12 famous food brands that came from Michigan


Our state has long held deep pride in its Michigan-made products. Detroit was once the potato chip capital of the U.S., as well as a player in the pickle industry (we really love our snacks). Companies like Kellogg's and Gerber revolutionized how Americans eat — going from consuming homemade and hand-preserved foods to modern, packaged goods. There are also dozens of DIY products that are making waves locally. We dug up the histories of some the most iconic brands around that got their starts right here in Michigan.

By Serena Maria Daniels