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The History of Corn Flakes

Cereals like Kellogg’s Corn Flakes changed American breakfasts forever by introducing a light, easy-to-prepare food to busy working Americans at the turn of the century. But did you know that Corn Flakes have quite a dramatic past? Multiple Kellogg family members and employees claimed to have had a hand in creating the famous flakes, and brothers Dr. John Harvey Kellogg and Will Kellogg actually went to court over the rights to use the family name! Will won the legal battle and was able to successfully market the Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cereal that we still know and love today.

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