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General Foods Corporation was a company established under that name by Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1929. It was previously known as Postum Cereal Company. General Foods, formerly shorthand for the General Foods Corporation, is now a brand of Kraft Foods. Marjorie Merriweather Post (March 15, 1887 â€“ September 12, 1973) (or Marjorie Merriweather Post Close Hutton Davies May) was a leading American socialite and the founder of General Foods, Inc. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Post Cereals, formerly Postum Cereals was founded by C. W. Post. ... McDonalds, represented by the Golden Arches, is one of the worlds most famous brands In marketing, a brand is the symbolic embodiment of all the information connected with a product or service. ... Kraft Foods Inc. ...


Timeline of selected events

  • 1953 - General Foods acquired Perkins Products Company, maker of Kool-Aid.
  • 1957 - The company introduced Tang, which became available nationally two years later.
  • 1964 - General Foods introduced Maxim, the first American brand of freeze-dried coffee.
  • 1968 - General Foods makes its ill-advised purchase of the Burger Chef fast-food chain.
  • 1969 - General Foods buys Rax Restaurants.
  • 1971 - General Foods acquired the maker of Gevalia.
  • 1978 - General Foods sells Rax Restaurants to Rac.
  • 1981 - General Foods acquired Oscar Mayer & Company.
  • 1985 - General Foods was acquired by Philip Morris for $5.6 billion, the largest non-oil acquisition ever; four years later (1989), after the even larger acquisition of Kraft Foods, Philip Morris combines the two into a company called Kraft General Foods.
  • 1995 - Kraft General Foods became Kraft Foods, and General Foods became a brand.
  • 2005 - UCF
Kraft brands

Capri Sun | Crystal Light | Dairylea | General Foods | Jell-O | Kool-Aid | Kraft Dinner | Maxwell House | Oscar Mayer | Post Cereals | Tang | Toblerone | Vegemite 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Categories: Food and drink stubs | Kraft brands | Beverages ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Powdered Tang being poured. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Freeze drying (also known as Lyophilization) is a dehydration process typically used to preserve a perishable material, or to make the material more convenient for transport. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Burger Chef was a fast-food restaurant chain that started in 1954, and lasted until 1996. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Rax also known as the Restaurant Administration Corporation (RAC) was founded by J. Patrick Ross in 1962 with a lone Burger Chef in Wheeling, West Virginia. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Gevalia is the largest coffee roastery in Scandinavia. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Rax also known as the Restaurant Administration Corporation (RAC) was founded by J. Patrick Ross in 1962 with a lone Burger Chef in Wheeling, West Virginia. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Oscar Mayer is an American meat and cold cut production company, now owned by Kraft Foods, that is famous for its hot dogs, bologna, bacon and Lunchables products. ... This article is about the year. ... Altria Group, Inc. ... 1995 (MCMXCV in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kraft Foods Inc. ... General Foods, formerly shorthand for the General Foods Corporation, is now a brand of Kraft Foods. ... McDonalds, represented by the Golden Arches, is one of the worlds most famous brands In marketing, a brand is the symbolic embodiment of all the information connected with a product or service. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kraft Foods Inc. ... Capri Sun is a brand of juice drink owned by Kraft Foods, sold in silver pouches. ... Crystal Light is the name of a sugar-free, energy-free beverage (originally just a beverage powder, which could be soluble in water). ... Dairylea is a brand of cheese products produced by Kraft Foods in the United Kingdom and marketed mainly towards children. ... General Foods, formerly shorthand for the General Foods Corporation, is now a brand of Kraft Foods. ... A variety of pre-packaged gelatin dessert products for sale at a supermarket in the U.S. state of Wisconsin in 2004 Jelly, as sold in UK By far the most popular use for gelatin products is as gelatin dessert, in the United Kingdom and Australia gelatin desserts are referred... Categories: Food and drink stubs | Kraft brands | Beverages ... Box on left, purchased in the USA. Box on right, purchased in Canada Kraft Dinner, also known as KD, KayDee, Kraft Mac n Cheese, or Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, is an economical and easy-to-prepare pasta dish of macaroni and cheese that is produced by the Kraft company. ... Maxwell House is a brand of coffee. ... Oscar Mayer is an American meat and cold cut production company, now owned by Kraft Foods, that is famous for its hot dogs, bologna, bacon and Lunchables products. ... Post Cereals, formerly Postum Cereals was founded by C. W. Post. ... Powdered Tang being poured. ... Opened Toblerone packaging, with engraved letters of E, R, and O on each peak. Toblerone is a chocolate bar made by Kraft Foods Switzerland. ... Vegemite on toast. ...


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General Foods Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (231 words)
General Foods Corporation was a company established under that name by Marjorie Merriweather Post in 1929.
General Foods, formerly shorthand for the General Foods Corporation, is now a brand of Kraft Foods.
1985 - General Foods was acquired by Philip Morris for $5.6 billion, the largest non-oil acquisition ever; four years later (1989), after the even larger acquisition of Kraft Foods, Philip Morris combines the two into a company called Kraft General Foods.
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