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Top-selling cereals from the decade you were born

Lovefood Logo By Ella Buchan of Lovefood | Slide 2 of 32: Those little Os have been around for oh-so long. They were originally called Cheerioats, and were the first ready-to-eat oat cereal. The name was simplified to the catchier Cheerios in 1945, and they’ve been swimming in milk in bowls around the globe ever since.

1940s: Cheerios

Those little Os have been around for oh-so long. They were originally called Cheerioats, and were the first ready-to-eat oat cereal. The name was simplified to the catchier Cheerios in 1945, and they’ve been swimming in milk in bowls around the globe ever since.
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