Gaines-Burgers

Gaines-Burgers

About Gaines-Burgers

Gaines-Burgers, a brand of dog food, was introduced in 1961 by General Foods. The product consisted of individually wrapped patties of moisturized dog food which resembled a hamburger. Unlike hamburgers, the Gaines-Burgers could be stored at room temperature for long periods of time. The technique was later used for human foods. Production of Gaines-Burgers ceased in the 1990s. Gaines-Burgers were named after the former Gaines Food Company of Sherburne, New York, a major pet food company acquired by General Foods in 1943. In November 1982 General Foods introduced 'Improved Gaines-Burgers Cheese', advertised as made with cheddar cheese. The 'improved' reference relates to an earlier version of the product 'with cheese' marketed in the early 1970s.

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