QuakerThe 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.
Cereal Spotlight:Quisp Cereal
Introduced in 1965Quisp and its partner cereal Quake were introduced by Quaker Oats in 1965.
Initial boxes of Quisp referred to the cereal as "the vitamin powered sugary cereal... for QUAZY energy." The "crunchy corn cereal" pieces were often called "saucer-shaped" but more realistically resembled... Read More
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