Pitch perfect: breakfast cereals

As part of our ongoing series of collections of old advertising slogans, culled from a 1949 book called American Slogans, we today share a list of slogans that were utilized by companies that manufactured and marketed breakfast cereals, both hot and cold:

America’s favorite bran flakes (Post’s).
America’s grandest cereal assortment (Kellogg’s).
America’s new breakfast banquet of shredded whole wheat (Cubs Cereal).
America’s popular year ’round breakfast (Quaker Oats).
An ounce of prevention for everybody, everyday (Post’s Bran Flakes).

Best because it’s pan-dried (Robin Hood), Rapid Oats.
Bite size (Shredded Ralston).
Breakfast of champions (Wheaties), General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis.

Cereal in slices (Cracked Wheat Bread), Freihofer Baking Co., Philadelphia.
Cereal you can serve a dozen ways, The (Nabisco Shredded Wheat).

Delicious whole wheat cereal, The (The Wheatens Co.), Rahway, N.J.

Eat it all the year (Quaker Oats Co.).

Famed for flavor (Purity Oats Co.).
Favorite for flavor, this finer-milled bran (Bran).
Food shot from guns (Puffed Wheat and Puffed Rice).
For a livelier life (Cubs Cereal). National Biscuit Co.
For bracing up digestion, nerves and appetite (Quaker Oats).
Fresh as the morning (Campbell’s Corn Flakes).
Fresh from the mill to you (Livingstone’s Oats).
Full meal in two biscuits, A (Shredded Wheat Co.), Niagara Falls, N.Y.
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