He was born in Chicago in 1965. But raised in Minneapolis.
Learn a little more about Betty Crocker, the Pillsbury Dougboy and a few of our other famous names.
Personifying freshness and quality, the success of the Pillsbury Doughboy led to a Poppin’ Fresh doll, which became one of the fastest-selling dolls in 1972. (PDF)
Betty Crocker’s signature red spoon debuted in 1954 – and it has been an icon for the brand since.
A hungry General Mills salesman named Carl Smith was on that train to San Francisco. A clever cook soon produced hot biscuits for him
The story of Pregresso began in the late 1800s in the small Sicilian village of Salemi.
Bugles, the first cone-shaped corn snack, debuted in 1964. Daisy*s, Buttons, Bows (1967) and Whistles (1968) would follow.
History book (pdf)