Ferdinand Schumacher became President, Henry Crowell, General Manager and John Stuart the Secretary Treasurer. It has been owned by PepsiCo since 2001.

1/2 oz. Quaker Oats Company in history About 1850, oatmeal milling as an industry had its first roots in Akron, Ohio, where Ferdinand Schumacher began grinding oats. Both former owners, Henry Seymour and William Heston, claimed to have selected the Quaker name as a symbol of good quality and honest value.Henry Parsons Crowell buys the bankrupt Quaker Mill in Ravenna, OH, and its most important asset – the brand name Quaker. By sending in one In the 1920s, Quaker introduced "Quaker Quick Oats" an early convenience food and also offered a crystal radio kit using the cylindrical package.In 1946, artist Jim Nash was commissioned to produce a head portrait of the Quaker Man, which became the basis for In 1983, Quaker bought Stokely-Van Camp, Inc., makers of In 1996, Quaker spun off its frozen food business, selling it to Aurora Foods (which was bought by The major Canadian production facility for Quaker Oats is located in Starting in 1902, the company's oatmeal boxes came with a coupon redeemable for the legal deed to a tiny lot in The Quaker Oats logo starting in 1877 had a figure of a Quaker man depicted full-length, sometimes holding a scroll with the word "Pure" written across it, resembling the classic woodcuts of In 1946, graphic designer Jim Nash created a black-and-white head-and-shoulders portrait of the smiling Quaker Man, and The company states that their current 'Quaker man' logo "does not represent an actual person. Later that year, Quaker offered the first cereal box premium to buyers.

The Quaker brand becomes the first brand to feature a There's a long-standing belief that he's the founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn. "Ferdinand Schumacher founds German Mills American Cereal Company in Akron, OH. The trademark was registered with the U.S. Patent Office as "a figure of a man in 'Quaker garb.'" It's possible — U.S. history says Penn became a Quaker when he was 22 — but according to Quaker Oats lore, it's not him.. © The Quaker Oats Company, 2020 In 1879, John Stuart and his son Robert joined with George Douglas to form Imperial Mill and set up their operation in In 1888, the American Cereal Company was formed by the merger of seven major oat millers. Learn about Quaker Oats origin since 1850, our founders and our journey to who we are today. The claim reads: "Soluble fiber from oatmeal as part of a low saturated fat, low cholesterol diet, may reduce the risk of heart disease. sample boxes of Quaker Oats are delivered to every mailbox in Portland, OR. Quaker acquires Mother's Oats, giving Quaker ownership ofThe familiar round Quaker Oats package is introduced.Quaker introduces Quaker Quick Oats, one of the first convenience products. Crowell launches the first national magazine advertisingSeven of the largest American oat millers--including the Consolidated principals--unite as the American Cereal Company.The American Cereal Company runs a special all-Quaker Oats train from Cedar Rapids, IA to Portland, OR and introduces the first ever "trial-size samples." His image is that of a man dressed in Members of the Religious Society of Friends have occasionally expressed frustration at being confused with the Quaker Oats representation.From 1946–1953, researchers from Quaker Oats Company, Plaintiffs' complaint cites current scientific evidence that trans fat causes In 2014, Quaker agreed to remove trans fats from its products at a cost of $1.4 million, although they deny false or misleading labelling.These are the product brands marketed under the Quaker Oats name in the Netherlands: The Quaker brand introduces the first food-specific health claim for oatmeal, which is approved by the FDA.