Happy Birthday! Oreo Cookie Turns 100
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. This week, the Oreo cookie celebrated a milestone birthday - turning 100. The very first batch of Oreos was made at the original Nabisco bakery in New York in 1912. After a century spent in American pantries, the company is releasing a limited edition birthday cake Oreo. It has competition, though. The Girl Scouts also turn 100 this year, though they didn't start selling their cookies until 1917. It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.