Why is there a Cockerel on the Kellog's Box?

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Story of the reason why the cockerel appears on the Kellogs Corn Flakes box.

Story of Nancy Richards, Welsh harpist visiting the breakfast cereal developers the Kellog family in the USA in the 1920's. She pointed out that the name Kellog was similar to 'ceiliog', Welsh for cockerel. Hence the cockerel that still appears on the box of Corn Flakes..
From: Wales and the History of the World ; Firsts
First broadcast : 03 March 2010

Teachers' notes

Age Group : 9-11

Subject : History

Topic : Twentieth century world

Keywords : Welsh language, Nansi Richards, History of the Welsh language, Welsh traditional music

Notes : Curriculum Cymreig. Unusual story reflecting the range of Welsh international influence and the role of the Welsh language in this process.


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