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Aunt Jemima Pancake Syrup 710ml Pack of 2

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Since the 1940s, the rice boxes have featured a white-haired Black man, sometimes with a bow tie, an image that critics have said evokes servitude. Within hours of the announcement, the Mars food company announced it would do away with the brand name and logo for Uncle Ben’s rice, eventually rebranding itself as Ben’s Original.

The image did not materially change following Black emancipation: it was represented by a dark-skinned heavyset woman of indeterminate middle age who wore an apron and a bandana as a headscarf. Consumers can expect to find Pearl Milling Company brand pancake mixes, syrups, cornmeal, flour, and grits products on shelves in June, according to a press release. Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the product information provided, products and their ingredients may change.The picture has changed over time, and in recent years Quaker removed the "mammy" kerchief from the character to blunt growing criticism that the brand perpetuated a racist stereotype that dated to the days of slavery. Why not check out our full Aunt Jemima range, so you can team your pancake syrup with authentic Aunt Jemima American pancakes, for an amazing Stateside breakfast. Quaker Oats didn’t consult the Richard family before announcing their decision to rebrand, but Harris says they have since reached out to the company about preserving Richard’s legacy.

At twenty-six years old, Landor had left his home in Germany to study art and design in Britain, where he became the youngest Fellow of the Royal Society of Industrial Artists. To keep her aunt’s legacy alive, Harris says her family hopes Quaker Oats comes out with a commemorative box to recognize the many women who portrayed Aunt Jemima over the years. In a 2015 piece for The New York Times, Richardson wrote that the inspiration for the brand's name came from a minstrel song, "Old Aunt Jemima," in which white actors in blackface mocked and derided Black people. Quaker Oats, which has been owned by PepsiCo since 2001, announced its decision on Aunt Jemima days after a TikTok video describing the brand’s history was shared widely on social media.

Soon after Quaker Oats said it would rebrand Aunt Jemima in June, other companies pledged to reexamine or scrap questionable branding and packaging, including Eskimo Pie, Mrs. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions. Butterworth’s — to announce redesigns as protests against systemic racism erupted across the United States this past summer. The commitment we’re making is a reflection of our broader PepsiCo values of diversity and inclusion and support of the Black community,” PepsiCo said. According to Pearl Milling, the rebranded products will have the phrase “New Name, Same Great Taste as Aunt Jemima” on the new packaging to help consumers find the replacements.

She concludes the post, which has racked up hundreds of thousands of views across platforms, by saying, "Black lives matter, people, even over breakfast. In her book A Voice from the South (1892), Cooper had noted the fascination with "Southern influence, Southern ideas, and Southern ideals" had "dictated to and domineered over the brain and sinew of this nation".The new branding was launched that June, one year after the company announced they would drop Aunt Jemima branding. It’s tough to gauge the reaction to Aunt Jemima’s new branding, said Apex Marketing Group president Eric Smallwood, who says the reception for the new branding will depend on Pepsi’s rollout plan. She was employed as a cook in the home of a Quaker Oats executive and began pancake demonstrations at her employer's request.

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