On October 6, 1951, Will Keith Kellogg, founder of the Kellogg Company, died in Battle Creek, Michigan. In 1906, Kellogg founded the food-manufacturing corporation that would become the Kellogg Company, specializing in small flakes of toasted corn. These "corn flakes" were marketed as a breakfast food, a surprising idea at a time when most people ate eggs or oatmeal in the morning. Today, cold cereal with milk is the most popular breakfast in the nation.
Kellogg was a progressive businessman. His company was one of the first to place nutrition labels on food packaging, so consumers could be better informed about what they were eating. In 1930, Kellogg founded the Kellogg Foundation, a philanthropic organization which today spends more than $200 million annually on education and health-related projects.
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry corporation Noun
business made up of a group of stockholders, or people who own interest in the business.
material, usually of plant or animal origin, that living organisms use to obtain nutrients.
Encyclopedic Entry: food grueling Adjective
production of goods or products in a factory.
art and science of selling a product.
process by which living organisms obtain food or nutrients, and use it for growth.
having to do with political reform and change, usually supporting more government responsibility.