Some of the most iconic brands in consumer goods stem from family recipes and culinary experimentation. It’s nice to find out about the humble beginnings of brands and their journeys to success. These examples also can inspire budding culinary entrepreneurs who are seeking the same level of success as these products.
The infographic below features household brands Tabasco hot sauce, Bush’s baked beans, Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies, Moosehead beer, Gerber baby food, and Newman’s Own products. Here are a few interesting tidbits:
Tabasco – Founded by Edward McIlenny when he planted pepper seeds in his garden.
Gerber Baby Foods – The brand was created when Dorothy Gerber began straining foods for her daughter.
Newman’s Own – Created by actor Paul Newman when he put homemade salad dressing in wine bottles as gifts for friends and family. As of October 2015, Newman’s Own Foundation has raised over $475 million for charity.
The Humble Family Recipe Origins of Iconic Brands
Source: Lakeshore Convention Centre