Uncle Ben's and Mrs. Butterworth's follow Aunt Jemima phasing out racial stereotypes in logos

Not sure if they changed the website or if I just can't find it but this article backs up what I said.


According to the Uncle Ben's website, the name was first used in 1946 in reference to a black farmer known as Uncle Ben who excelled in rice-growing. The man depicted in the logo is a "a beloved Chicago chef and waiter named Frank Brown."

And this one


Presumably they put that on their website so they don't have people suing them trying to get money because their grandpa was uncle ben or whatever

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