New Foods by Decade

This is a list showing the year each food was introduced, as well as a link to the most authoritative source for each, using the company's official website wherever possible.

1880: Philadelphia cream cheese

http://www.bloomberg.com/money-gallery/2012-07-18/marketing-wonders-foods-that-never-expire.html#slide2

1883: Oscar Mayer bratwurst

http://www.ifood.tv/network/oscar_mayer

1886: Coca-Cola soda

http://heritage.coca-cola.com/timeline.swf

1889: Aunt Jemima pancake mix

http://www.auntjemima.com/aj_history/

1891: Fig Newton cookies

http://www.bloomberg.com/money-gallery/2012-07-18/marketing-wonders-foods-that-never-expire.html#slide3

1893: Pepsi Cola soda

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blpepsi.htm

1896: Michelob beer

http://www.michelob.com/ExploreMichelob.aspx

1897: Jell-O gelatin

http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/jello.htm

1902: Barnum's animal crackers

http://www.prsa.org/SearchResults/view/6BW-0307C08/0/Barnum_s_Animals_Crackers_100th_Anniversary_Celebr

1905: Royal Crown Cola

http://www.rccolainternational.com/

1907: Hershey's Kisses

http://www.hersheys.com/our-story.aspx#/timeline/1900)

1910-1911: Morton's table salt

http://www.kraftfoodscompany.com/sitecollectiondocuments/pdf/Oreo_Global_Fact_Sheet_100th_Birthday_as_on_Jan_12_2012_FINAL.pdf

1911: Crisco shortening

http://www.crisco.com/About_Crisco/History.aspx

1912: Oreo cookies

http://www.kraftfoodscompany.com/sitecollectiondocuments/pdf/Oreo_Global_Fact_Sheet_100th_Birthday_as_on_Jan_12_2012_FINAL.pdf

1915-1918: Ronzoni pasta

http://www.amazon.com/Ronzoni-Enriched-Macaroni-Product-Spaghetti/dp/B0040LT268

1921: Wonder Bread

http://www.bloomberg.com/money-gallery/2012-07-18/marketing-wonders-foods-that-never-expire.html#slide11

1923: Milky Way candy bar

http://www.foodchannel.com/articles/article/sweet-milky-way-bar-celebrates-85th-anniversary/

1924: Wheaties cereal

http://www.wheaties.com/pdf/wheaties_history.pdf

1927: Kool-Aid drink mix

http://www.adamshistory.org/index.php?Itemid=42&id=32&option=com_content&task=view

1930: Hostess Twinkies

http://www.hostesscakes.com/about/history

1932: Skippy peanut butter

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blpeanutbutter.htm

1934: Ritz crackers

www.facebook.com/ritzcrackers?filter=2

1937: Spam canned meat

http://www.hormelfoods.com/brands/spam/default.aspx

1941: M&M candies

http://us.mms.com/us/about/mmshistory/

1941: Cheerios cereal

www.cheerios.com/Our-Story

1942: Raisin Bran cereal

http://www.postfoods.com/post_heritage/#/period/5/

1948: Nestle's Quik milk additive

www.o-mediagroup.com/research/case_studies/nesquick.pdf

1951: Tropicana orange juice

http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/tropicana-products-inc-history/

1953: Eggo frozen waffles

www.livestrong.com/eggo-waffle/

1954: Swanson TV dinners

http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/tvdinner.html

1957: Burger King Whopper

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/lifestyle/2012/10/burger-king-celebrates-55th-anniversary-of-the-whopper/

1961: Sprite soda

www.virtualvender.coca-cola.com/ft/index.jsp?brand_id=775

1964: Pop-Tarts pastries

http://www.wholepop.com/features/toasters/poptarts.htm

1964 (West Coast only; nationwide 1966): Doritos chips

www.americasgreatestbrands.com/volume6/pdf/Doritos.pdf

1965: Shake 'n Bake

http://www.myspace.com/134586920

1971: Starbucks coffee

http://www.starbucks.com/about-us/our-heritage

1973: Stove Top stuffing

http://articles.latimes.com/2005/nov/25/local/me-siems25

1975: Pop Rocks candy

http://www.poprockscandy.com/history.html

1978: Ben & Jerry's ice cream

www.benjerry.com/company/history

1981: Newman's Own salad dressing

http://www.nytimes.com/1991/04/03/garden/new-salsa-is-true-to-newman-s-own-taste.html

1985: Pop Secret microwave popcorn

http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/general-mills-inc-history/

1985: "New" Coke

http://heritage.coca-cola.com/timeline.swf

1989: Healthy Choice dinners

www.healthychoice.com/alternative.jsp

1992: SnackWell's cookies

https://www.facebook.com/snackwells/info

1992: Crystal Pepsi soda

http://www.casestudyinc.com/pepsi-crystal-fiasco

1993: Boca Burger veggie burger

http://images.businessweek.com/ss/09/07/0722_innovative_burgers/4.htm

1995: DiGiorno pizza

http://adage.com/article/news/digiorno-delivery-theme-promo/55118/

2001: Mountain Dew Code Red soda

http://www.bevreview.com/2003/02/26/coming-soon-mountain-dew-livewire/

2002: Ocean Spray white cranberry juice

http://www.oceanspray.com/Who-We-Are/Heritage/Our-History.aspx

2003: Special K Vanilla Almond cereal

http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/11499862/special-k-red-berries

2007: G2 sports drink

www.livestrong.com/article/75750-gatorade-g2-vs-water/

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