Kellogg’s are renowned for their world famous cork flakes, from which the business began over 100 years ago.
Today, their products are manufactured in 18 countries, and sold in nearly 120. The largest factory run by Kellogg’s is located in our very own Trafford Park in Manchester, which also houses the company’s European centre of operations. They have also been granted a royal warrant from the Queen and the Prince of Wales!
Will Keith Kellogg founded the company, initially known as Battle Creek Toasted Cornflake Company, in 1906. The first product he created was Kellogg’s Toasted Corn flakes, and was re-branded in 1922 as Kellogg Company.
During the 1970s, Kellogg’s increased dramatically in size and influence by buying out a long list of smaller food and beverage companies, including Salada Foods, and Fearn International.
In March 2001, they acquired the massive Keebler company. Around 2012, statistics said that Kellogg’s was officially the world’s biggest snack-food producer, second only to PepsiCo. This was made possible once they had acquired the Pringles brand from Procter and Gamble in a £2.7 cash deal
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