It’s not unusual to find a surprise inside a box of cereal. Often it’s good, like a coupon or a little toy. Sometimes it’s something nasty, which warrants a stern letter to the manufacturer of said cereal.
And sometimes it's poignant, like the surprise high school teacher Stephane Gaudette got when he opened a box of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes on Monday morning. The wax paper package inside contained this message:
“This is the very last bag of Canadian cereal for the Canadian market from Kellogg’s London Ontario plant. Fri. Dec. 5, 2014.”
The bag was signed by three workers who’d been employed at the nine-decade-old plant between 24 and 29 years.
According to the London Free Press, Kellogg’s London plant shut down for good on Dec. 21, putting 500 people out of work. It made 27 cereals, including Corn Flakes, FrostedRead More »from Farewell message on Frosted Flakes also a fitting epitaph for branch plants