With workers at home and stores stingy with shelf space, how is a new protein bar supposed to introduce itself? Even the food giants had to adjust.
Quaker Oats announced it would drop the name Aunt Jemima last summer after the killing of George Floyd and the widespread protests over racial inequality.
The likes of Frito-Lay and food delivery services are expecting a busy Sunday, as more viewers stay home rather than gather in large groups.
A nanny and cook, she played the part as the pancake flour company that employed her perpetuated a racial stereotype. She died 97 years ago in Chicago.
The N.F.L. team in Washington announced the move Monday and will continue its search for a new name and logo.
Corporate America has pledged millions to social justice efforts since the killing of George Floyd. But some businesses have gone further, committing to concrete changes in their practices.
Quaker Oats, which owns the 131-year-old brand, said it would change the packaging as it worked “to make progress toward racial equality.”
In addition to declaring solidarity, the fast-food industry could make changes to protect the health and safety of black employees.