Introduced in 1940
This cereal also came in a Puffed Wheat Sparkies variety.
The most popular slogan for the cereal was "rice shot from guns", referring to the process used to puff rice. "Gun puffing" is a high pressure cooking method which causes the rice grains to quickly expand or "explode".
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Title: Puffed Rice Sparkies - Front & Back
Title: Gene Autry For Spakies
Title: Puffed Wheat Sparkies Advertisement
Title: 1941 Sparkies Cereal Advertisement
Submitter: Mr Breakfast
Title: Jimmy Stewart Sparkies Ad
Title: Barbara Stanwyck Sparkies Ad
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Comments About This Cereal
What do you think of Puffed Rice Sparkies?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
The cereal was okay but the theme song was bad.
Comment submitted: 2/29/2012 (#6649)
By Tina Scott
I found an old jingle for Puffed Rice Sparkies. It's from Thomas Sisi at thoughts.com and he says a couple of the words could be wrong. Anyways...
"Quaker Puffed Rice Sparkies,
Rice shot from a gun.
The family's favorite breakfast
Makes eating lots of fun.
"Quaker Puffed Rice Sparkies.
No better taste 'Do Tell!'
The extra step gives extra pep,
And, Boy, the taste is swell.
"Yes, here comes Quaker with a bang, bang.
Ruhd-dut-ee-dut, bang, bang."
Comment submitted: 8/11/2009 (#305)