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There are foods that are so famous that they are remembered by many people despite the passage of years and the advent of competition. In Mexico, as well as in the United States, animal cookies, but, What is their origin and who makes them? We tell you.
If you thought this food was popular in Mexico, it’s so famous in America that April 18th is even celebrated as Animal Shaped Cookies Day.
Well, the neighboring country to the north, these products They were created by David F. Stauffer in 1871 due to their growing popularity in the state of Pennsylvania.Founder of Stouffer’s Cookies Company.
Before that, the United States sent them to buy from another country, becauseAnimal cookies were invented in England In the late 19th century, according to the Eat Wyeth organization.
However, its origins date back even further, as according to the Snack History site, the Yule tribe based in the Scandinavian region was the first to make this type of food in the 6th century.
Well, poor people who could not afford animal sacrifices to their gods symbolically prepared cookies in the shape of mammals as a sort of symbolic offering.
Who Makes Animal Cookies?
in present Stouffer’s and Nabisco continue to make animal cookies, An activity they have carried out in the North American country for over 100 years.
Even the company formerly called the National Biscuit Company was named after him. “Barnum’s Beasts”In reference to the Barnum and Bailey Circus, one of the most famous circuses of the late 19th century in the United States and which later merged with the Ringling Brothers Circus to become one of the most famous circus companies in the country.
Whereas in Mexico you can find different brands of animal cookies, such as Gemesa, Orrera, Quetara, Lara, etc.