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Oreo: Happy 110th Birthday!

The Oreo cookie turns 110 next month. It was introduced by Nabisco on March 6, 1912. Oreo cookies are available in over one hundred countries.
• The “Oreo Biscuit” was first developed and produced by the National Biscuit Company (today known as Nabisco) in 1912 at its Chelsea, New York City factory.
• It was launched as an imitation of the Hydrox cookie manufactured by Sunshine company, which was introduced in 1908.
• The Oreo Biscuit was renamed in 1921 to “Oreo Sandwich”; in 1948, the name was changed to “Oreo Crème Sandwich”; and in 1974 it became the “Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookie”, the name that has remained to this day.

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