Quaker Oats Logo – Quaker Oats Company is a U.S. corporation based food in Illinois, Chicago. Founded in 1901 by the merger of three separate companies, all of which sell products made from oats, such as oatmeal. The company diversified into many branches, including breakfast cereals, other food and drink and even in unrelated fields, such as toys.
In the 70′s, financed the shooting of the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, which allowed the company to use different product names mentioned in the film for its bars candy. In August 2001, Quaker merged with PepsiCo, which the company needed primarily for brand Gatorade soft drink. The merger created the fourth largest in the world of consumer goods.