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April 26, 2015 7:07 PM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of The Quaker Oats Company, Inc.

Company Overview

The Quaker Oats Company, Inc. produces and sells oat-based food products. The company offers hot cereals; cold cereals; snack bars; cookies; and rice snacks; and other products, including breakfast shakes, muffins, corn meal, barley, granola bites, oatmeal pancake mixes, and tortilla mixes. It also provides flavored steel cut oatmeal, protein baked bars, and protein instant oatmeal. The company markets its products through a network of chain grocery stores and pharmacies, as well as through its online store. The Quaker Oats Company, Inc. was formerly known as German Mills American Cereal Company and changed its name to The Quaker Oats Company, Inc. in 1901. The company was founded in 1850 an...

555 West Monroe Street

Chicago, IL 60661

United States

Founded in 1850

11,858 Employees





Key Executives for The Quaker Oats Company, Inc.

Senior Director of R&D Nutrition
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Quaker Oats Company, Inc. Key Developments

The Quaker Oats Company, Inc Appoints Strategic Advisory Board

The Quaker Oats Company, Inc. introduced its Scientific Advisory Board and an online hub for resources and oat research. Newly appointed advisory board members were selected due to their extensive experience within their fields and will be called upon to share knowledge, information and insights based on their areas of expertise: Julie Miller Jones is a Professor Emerita of nutrition in the Department of Family, Consumer and Nutritional Sciences at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, innesota, and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Food and Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. Her primary interests within nutrition science are arbohydrates, fiber and whole grains and food safety; Len Marquart is an Associate Professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. His current research focuses on consumer understanding and factors that influence whole grain consumption; Derek Stewart is the leader of the Enhancing Crop Productivity and Utilisation Theme at The James Hutton Institute (JHI) in Scotland, UK. His current research interests include plant and crop metabolism, elucidating the links between plant composition and human health, and studies into the organoleptic qualities (that is flavor, aroma, texture and visual appearance) that drive food consumption and food choice.

Jamba Juice and Quaker Oats Announce Strategic Partnership to Innovate Health and Wellness Options for Consumers

Jamba Juice Company and The Quaker Oats Company, Inc. announced that they have entered into a strategic product development alliance. The partnership capitalizes on both companies' equities and capabilities in engaging health-conscious consumers, and officially launches with a first-of-its-kind, easy-to-blend version of the whole grain Quaker Oats consumers trust to the roster of boosts available in Jamba Juice(R) stores nationwide. The new Quaker(R)-branded boost delivers at least 16 grams, or one full serving, of whole grains and enables consumers to enjoy the delicious, whole fruit smoothies they love while getting the added benefit of whole grains. This new addition to the Jamba(R) product line serves as a convenient solution for people seeking simple ways to lead healthier lives and is available for 25 cents.

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