Our Story & Timeline

W.K. Kellogg founded our company in February 1906, 117 years ago. Our company’s esteemed founder was an early conservationist, a leading philanthropist, and the original wellbeing visionary. Motivated by a passion for people, quality and innovation, he discovered toasted flakes cereal and shaped an entire industry. Those toasted flakes became world-famous as Kellogg’s Corn Flakes®. Find out more about us, our foods, and how we’re making everyday moments gr-r-reat and have been for more than a century by exploring the timeline below. 

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