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Uncle Ben's Rice to Change Name to Ben's Original
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Cream of Wheat To Replace Image of Black Chef, Company SaysThe news follows Mars' announcement on Wednesday that it will change the name and logo of Uncle Ben's rice
Uncle Ben's faced criticism for racial stereotyping. Now the rice brand, owned by Mars, has revealed its new name.Packaging with the new Ben's Original name and logo will hit stores from 2021, after the Mars-owned brand faced criticism over racial stereotyping.
Uncle Ben’s rice brand gets new name
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Uncle Ben’s brand ‘evolves’ after criticism of racial stereotypingThe rice brand will simply be known as “Ben's Original.”
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Uncle Ben’s Rice Changes Name And Logo As Part Of Effort To Be Inclusive‘We understand the inequities that were associated with the name and face of the previous brand‘
Uncle Ben's Rice Rebranded as Ben's Originals
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Mars drops Uncle Ben's, reveals new name for rice brandThe Uncle Ben's rice brand is getting a new name: Ben's Original.
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Mars drops Uncle Ben’s brand for promoting racial stereotypeRice range will be renamed Ben’s Original
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Breakfast Brands Wake Up: Cream of Wheat, Mrs. Butterworth’s Are Latest Brands to Review Racist LogosCream of Wheat and Mrs. Butterworth's joins Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben's in rebranding their logos, which have been criticized as promoting racist stereotypes.
Uncle Ben's, other brands, under review after Aunt Jemima announcementMars, which makes Uncle Ben's rice, said in a statement the brand has "a responsibility to take a stand in helping to put an end to racial bias and injustices."
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Cream of Wheat packaging with chef image under 'immediate review' after Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben's newsB&G Foods is "initiating an immediate review" of the Cream of Wheat's packaging after decisions by Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben's and Mrs. Butterworth's.
After Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben and Mrs. Butterworth feel the heatPeople have long complained about the use of African-American stereotypes in marketing. The Aunt Jemima decision has prompted more companies to take action.
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Uncle Ben and Mrs. Butterworth Feel the Heat Following Aunt Jemima AnnouncementThe protests over police brutality and racism have led several companies to reconsider how they use African-American stereotypes in marketing.
Conagra Brands reviewing Mrs. Butterworth's brand after Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben's announcementsConagra Brands has "begun a complete brand and packaging review on Mrs. Butterworth's." Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben's announced similar moves Wednesday.
Uncle Ben’s Brand Announces Plans To ‘Evolve’ After Aunt Jemima RemovalThe company says it’s ‘evaluating all possibilities‘
Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben’s Rebranding After Years of Criticism for Racist ImageryWell-known food brands Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben's announced they were updating their branding to remove images that had been criticized as racist stereotypes.
Mars says it is 'evaluating' changes to Uncle Ben's rice brandMcLean-based Mars Inc., one of the world’s largest private companies, said Wednesday it is “evaluating all possibilities” about the branding of its Uncle Ben’s rice products. “As we listen to..
First Aunt Jemina, now Uncle Ben's: Rice brand plans to 'evolve' and change 'visual brand identity'The owner of Uncle Ben's rice announced it planned to make changes to its "visual brand identity" and help "put an end to racial bias and injustices."
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