MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is Cap’n Crunch from the cereal box based on a real person?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is Cap’n Crunch from the cereal box based on a real person?

I’ve often wondered this while walking the cereal aisle in the grocery store. Cap’n Crunch looks like he would be the most likely cereal mascot that was actually based on a real person. Turns out it’s true, he is!

Cap’n Crunch’s full name is Horatio Magellan Crunch. Which is amazing. He was named after the famous explorer Ferdinand Magellan. A bonus fact… his ship is also called the S.S. Guppy.

I haven’t had Cap’n Crunch in YEARS but it might be time to pick up a box again.

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