Surprising real names of 13 popular food mascots

Kirstie Renae, MSN

When strolling through the grocery store we see countless brand mascots pictured on all kinds of food items. Only a select few of them have won the marketing jackpot and managed to become synonymous with their product and recognizable all over the world.

Although we may call them by their common names, like “Cap’n Crunch,” “Mr. Peanut,” or “The Pillsbury Doughboy,” these popular characters actually have real names and back-stories that span decades.

Here are some of the most interesting real names of popular food mascots.