How Pop-Tarts Has Stayed Hot for Over 50 Years

Breakfast from the toaster? Still an appetizing idea

Food technologist Bill Post devised a lot of unusual foodstuffs at the Kellogg's plant he supervised in Grand Rapids, Mich., and he also devised a great way of testing all of them. He brought the goods home for his kids to eat. The children didn't care for many of the prototypes, but one of them they liked a great deal. "Bring those fruit scones home, Dad," they said.