Cereal Facts

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In 1907, Kellogg’s launched a campaign called "Wink Day" to promote Cornflakes. Women were encouraged to “wink at your grocer and see what you get” (and what they got was a free box of cereal!)
The founder of Kellogg's Cereals (John Harvey Kellogg) was a doctor focusing on health and mental wellness. He began manufacturing corn cereals because he thought eating cereal for breakfast would curb people's desire to masturbate.
50 years ago Cheerios were called Cheerioats.
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The first breakfast cereal ever produced was Shredded Wheat.
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