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About Quaker Foods NA

In 1877, American breakfast was changed forever. Quaker Oats was the first company to register as a trademark for breakfast cereal in the United States. Original owners Henry Seymour and William Heston thought the name and symbol of “Quaker” displayed the brands “good quality and honest value.” Quaker has made incredibly delicious innovations in breakfast since its founding. In 1922, they introduced one of the first convenience products, Quaker Quick Oats. Much later, in 2001, PepsiCo acquired Quaker Oats for $13.8 billion. The acquisition was an important chapter to both companies’ history. Despite PepsiCo’s ownership of Quaker, the company continues to operate independently and hasn’t stopped creating delicious and beloved breakfast staples. Some of the company’s brands and products include Old Fashioned Oats, Quaker Instant Oatmeal Cups, Quaker Instant Grits, Life Cereal, Chewy Granola Bars, Quaker Baked Flats, Quaker Tortilla Mix, and dozens more.

Quaker Oats was founded on the deliciousness and nutrition of the oat. In 2012, Quaker Oats created the Quaker Oats Center of Excellence, “a cross functional entity focused on elevating the relevance and benefits of oats through science, agriculture, and innovation.” The company is not only committed to satisfying customers but looking out for their wellbeing. Creating healthy, innovative products with the trustworthy grain has been Quaker’s vision since its founding. The Center engages in research that shows the health benefits of the oat and how they can be better utilized in food.

Quaker Oats is a company with a simple vision: to provide great, delicious food through the power of the oat. With numerous products and a customer base in need of breakfast, Quaker continues to be successful and provide easy, healthy food to a global customer base.

Quaker Foods NA

555 W. Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60661
Phone: (312) 821-1000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Subsidiary
CEO: Ramon Luis Laguarta

Major Office Locations

Philadelphia, PA United States

Major Departments & Practices

Administrative Support
Communications
Customer Service
Data & Analytics
Delivery
Delivery - On the Road
Design
eCommerce
Engineering
Facilities
Finance
Global Procurement
Health & Safety
Human Resources
IT
Legal
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Manufacturing and Production
Marketing
Purchasing and Procurement
R&D
Research and Development
Rotational Program
Sales
Sales - Conventional
Sales-Support
Strategy
Students
Supply Chain
Transportation
Warehouse/Operations