Redenbacher, Orville

Redenbacher, Orville
▪ 1996

      U.S. agricultural scientist and cocreator of a new hybrid of popcorn, "snowflake," which was lighter and fluffier than traditional popped kernels; he achieved celebrity status when his hayseed image—complete with bow tie and horn-rimmed glasses—appeared on the labels of the popcorn that bore his name (b. July 16, 1907—d. Sept. 19, 1995).

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