These famous foods all have an iconic mascot — see if you can name them

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With endless choices lining every grocery store aisle, brands rely on mascots to make their products stand out. The characters’ faces are instantly recognisable, but their full names are often fun bits of trivia.

See how many famous food mascots you can name.


Do you know the names of the three elves pictured on boxes of Rice Krispies?

Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty ImagesRice Krispies.

The elves are named Snap, Crackle, and Pop.


What is the name of the cheetah who appears on bags of Cheetos?

Geri Lavrov/Contributor/Getty ImagesCheetos.

His name is Chester the Cheetah, and he can usually be seen wearing sunglasses and tennis shoes.


This Frosted Flakes mascot wears his name on his red bandana. What is it?

APFrosted Flakes.

His name is Tony the Tiger.


Who is the fish pictured on StarKist tuna cans?

Richard Levine/Corbis via Getty ImagesStarKist tuna.

The fish’s name is Charlie the Tuna.


Who is the bee that appears on boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios?

CostcoHoney Nut Cheerios.

The Honey Nut Cheerios mascot bee is named BuzzBee, or Buzz for short. He was named by 11-year-old Kristine Tong in a 2000 contest.


There was an actual Chef Boyardee upon whom the mascot is based. What was his full name?

Darren Ornitz/File Photo/ReutersChef Boyardee.

Chef Hector Boiardi ran a restaurant called Il Giardino d’Italia known for its delicious pasta dishes.


What is the name of the mascot for Froot Loops cereal?

Geri Lavrov/Contributor/Getty ImagesFroot Loops.

Toucan Sam is the face of Froot Loops.


Many will recognise Colonel Sanders of Kentucky Fried Chicken. But do you know his first name?

Justin Sullivan/GettyKFC.

His full name is Colonel Harland Sanders.


Do you know the name of the leprechaun from Lucky Charms?

Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty ImagesLucky Charms.

The leprechaun is appropriately named Lucky.


The character known as the “Keebler elf” has a name. Do you know what it is?

Sarah Schmalbruch / INSIDERKeebler cookies.

His name is Ernest J. Keebler, or “Ernie” for short.


What is Cap’n Crunch’s full name?

Daniel Zuchnik/FilmMagicA Captain Crunch cosplayer at New York City ComiCon in 2013.

His full name is Captain Horatio Magellan Crunch.


The Pillsbury Doughboy also has a name. What is it?

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)The Pillsbury Doughboy.

The doughboy’s name is Poppin’ Fresh.


Do you know Mr. Peanut’s full name?

Scott Roth/Invision/APMr. Peanut.

Mr. Peanut’s full name is Bartholomew Richard Fitzgerald-Smythe,Planters shared on Twitter.


Do you know the Hamburger Helper mascot’s name?

Kevin Schafer//Getty ImagesHamburger Helper.

The white glove mascot was originally named Helping Hand, but has come to be known as Lefty.


A friendly frog appears on boxes of Honey Smacks cereal. What’s his name?

AmazonHoney Smacks.

The frog’s name is Dig ‘Em. He was designed by artist James Mackey.


This fluffy rabbit appears on Nesquik products. What is his name?

APNesquik.

The rabbit’s name is Quicky.


What is the name of Hawaiian Punch’s mascot?

AmazonHawaiian Punch.

The surfer’s name is Punchy. He was created in 1961 and was known for doling out cartoonish punches.


What is Chuck E. Cheese’s full name?

Mike Blake/ReutersChuck E. Cheese.

The famous mouse’s full name is Charles Entertainment Cheese.

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