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Cinnamon Stick Apple Jacks

Cinnamon Stick Apple Jacks

Cinnamon Stick Apple Jacks

Cinnamon Stick Apple Jacks

If you like cinnamon sticks, this is for you. I used to like that flavor, but then somebody put cinnamon in everything instead of actual flavor, and that flavor became too strong for all my taste buds. So I came up with my own version of this flavor, which is more subtle and diminished the cinnamon flavor.

Cereal

In 1971 the name "Apple Jax" was put into action by advertisers. The product is described by Kellogg's as a "crunchy, sweetened multi-grain cereal with apple and cinnamon." Apple Jacks is one of the top four cereal brands marketed within stores and is most heavily marketed on Kellogg's internet platform.

In a marketing promotion in December 2003, the green pieces changed their shape to X's for a few months. More recently, Apple Jacks has introduced New Apple Jacks "Crashers" – a unique cereal piece that replicates a mid-2007 advertising execution when mascots Apple and CinnaMon were accidentally fused together. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

In the late 1960s the box depicted an "Apple Car" with pieces of cereal for wheels. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Around 1971, the official mascots became "The Apple Jacks Kids", a simplistically drawn animated boy and girl. The commercials featured the children singing and tumbling around all day. Their reign lasted for twenty-one years, making them the most well-known Apple Jacks mascots and most universally associated with the cereal in the public's memory. During this time, the Apple Jacks jingle became an integral part of the ad campaign: "A is for apple, J is for Jacks, Cinnamon-toasty Apple Jacks!" This campaign was retired in 1992. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Starting in 1992, there was an advertising campaign that featured children expressing their enjoyment of Apple Jacks, regardless of its lack of apple flavor. The slogan for this campaign became "We eat what we like". The shift toward marketing cereals directly at children signaled the growing recognition of children's influence on family purchases. The commercials took place in normal kid hang-outs, such as: at school, the garage, ballet class, and the kitchen, in the hall/hallway/door jamb, among others. In each commercial, a group of children are having Apple Jacks, when suddenly, some other people, such as adults or jealous kids, bash the group claiming it doesn't taste like apples and asks why they love it so much. The group then explains their love of the cereal usually by just saying, "We just do", and at the end of the commercial, would pose for a group Polaroid. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Some present versions of CinnaMon seen on the cereal's box no longer has his iconic beanie and dreads, and his name was changed to “Cinnamon”, likely due to concerns of racial stereotypes. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

The front of the box indicated that the inclusion of fiber was a change from previous versions of the cereal. Apple Jack's packaging contains child features and had no health ingredient claims until 2009, when they were reformulated to contain fiber. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

In 2013, Kellogg's Apple Jacks introduced a new multi-grain cereal called "Cinnamon Jacks," with the cinnamon stick, CinnaMon, as its sole mascot. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

So here goes (and not for the last time): how the hell does Apple Jacks think its still OK to be hawking its generic, semi-sweet cereal using a Jamaican stereotype? (Source: medium.com)

The whole “cinnamon is the winna-mon” ad campaign, at this point, feels like something out of the 1950’s. Using racist stereotypes to “big up” your cereal is not OK, and definitely not OK when you are painting the Rasta caricature as an amoral miscreant. The Cinnamon Stick is depicted as a rascal without a cause, a terminally casual zombie who is laid-back to the point of nihilism. What are his aspirations? His interests (beyond surfing and skateboarding)? We will likely never know, despite the fact that we have had nearly a decade’s worth of exposure to his mythos. (Source: medium.com)

I don’t care for Apple Jacks as a cereal (I find their lack of flavor disturbing) and now, I especially don’t care for them as a brand. Sorry Apple Jacks, but cinnamon is not for the Spinner-mon. (Source: medium.com)

In the cereal market, there's 2 companies, Kellogg's and General Mills. I love them both, not just for their cereals, but their commercials. Have you heard of Cinnamon and Bad Apple, if you don't it's basically a carefree cinnamon stick with a Jamaican accent and a accident prone apple, who race to go the bowl of Apple Jacks. (Source: frumplequests-creepypasta.fandom.com)

Apple Jacks is a brand of cereal produced by Kellogg's and targeted mainly at children. It was introduced to the U.S. as "Apple O's" in 1965 after being invented by William Thilly, a member of Delta Upsilon Technology Chapter and now a professor at MIT. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

In 1971 the name "Apple Jacks" was put into action by advertisers. The product is described by Kellogg's as a "crunchy, sweetened multi-grain cereal with apple and cinnamon." (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

