And finally…
Today is the 100th birthday of the humble cornflake. William and John Kellogg had started the sanitas Food Company to provide America with whole grained cereals in the 1800s. They stumbled across the cornflake after leaving some dough out overnight by mistake. They served the first bowl of their experimental breakfast on March 7, 1897. The Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company (later to become Kellogg Company), founded by William, started selling them in 1906, on 19 Feb. John (a medical doctor) was appalled to discover his brother had added sugar to them. They had an argument, a falling out and parted ways, never to speak to each other again (Hence, I believe “Kellogg”, rather than “Kelloggs” as it has become known).
So, now you know.

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