John Harvey Kellogg was a medical doctor and businessman who was a native of the USA. With his brother Will Keith Kellogg he co-invented the breakfast cereal, Corn Flakes. It has been said that the invention of Corn Flakes ‘changed the breakfast landscape forever’
John Harvey Kellogg was born in Tyrone, Michigan in 1852. He graduated with medical degree from the New York University Medical College in 1875. He became director of Battle Creek Sanitarium, where his brother Will Keith worked, in 1877. He remained as director until his death in 1843 at the age of 91.
The Kellogg Company was established by Will Keith and John Harvey Kellogg at the Battle Creek Sanitarium on February 19th 1906. Today the Kellogg Company is a multinational food-manufacturing company which has its headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan in the United States. Producing cereals and convenience foods, Kellogg’s has manufacturing facilities in 18 countries around the world. Its largest factory is based in Manchester, England.
John Harvey Kellogg, medical doctor and businessman who co-invented the breakfast cereal Corn Flakes, was born in Tyrone, Michigan in the year 1852 On This Day.
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