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How Did Grape Nuts Cereal Get Its Name When There Are No Grapes or Nuts in It?
C.W. Post, who introduced the cereal in 1897, believed that grape sugar formed when the cereal was baked. And even though the recipe didn't call for nuts, he thought it had a nutty flavor. So he named the cereal Grape Nuts.
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FROM: Oprah's Most Burning Questions
Published on September 22, 2006

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