The Oreo Cookie has proved it can withstand the test of time.
The chocolate cookie with cream in the middle has been around since 1912.
Today, Kraft Foods is celebrating the Oreo’s 100th birthday in grand fashion—hosting more than 100 “birthday parties” across a dozen countries, plus games on their website, and you can even buy a package of limited edition “Birthday Cake Oreos” to celebrate the occasion. For $4 on the company’s website, you can also send a friend a coupon for a free package of Oreos.
The Oreo isn’t the oldest of its Kraft siblings. Cookies like Nabisco’s Fig Newtons were introduced in 1892 and Barnum’s Animals were created in 1902.
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