We're Back

It’s been 30 years since the Um Bongo herd burst on the scene. Find out what they’ve been up to while they’ve been away:

1983 The great taste of Um Bongo is created

The great taste of Um Bongo is created

1984 Ghost Busters hits the big screens – who you gonna call?!

Ghost Busters hits the big screens – who you gonna call?!

1985 The world famous “Um Bongo Um Bongo they drink it in the Congo!” advert first appears on TV!

The world famous “Um Bongo Um Bongo they drink it in the Congo!” advert first appears on TV!

1986 The Herd travel to Mexico 86 and come back crying.

The Herd travel to Mexico 86 and come back crying.

1988 Lunch times are spent perfecting swan dives and backspins

Lunch times are spent perfecting swan dives and backspins

1990 Rhino completes his Garbage Pail Kids sticker collection

Rhino completes his Garbage Pail Kids sticker collection

1992 LA Gear flashing trainers are launched but everyone buys Reebok Pumps instead.

LA Gear flashing trainers are launched but everyone buys Reebok Pumps instead.

1993 Snake gets his first ‘bowl’ haircut

Snake gets his first ‘bowl’ haircut

1994 E17’s “Stay Another Day” is Christmas number 1

E17’s “Stay Another Day” is Christmas number 1

1996 Friday night TV is saved by 'TFI Friday'

Friday night TV is saved by 'TFI Friday'

1997 We waste hours trying to keep our pets happy

We waste hours trying to keep our pets happy

1999 Posh and Becks get married

Posh and Becks get married

2000 Big Brother is a massive success. It’s all down hill from here.

Big Brother is a massive success. It’s all down hill from here.

2004 Ken and Barbie break up

Ken and Barbie break up

2007 First iPhone is released

First iPhone is released

2009 Go Su Bo!

Go Su Bo!

2010 Um Bongo reaches 10,000 fans on Facebook

Um Bongo reaches 10,000 fans on Facebook

2011 Original Um Bongo recipe back in the shops due to popular demand

Original Um Bongo recipe back in the shops due to popular demand

2012 We hosted the best Olympic Games EVER

We hosted the best Olympic Games EVER

2012 Mr O the orangutan is welcomed into the herd and his very own orange flavour is released

Mr O the orangutan is welcomed into the herd and his very own orange flavour is released