10 Things You Didn’t Know About Goldfish Crackers

1. They Were Invented in 1958 by a Swiss Biscuit Manufacturer

Oscar J. Kambly developed the original goldfish snack after he invented a new method of producing crispy biscuits. The idea came to him while he was shaving on his wife’s birthday. Have you ever wondered why he chose to make a fish mold for his new biscuits? It’s because his wife was a Pisces! He named his new treat “Goldfischli” or “Little Goldfish”. In 1962, the tasty goldfish crackers were introduced to the United States by then owner of Pepperidge Farm, Margaret Rudkin.

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