Cereal Facts

4 facts tagged with Cereal Facts

  • 1
    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!)
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    50 years ago Cheerios were called Cheerioats.
  • 4
    The first breakfast cereal ever produced was Shredded Wheat.