Cereals from Lesser-Known Manufacturers
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Prof WeetosWeetabix Weetos Wheet Hoops (UK)
Weetabix Weetos Wheet Hoops - Chocolate Flavor (UK)
|Prof Weetos is a balding claymation figure with Weetos-rimed glasses, a white lab coat, and a Weetos tie.|
DwarfsDwarfies Corporation - Dwarfies Wheat Food
|Dwarfs inhabited packages of Dwarfies, an all wheat food prepared and served like a hot oatmeal or mush. Dwarfies Corporation was located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.|
Little Crow Foods
CoCo Boy Little Crow Foods CoCo Wheats
|CoCo Wheats was originally produced in the 1930's.|
Happy BalloonsLittle Crow Foods CoCo Wheats
|Little Crow Foods ran the Coco Wheats boxes with happy-face balloons on the front from 1962 to 1971. The slogan at the time was "It's a Hot N' Happy cereal." This cereal was known as "The cocoa coated hot cereal"|
Animal BalloonsLittle Crow Foods CoCo Wheats
|Hot'n Happy CoCo Wheats - Instant cocoa coated enriched wheat cereal.|
Uncle Tom Cereal Company
Uncle TomUncle Tom Health Food
|From the early 1900's. Uncle Tom Health Food, prepared by the Uncle Tom Cereal Company of Marshalltown, Iowa. Net Weight One Pound. "Uncle Tom's Health Food is rich in protein, fat, nitrogen, free extract, and other parts essential in life, and as a laxative has proved itself efficient in some of the most stubborn cases of constipation. Serve with cream and sugar, salt to meet your taste".|
American Home Products Cereals
PopeyeAmerican Home Food Products Wheatena*
Purity Mills Popeye Brand Puffed Wheat
|Popeye, the sailor, best known for eating spinach and getting instantly stronger, touted Wheatena in the 1930's. "I sez Wheatena makes muskle!"|
Wheatena was created circa 1879, on Mulberry Street in Lower New York City, a small bakery owner was roasting whole wheat, grinding it and selling in packages branded Wheatena.
*Wheatena was acquired by Homestat Farm in 2001.
Homestat Farm Cereals
Homestat Farm Maypo
|Marky (1956), a four-year-old brat decked out in a cowboy outfit, couldn't get enough maple-flavored oatmeal. "I want my Maypo!" A history of Maypo and four Marky Maypo commercials can be found at the Homestat Farms website.|
Originally owned by Maltex Co (a Hueblein subsidiary), the brand was acquired by Standard Milling Company (The Uhlmann Co of KC, MO) when they purchased the total assets including inventories of the Maypo/Maltex division from Heublein as of June 1, 1967. Standard at that time owned Wheatena Corp, having purchased and assumed operations November 1, 1965. The Uhlmann's owned the Wheatena's, Maypo and Maltex until 1985 when they sold them to American Home Foods, later renamed International Home Foods. The brands were subsequently sold to ConAgra in August of 2000. In October 2001 it was bought by Homestat Farm and they have reintroduced the cereal.
Chocolate-flavored and Banana-flavored Maypo were also available. A commercial for Banana-flavored Maypo may have featured a frightening personage called "The Banana Man". If you have an image, please email me.
Larry Harmon Company
Bozo the ClownLarry Harmon Company Bozo's Little O's (1988)
Larry Harmon Company Bozo's Frosted Flakes
Larry Harmon Company Bozo's Honey Nut Toasted Oats
|Several folks portrayed Bozo on television beginning with the original portrayer, Pinto Colvig in Los Angeles in 1949. Bozo had been especially popular in the Chicago area starring Bob Bell (1960-1984) and Joey D'Auria (1984-2001). Bozo the Clown was voiced by Larry Harmon as the cartoon character after he bought the licensing rights from creator Alan W. Livingston and Capitol Records. |
Bozo's Little O's was the first cereal issued by Larry Harmon. Later he issued Frosted Flakes and Honey Nut Toasted Oats varieties in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Bozo's 1st TV pilot. "Just remember what your old pal Bozo says, 'Juuusst keep laughing!'"
|Holleb's Supreme Brownie Toasted Corn Flakes|
|As the name implies, Brownies (a type of fairy) are responsible for toasting Holleb's Supreme Corn Flakes. The cereal was flavored with malt, sugar, and salt. It was distributed by Holleb out of Chicago, Illinois. We understand that the Brownie figures pictured on this box resemble the famous Palmer Cox Brownies which were created in l883.|
Other Miscellaneous Cereals
UFOs Alien AdmiralMillstone UFO's (1997)
|All natural flavors (similar to Trix).|
|Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, Foghorn Leghorn and Hemery, and 2 more boxes featuring Tweety and Sylvester|
| LeClerc Les P'tits Bonjours / Sweet Mornings Cereal (Canada)|
(Late 1990's/Early 2000's) Nine of your favorite Warner Brothers' Loony Toons characters appeared on these beautiful cereal boxes. The French version printed on this side of the box is called "Les P'tits Bonjours". The English version is printed on the other side of the box and is called "Sweet Mornings".
LeClerc Corn Flakes: Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck|
LeClerc Crispy Rice: Tweety and Sylvester
LeClerc Frosted Corn Flakes: Taz, the Tazmanian Devil
LeClerc Honey Frosted Crisp Rice with "Tweety" Marshmallows: Tweety and Sylvester
LeClerc Maple Corn Flakes: Foghorn Leghorn and Hemery
LeClerc Frosted Corn Puffed: Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote
LeClerc Frosted Wheat Puffed: Sylvester and Tweety
Star Trek EnterpriseWillow Valley
(Australia - 1998)
|This cereal featured the Star Trek ship Enterprise. The cereal was shaped like the Star Trek federation symbol.|
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