The Quaker Oats Company was founded in 1901 with the merger of three oat milling operations in the Mid-Western United States. Since then, the company has expanded operations to include a number of grocery sectors. In addition to hot and cold breakfast cereals, their products include Quaker Oats, Quaker Rice Cakes, Chewy Granola Bars, Rice-A-Roni rice dishes and Aunt Jemima syrups and frozen producs.
In August 2001, Quaker merged with PepsiCo, Inc. Today, PepsiCo, along with it's Quaker Division, markets more than 500 products to over 200 countries.
Diet Frosted Rice Puffs
Introduced in 1967
In 1967, Quaker introduced Diet Frost Rice Puffs and Diet Frosted Wheat Puffs simultaneously. The cereals were touted as the "breakfast of losers" in magazine ads. A one cup serving of the Rice cereal contained only 56 calories and the same size serving of the Wheat cereal had 51 calories... Read More
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