Pepsi – For the Generation ‘NOW’

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Pepsi, the cola for the ‘NOW’ generation, is my brand for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

You might be a tad surprised to know that the Pepsi brand, targeted at the youth market, is no less than a hundred years old. The Pepsi-Cola syrup was formulated in the late 1890s, by a pharmacist named Caleb Bradham living in New Bern, North California.

 

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Oreo – Celebrating Togetherness | A to Z Challenge

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Oreo, the world’s favourite cookie for over 100 years, is my brand for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

Growing up from its humble beginnings in a Nabisco (National Biscuit Company) bakery in New York City, the hundred plus cookie brand is the bestselling cookie brand of the 21st century.

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Nescafe – Connecting Coffee and Well-Being

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Nescafé, a blend of the words Nestlé and café, is the world’s most popular coffee brand. The flagship brand of the Swiss food giant Nestlé, was first introduced in Switzerland on April 1, 1938.

In the 1930s, the Brazilian Government had planned to preserve the surplus of Brazilian coffee harvest. Nestlé used the unsold coffee to develop instant coffee, and in 1938, launched the soluble coffee product, named Nescafé, in Switzerland.

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Mc Donald’s – Convenient fast food

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M for McDonald’s is my brand for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’. Easy guess!

Started in 1940 by Richard and Maurice McDonald, the fast food chain was purchased in 1961 by franchise agent Ray Kroc, who expanded the chain worldwide.

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L’Oréal – Beauty For All

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L’Oréal group, the world’s largest cosmetics company, is my brand for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

A hair dye formula called Auréale, developed by Eugène Schueller, a young French chemist of German descent, led to the formation of L’Oréal, in 1920.

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Kellogg’s – Advocating the power of breakfast

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Kellogg’s, is my choice of brand today, for #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’.

Founded as the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company on February 19, 1906, by Will Keith Kellogg, Kellogg’s produced and marketed the hugely successful Kellogg’s Toasted Corn Flakes and was renamed the Kellogg Company in 1922.

Kellogg’s soon became a household name and a trusted mark.

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