The Food That Built America, a new podcast from OZY and the History Channel, tells the extraordinary true stories behind some of your favorite foods and brands. You’ll hear how industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey and Ray Kroc revolutionized American food and transformed American life and culture in the process. Listen now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts.
Charles “C.W.” Post had been a failure in virtually every business he ever created. Then he checked himself in as a patient at Dr. John Harvey Kellogg’s world-renowned sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan, and walked out with a billion-dollar idea. Kellogg and his brother Will despised Post for copying their innovative breakfast cereal and would spend years going to battle with the former patient. And eventually, an even more intense rivalry would develop — between the two Kellogg brothers themselves.