- Post Cereals
company_name = Post, Inc.
foundation = 1895
Battle Creek, Michigan
C. W. Post
Breakfast cereals, Cereal bars
homepage = [http://www.kraftfoods.com/postcereals/ Official Site]
Post Cereals (formerly Postum Cereals) was founded by
C. W. Post. It began in 1895 with the first Postum, a "cereal beverage", developed by Post in Battle Creek, Michigan. The first cereal, Grape-Nuts, was developed in 1897.
The Postum Cereals company, after acquiring
Jell-Ogelatin in 1925, Baker's chocolate in 1927, Maxwell Housecoffee in 1928, and other food brands, changed its name to General Foods Corporationin 1929. General Foods was acquired by Philip MorrisCompanies in 1985.
In 1989, Philip Morris merged General Foods with
Kraft Foods, which it had acquired in 1987 to form the Kraft General Foods division. The cereal brands of Nabiscowere acquired in 1993. In 1995, Kraft General Foods was reorganized and renamed Kraft Foods.
On November 15, 2007 Kraft announced it will spin off Post Cereals and merge that business with Ralcorp Holdings. cite web |url=http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=129070&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1078406 |title=Kraft Foods to Merge Its Post Cereals Business With Ralcorp |accessdate=2007-11-15 |format= |work= |publisher=Kraft Foods ] That merger was completed August 4, 2008.Cite web
title=Ralcorp Announces Completion of Post Cereals Merger
publisher=Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.
Cereal brands - Present Cereals
Banana Nut Crunch
Cranberry Almond Crunch
Dino S'mores Pebbles
Grape Nut O's
Grape Nuts Flakes
Honey Bunches of Oats
Maple Pecan Crunch
Sugar Coated Corn Flakes
Trail Mix Crunch
Fruit & Bran(formerly Fruit & Fiber)
*C.W. Post (granola cereal, discontinued 1994)
Fruit Wheats(Shredded Wheat variant, discontinued 1990)
Post Oat Flakes
* [http://www.kraftfoods.com/postcereals/ Official Site]
* [http://www.postopia.com/ Official Post Site for Kids]
* [http://www.kraftfoods.com/PostCereals/cereal.htm "Post" Cereals]
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