Originally, all Apple Jacks cereal pieces were orange and O-shaped, although they have become brighter and more orange colored over the decades. In 1998, O-shaped green pieces were introduced. On December 8, 2003, as part of a marketing promotion, the orange jacks remained Os but the green jacks were Xs for a while (actually, 'jack' shaped, from jumping jacks, the campaign was made as adults made the cereal make 'more sense', as with the flavor), and in summer 2005 the green jacks were figure-8s (double Os) for a period of time. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

More recently, Apple Jacks has introduced New Apple Jacks 'Crashers' – a unique cereal piece that replicates a mid-2007 advertising execution when mascots Bad Apple and CinnaMon were accidentally fused together. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

The first Apple Jacks mascot in the 1960s was "Apple Guy", a figure made from cutting a face onto an apple and applying a hat and pieces of cereal for eyes. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

In the late 1960s the box depicted an "Apple Car" with pieces of cereal for wheels. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

Around 1971, the official mascots became "The Apple Jacks Kids", a simplistically drawn animated boy and girl duo. The commercials featured the children singing and tumbling around. Their reign lasted for twenty-one years, making them the most well-known Apple Jacks mascots and most universally associated with the cereal in the public's memory. During this time, the Apple Jacks jingle became an integral part of the ad campaign: "A is for apple, J is for Jacks, Cinnamon-toasty Apple Jacks!" This campaign was retired in 1992. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

Starting in 1992, there was an advertising campaign that featured children expressing their enjoyment of Apple Jacks, regardless of its lack of apple flavor. The slogan for this campaign became "We eat what we like". The shift toward marketing cereals directly at children signaled the growing recognition of children's influence on family purchases. The commercials took place in such normal kid hang-outs as the at school, garage, ballet class, the kitchen and such. After each commercial, the group of children would pose for a group Polaroid of the entire group. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

According to the label on the box, in 2010, each 28 gram serving had 100 calories, three grams of dietary fiber, and 12 grams of sugar. The front of the box indicated that the inclusion of fiber was a change from previous versions of the cereal. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

In 2013, Kellogg's Apple Jacks introduced a new multi-grain cereal called "Cinnamon Jacks," with CinnaMon as its sole mascot. "THE WINNAMON!" (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

Apple Jacks cereal is a crunchy sweet breakfast cereal, though often enjoyed as a mid-day snack as well. Apple Jacks has a memorable name and is distinguished by its orange and green color cereal O’s. Apple Jacks has an apple and cinnamon taste that is appealing with milk. It is a fairly popular cereal that occasionally comes off with spin-offs to keep the product fresh. Apple Jacks’ cereal is somewhat simple and tame for some, lacking bright colors or powerful blasts of flavor that other cereals may have, but Apple Jacks’s does have a respectable fandom, perhaps for its overall pleasing taste or familiar colors. (Source: www.snackhistory.com)

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Starting in 1992, there was an advertising campaign that featured children expressing their enjoyment of Apple Jacks, regardless of its lack of apple flavor. The slogan for this campaign became "We eat what we like". The shift toward marketing cereals directly at children signaled the growing recognition of children's influence on family purchases. The commercials took place in such normal kid hang-outs as the at school, garage, ballet class, the kitchen and such. After each commercial, the group of children would pose for a group Polaroid of the entire group.

As of 2004, the marketing mascots are a care-free Jamaican cinnamon stick named CinnaMon and an accident-prone apple named Bad Apple. Labeled as Apple Jacks Adventures in print advertising, the commercials focus on CinnaMon upstaging Bad Apple by reaching a bowl of Apple Jacks before he can, in spite of the apple's attempts to stop him. Due to legal troubles, Bad Apple's antagonistic nature was dropped; Apple and CinnaMon were then portrayed as highly competitive friends, both getting into the bowl. The campaign was slated to be retired in 2007, and replaced by a retread of the 1990s campaign focused on children, but fan response to Apple and CinnaMon helped them remain as the mascots. In 2007, Apple and Cinnamon were fused together with Cinnamon sticking through the center of Apple with both of their legs at the bottom of their body. They remained this way for a few of the commercials until they became unstuck by a special machine. In 2009, Apple and Cinnamon were transported out of their cartoon world to the real world of New York City, where they continue to race each other to the bowl where they would enter the bowl at the same time. (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

New Kellogg's Apple Jacks, apple good for breakfast or snacks, cinnamon toasty, apple tasty, a bowl a day keeps the bullies away. (1960s-late 1970s) (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

the-random-house.fandom.com)Apple Jacks will not be sold to bullies (often printed adjacent to a red-haired boy with glasses) (1960s-late 1970s) (Source:

A is for apple, J is for Jacks. Cinnamon toasty Apple Jacks! (1971–1992) (Source: the-random-house.fandom.com)

 

 

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