Full circle

Growing up in the post-war years, my grandmother lived with us and always drank Postum. I don’t know if it was a habit left over from the war rationing period, or just what she liked, but my very first cup of “grown-up” beverage was Postum. Now I am...

Sunday Nights

When I was a child, we always went to church services on Sunday evening after the cows were milked and chores done. We waited to eat until we got home about 8:30 p.m. Often we had popcorn, and always we had Postum, a steaming cup made with milk on chilly winter...

Wheeler

It was 1895 when my great, great grandfather Harry Brownell sold the first gas stove to C.W. Post when he founded Postum in Battle Creek, MI. Harry became an employee of Postum and a company newsletter covered his sale of the stove which was published in 1926.

Mornings with my Dad

When I was a little girl I would get up early with my Dad when he got ready for work. He always made coffee and it smelled so good. I was not allowed to have any because of the caffeine in it. My Dad solved the problem by bringing home Postum. I have loved it since...

My father always drank Postum

My father always had a cup of Postem in the morning. I was allowed to drink it also from time to time, since it has no caffeine. My wife and I were just talking about Postum and decided to see if it was still being sold. I plan to order it for nostalgia. Who knows, we...

Fond memories of Downtown Battle Creek

I remember going downtown Battle Creek with my mother in the early 60’s. Woolworths was our big treat when we went downtown to see the ophthalmologist, or if we went shopping. Usually my mother shopped through the Sears or JC Penney catalogues for us, but...