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)
She was created in 1921, but Betty Crocker didn’t meet her public until 1936, when an artist was commissioned to create her likeness. (PDF)
Bisquick was a revolutionary product in 1931. Never had a baking pre-mix appeared on grocery shelves. Of course, consumers loved it, and Bisquick remains the category leader today.
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)