quaker oats


The Quaker Oats Company is an American foo conglomerate based in Chicago. Quaker Oats was founded at the turn of the century by the merger of four oat mills:

Trivia about quaker oats

  • In 1915, the Religious Society of Friends tried to make this company change its name
  • Wilford Brimley reminds you in commercials that it's 100% rolled oats & nothing else
  • (Maker of Life cereal)
  • The Society of Friends tried to stop a breakfast food firm from using this name as a trademark
  • Aunt Jemima pancake mixes & syrups are owned by this company named for a "friend"ly religion
  • The familiar round canister of this brand of oats goes all the way back to 1915
  • This brand of oats uses a man in Quaker garb in its logo