Most Trusted Cereal: Kellogg’sMing Hai
The first Kellogg’s cereal began with a failed attempt to make granola—W.K. Kellogg accidentally turned wheat berry into flakes. He tried flaking corn next, and in 1906, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes hit the market. Kellogg’s Raisin Bran launched during World War II; it was important for Americans to eat nutrient-packed whole grains during food rationing.
Most Trusted Fast Food/Casual Dining: McDonald’sMing Hai
The first restaurant—a BBQ joint!—was founded by brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald in San Bernadino, California in 1940. Ray Kroc bought the franchise rights and opened his first restaurant 15 years later. Today, McDonald’s Golden Arches are said to be the most recognized symbol in the world. There are almost more than one-and-half times more McDonald’s locations than hospitals in the America: 14,350 versus 10,660. McDonald’s best-selling menu item? French fries!