Journalist Wojahn takes a critical look at the 1968 merger of food giant General Mills and game industry leader Parker Brothers. Drawing upon over 100 hours of interviews with persons involved in the merger, she traces the events that led up to the divestment and restructuring of Parker Brothers in
Did you know that General Mills had to invent a special puffing gun to make Kix, Cheerios, and other breakfast cereals? This title feeds young readers background information about the Minnesota-based company that created Betty Crocker and a hunger for grocery store goodies.
This classic guide to nutrition has helped put the “balance” in balanced diets since 1937! Now completely updated for the Eighteenth Edition, this bestseller continues to supply authoritative data on the nutritional value of foods in a form for quick and easy reference. The book’s main table reflects the current food supply—listing more than 8,500 common foods—and contains data on the nutritional content of foods, organized by food groups. Supplementary tables define the content of lesser known foods. Each food entry is thoroughly evaluated to include calorie content, weight, water, protein, fat, cholesterol, carbohydrate, dietary fiber and major vitamins and minerals. Brand names and the general foods that typify today’s eating habits are covered; the latest information on fiber and monounsaturated fat content is addressed; and a bibliography of sources for current food composition data is provided.