Who founded Gardettos?
Baptiste and Diane Gardetto
But where did the Gardetto’s get their start? In a corner shop on the south side of Milwaukee, Italian immigrants Baptiste and Diane Gardetto began baking fresh bread and breadsticks in 1932.
Who bought Gardettos?
General Mills Inc.
Family-owned Gardetto’s Bakery Inc., Milwaukee, has sold its salty snack business, including the “Gardetto’s” brand name and Milwaukee manufacturing plant, to Minneapolis-based General Mills Inc. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. Sales of Gardetto’s totaled $100 million in 1998.
What are the black things in Gardettos?
You know those dark brown little chips in Gardettos? They’re just little spiced pieces of dried rye bread. We made a couple tweaks like using Gardetto’s toast pieces in the recipe instead of toasting our own bread.
When did General Mills buy Gardetto’s?
In 1999, General Mills purchased Gardetto’s Bakery Inc. and, with it, the family’s Snak-Ens recipes for national distribution.
Are Gardettos baked or fried?
Gardetto’s Roasted Garlic Rye Chips, the newest member of the General Mills snack portfolio, are double-baked and seasoned with Gardetto’s signature recipe flavor.
Did Chex Mix or Gardetto’s?
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Gardetto’s is a brand of snack mix owned by General Mills, which also owns the similar Chex Mix. The Gardetto Family Bakery was founded in 1932 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Baptiste and Diane Gardetto and acquired by General Mills in 1999.
Did Chex Mix copy Gardettos?
Are Gardettos and Chex Mix the same?
What happened to the sesame sticks in Gardettos?
Gardetto’s removed the sesame seed bread sticks from their snack bag and replaced it with an inferior plain bread stick. Let the company know you wish to have them go back to the original recipe before 2013 when they changed it.
What are the brown chips in Gardettos called?
As you can see from the scientific study above, the best Gardetto’s are the little brown discs, officially known as “rye chips” but called by various regional nicknames.
Is Gardettos and Chex Mix the same?
Are Gardettos a Midwest thing?
Gardetto’s might have an Italian name and roots, but it’s perhaps the most Midwestern of all mainstream snacks. They were founded in Milwaukee.