her sons. My dad Paul Uslan . Your family sent her cases of chocolate that she would share with neighbors and family. I have been away for so long, I would love some family tree info as everyone has passed on. I think I saw a few relatives on this web site. Hope you e-mail back

naturefrancine@yahoo.com






Name: alan
Date: Monday 27th of March 2006 07:32:19 PM
E-mail:
oneeggcream@adelphia.net
Comments:
as u can see by my E mail address i am an eggcream nut! i traveled all over n.y. to find the best eggcream. i found it on the corner of bdwy & canal (daves)in 1966.




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