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  2. General Foods - Wikipedia

    General Foods Corporation was a company whose direct predecessor was established in the United States by Charles William Post as the Postum Cereal Company in 1895. The company changed its name to "General Foods" in 1929, after several corporate acquisitions, by Marjorie Post after she inherited the established cereal business from her father C. W. Post.

  3. General Foods Corporation | American corporation | Britannica

    General Foods Corporation, former American manufacturer of packaged grocery and meat products. Since 1989, General Foods product lines have been sold by Kraft Foods Inc. The company was incorporated in 1922, having developed from the earlier Postum Cereal Co. Ltd., founded by C.W. Post (1854–1914) in 1895 in Battle Creek, Michigan. After a number of experiments, Post marketed his first product—the cereal beverage called Postum—in 1895.

  4. Forgotten Giant: General Foods - Business History - The ...

    General Foods management and Board of Directors tried to find other buyers to bid up the price, but no one could beat the Philip Morris offer. Philip Morris had risen to be considered one of the best marketing companies in America due to its success in building Marlboro cigarettes (passing up old leaders Camel and Winston) and Miller Beer, a smaller brewer that Philip Morris converted into a leader.

  5. Home | General Foods USA

    General Foods USA is an international supplier of American goods to multiple countries worldwide. Our experts have decades worth of experience in shipping food products and supplies overseas, with deep relationships in the Middle East and North Africa. Our partnerships with major American retail brands, such as Premier Protein, Protein2o and Icon Meals, allows us to provide exceptionally high quality products to a large consumer base.

  6. General Mills: A U.S. based food company. - General Mills We make food the world loves. For more than 150 years, we’ve made food with passion — having fun and staying true to our values along the way. Get to know us General Mills named No. 2 on Newsweek's America's Most Responsible Companies 2023 List Business

  7. Forgotten Giant: General Foods - LinkedIn

    General Foods was the world’s largest coffee producer, generating over a quarter of the company’s revenues. The company became #1 in coffee in Sweden, #1 in chewing gum in France.

  8. General Foods North America supplies and markets a broad range of animal feeds and customized animal nutrition solutions direct to producers and through dealers in several countries around the world. General Foods North America sells branded products in the aqua, beef, dairy, poultry, pork and pet food segments.

  9. Marjorie Merriweather Post - Wikipedia

    General Foods Corporation Post became the owner of Postum Cereal Company in 1914, after the death of her father, and was director of the company until 1958. She along with her second husband, E.F. Hutton, began expanding the business and acquiring other American food companies such as Hellmann's Mayonnaise, Jell-O , Baker's Chocolate , Maxwell House and many more.

  10. General Foods Corporation - Home

    GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION concentrates on meeting customers' needs for quality, product suitability to purpose and service in designing and executing private label and co-packing programs. GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION assists in the sourcing, coordination and intermediation of all aspects involved in bringing private label food products to market. In a ferocious business environment,GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION is the lean and mean supply source.

  11. Kraft General Foods, Inc. |

    General Foods has been in many ways the prototypical American food processor. The company was a pioneer in the acquisition and assimilation of smaller food companies and built a huge multi-national, multi-product corporation. It has also historically applied leading-edge technology to its product development.