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Is Nabisco still in Niagara Falls?

Is Nabisco still in Niagara Falls?

Nabisco will close its Triscuit plant in Niagara Falls, N.Y., affecting 200 employees and ending a 100-year relationship with the city that began with the production of Shredded Wheat.

When did Nabisco close in Niagara Falls?

December 13, 2001
And then in 2000, Kraft purchased all of Nabisco and shut down the Rainbow Boulevard factory on December 13, 2001, one hundred years and seven months almost to the day from the beginning of the Natural Food Company in Niagara Falls. Two hundred workers lost their jobs.

What happened to Nabisco Shredded Wheat?

United States production of Shredded Wheat moved to Naperville, Illinois, in 1954, where it is still made. In 1993, Nabisco sold the brand to Kraft General Foods, but it was still under the Nabisco name until 1999, whereupon it was sold under the slogan “Nabisco brought to you by Post.”

Where is the Triscuit factory?

While the Shredded Wheat plant in Niagara Falls, N.Y., will remain in Nabisco’s hands and continue to make Triscuit snack crackers, production of the cereal that made the factory notable will be shifted to facilities in Niagara Falls, Ont., and Naperville, Ill., a General Mills spokesman said today.

What happened to Triscuits?

The shutdown of the Triscuit plant comes as parent company Kraft Foods International seeks to eliminate excess capacity in its manufacturing system, spokeswoman Cathy Pernu said. Production will be shifted to other facilities.

Are Triscuits still made by Nabisco?

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) _ Nabisco is turning off its ovens here this week, ending a 100-year business legacy begun on the promise of cheap power and publicity from Niagara Falls.

When did Nabisco stop making shredded wheat?

In 1993, Nabisco decided to sell the Shredded Wheat brand – attempting first a sale to General Mills, and when that was disallowed, selling it instead to Kraft-General Foods, retaining the Triscuit name and product and thus splitting for the first time the two products originally produced by Henry Perky.

What is Triscuit short for?

The Shredded Wheat Company began producing Triscuit in 1903 in Niagara Falls, New York. The name Triscuit is believed by some to have come from a combination of the words “electricity” and “biscuit”.

Can you still buy Nabisco shredded wheat?

What is the oldest breakfast cereal still on the market?

While a few of the cereals on this list are long gone, several are still actually around today and nearly as popular.

  • Kellogg’s Corn Flakes.
  • Vitos.
  • Grape-Nuts.
  • Granose Flakes.
  • Shredded Wheat.
  • Pettijohn’s Breakfast Food.
  • Granola. Year Created: c.1881 (sources differ and say as early as 1877)
  • Wheatena. Year Created: c.1879.

Does Kellogg’s still make shredded wheat?

Kellogg is still selling its Whole Grain Shredded Wheat in test markets. Nabisco plans to have its Spoon-Size Plus Shredded Wheat, in ”selected markets” by next week. The company declined to identify the markets.

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