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The Gerber Company

The Gerber Products Company is an extremely well-known producer of baby products and baby food. Gerber is a subsidiary of the equally well-known Nestle Company. Though Gerber began by producing baby food, the company later expanded its market to include a variety of other products. The Gerber Products Company is currently based out of Fremont, MI.

The Gerber Company was first created by Daniel Gerber in 1927. He was the owner of the Fremont, MI canned fruit and vegetable production company known as Fremont Canning. Daniel's wife Dorothy began producing strained food for the couple's young daughter under instruction of their pediatrician. Mr. Gerber recognized that the production of baby food would make for an excellent business opportunity and began to develop a business plan.

Mr. Gerber began distributing his first products nationwide in the late 1920s. These products first included only five different foods- beef and vegetable soup, prunes, strained peas, spinach, and carrots.

The Gerber baby food company eventually grew, however, into one of the largest companies in the baby food industry, controlling more than 80% of the market. Today, Gerber sells its products in 80 different countries will labels written in 16 different languages. Gerber produces approximately 190 different products.

Merging Companies

The Gerber Company remained independent until 1994, when it was combines with Sandoz Laboratories. In 1996, Sandoz Laboratories joined forces with CIBA-Geigy in the creation of a huge pharmaceutical company known as Novartis. In 2007, however, Nestle purchased Gerber from Novartis for approximately $5.5 billion. The Gerber Life Insurance Company is a subsidiary of the Gerber Products Company.

Gerber's Products

Gerber is most well-known for its baby food, but also produces healthcare products, breast-feeding supplies, toys, clothing, bottles, pacifiers, and more.

In 1967, Gerber began selling life insurance. Another characteristic always associated with Gerber is the "Gerber baby," which, according to the company, was a woman by the name of Ann Turner Cook. This logo has been featured on Gerber products for years, and the terminology is often used in marketing practices.

Gerber has also been known for their family-oriented business style. Early in the company's history, the founder's young daughter would personally answer letters from customers.

Gerber Coupons

She continued this practice for many years, even after she ranked high within the Gerber Company. More recently, Gerber has created a parenting advice hotline along with a variety of parent-friendly tools and information databases that can be accessed for free online.

Gerber Coupons

For those looking to purchase Gerber baby food products for less, there are a variety of ways to obtain coupons. One of the best ways to save money on Gerber products is to visit the official Gerber website directly which can be accessed at www.gerber.com.

Upon arrival to the website, you can click a link located in the upper right hand corner of the home page that will allow you to join the "Gerber Generation."

You will then be able to receive emails containing product information, special offers, and coupons directly from Gerber. Also on the website, you can find a link to special promotions that are currently being offered by the company.

Online Coupons

It is also possible to find Gerber coupons by searching one of the many online databases currently available on the internet. Some of the more common websites of this type are RedPlum.Com, SmartSource.Com, and Coupons.Com.

When visiting any of these sites, you will need to download coupon printing software before you can choose to print coupons. All of these websites are updated frequently, so be sure to check back often if you don't immediately find the savings you are looking for.

Coupons in Local Paper

Another way to find coupons for Gerber baby food products is by looking in your local newspaper or in the printed advertisements produced by Gerber retailers. You may also be able to find coupons in parenting or pregnancy related magazines.

By checking these printed media sources, you will not only be able to find coupons, but you will also be made aware of any in-store sales or promotions currently applicable to Gerber baby food products. To save even more money, try to combine an in-store sale with a printed coupon when permitted.

Saving Money on Gerber Products

The Gerber Products Company is one of the most popular and well-known producers of baby food and baby products. They have been around since the 1920s, and their business has grown to include such things as breast-feeding supplies, clothing, and even life insurance.

The Gerber Company and its subsidiaries are now owned by the Nestle Company. There are many ways to save money on Gerber products such as by visiting Gerber's official website, signing up to receive newsletters, printing coupons from the internet, looking for in-store sales, or finding coupons in your local newspaper. For best results, you can combine a coupon and discounted prices when applicable.

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