The Otis Spunkmeyer Story
The First Store Opened
Ken Rawlings opens the first Otis Spunkmeyer cookie store in Oakland, CA.
Cookie Dough Factory Doors Opened
Otis Spunkmeyer signs the lease for its first cookie dough manufacturing facility in San Leandro, CA.
20 Cookie Stores
Otis Spunkmeyer transitions to wholesale and sells its 20 cookie stores in California.
DC-3 Skytours goes into Service
Otis Spunkmeyer Air DC-3 Skytours goes into service providing air tours of the San Francisco Bay Area in two vintage DC-3's.
Retail Frozen Cookie Dough
Otis Spunkmeyer introduces retail frozen cookie dough sold in grocery stores.
Acquisition of Sweet Happenings
Otis Spunkmeyer Muffins introduced with the acquisition of the Sweet Happenings muffin company.
Expansion into England & Mexico
Otis Spunkmeyer goes international with expansion into England and Mexico. Canada follows a few years later.
Danishes & Brownies
Otis Spunkmeyer Danishes and Brownies introduced.
Otis Spunkmeyer Acquires Chippery
Otis Spunkmeyer acquires Chippery. All Otis Spunkmeyer cookie & muffin recipes switch to 0 grams trans fat.
Fat Cookies & Muffin & Acquisition
Otis Spunkmeyer Delicious Essentials reduced fat cookies & muffins introduced. Otis Spunkmeyer acquired by global specialty bakery company now known as ARYZTA AG.
R&D Center of Excellence Opened
State of the art Otis Spunkmeyer R&D Center of Excellence opened.
Available throughout North America
Otis Spunkmeyer begins selling its cookies, cakes and muffins directly to consumers in stores throughout North America.
Otis Spunkmeyer celebrates 40 years of creating delicious baked goods and putting the FUN in fundraising.