The Oreo Turns 100, Happy Birthday!!

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ON a day like this in March 6, 1912 the National Biscuit Company made its first sale of Oreo sandwich cookies, to a grocer in Hoboken named S. C. Thuesen.

A century later, the brand’s present owner, Kraft Foods, is readying a centennial celebration that looks ahead as well as back.