The Quaker Oats Company was founded on September 21, 1901 following the merger of the Quaker Mill Company, German Mills American Oatmeal Company, North Star Mills, and Rob Lewis & Company in Chicago, Illinois. Its industry is food processing and its headquarters have remained in Chicago, Illinois. Its frozen food industry was spun off and sold to Aurora Foods in 1996. The company was acquired by PepsiCo, Inc. in 2001.
It bought Puss 'n Boots Cat Food from the Coast Fishing Company in 1950. In 1995, it was sold to Del Monte Foods before being dropped soon after. It was relaunched by Retrobrands U.S.A., Inc. in 2011.
- Stokely Brothers & Company (1983-present)
- Quaker Oats Company of Canada, Ltd.
- Van Camp Packing Company (1983-1995)
Quaker Oats Company (1901-2001)
Quaker Foods & Beverages
- Chick Starter
- Growing Mash
- Puffed Rice
- Puffed Wheat
- Puss 'n Boots Cat Food
- Quaker Corn Flakes
- Quaker Oats
- Quick Quaker Oats