NabiscoNabisco's history dates back to 1898 when three bakery conglomerates merged to form The National Biscuit Company - comprised of 114 bakeries. In 1901, The National Biscuit Company introduced the Nabisco Cracker. It wasn't until 1971 that the company changed it's name to Nabisco.
In 1981, Nabisco merged with Planters Nuts producer, Standard Brands, to form Nabisco Brands, Inc. That company was purchased by R.J. Reynolds in 1985, creating RJR Nabisco. The company traded hands two more times before it was acquired by The Philip Morris Companies in 2000. By the time Philip Morris spun off it's Kraft Foods unit in 2007, Nabisco had become a unit of Kraft Foods.
Nabisco now operates as a subsidiary of Kraft Foods.
Cereal Spotlight:Sweet Wheats! Cereal
Introduced in 1971Sugar frosted Sweet Wheats! cereal was introduced by Nabisco in or around 1971. The cereal only lasted only a short time before it disappeared from shelves. It was promoted on the cereal box as "frosty bits of shredded wheat cereal - fortified with vitamins and iron"... Read More
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