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Product type Cracker
Owner Kellogg Company
(Sunshine Biscuits)
Introduced 1921
Previous owners Green & Green Company (1919)
Keebler Company (1996)

Cheez-It is a cracker manufactured by the Kellogg Company through the Sunshine Biscuits division. They are roughly 26 by 24 mm (1.0 by 0.95 inch) rectangular crackers made with wheat flour, vegetable oil, sharp cheddar cheese, salt, and spices. The product was introduced in 1921 by the Green and Green company of Dayton Ohio; a series of corporate acquisitions made Cheez-It the property of the Keebler Company in 1996, of which Sunshine Brands is a lower division.


Cheez-Its are kosher.[2]

Nutrition Facts[edit]

For the original cheddar cheese Cheez-Its, each serving of 30 grams (about 27 crackers) contains:[3]


There are a variety of related Cheez-It products, including Baby Swiss, White Cheddar, Parmesan & Garlic, Cheddar Jack, Pepper Jack, Italian Four Cheese, Colby, Reduced Fat, Snack Mix (formerly called Party Mix), Snack Mix Double Cheese, Hot & Spicy (made with Tabasco), Mozzarella, Provolone (With Real Hickory Smoke Flavor Added), Duoz Sharp Cheddar & Parmesan, Duoz Smoked Cheddar & Monterey Jack, Scrabble Junior, and the Cheez-It Big (a larger cracker more suitable for garnishing or dipping).[4]


  1. ^ "Cheez-It Baked Snack Crackers - Crackers". Retrieved 2010-01-11. 
  2. ^ "Kellogg’s – Cheez-It". Retrieved 2010-01-11. 
  3. ^ "Cheez-It Nutrition Profile". 2006-08-16. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 
  4. ^ "Cheez-It Baked Snack Crackers". Retrieved 2010-01-11.

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