Orville Redenbacher, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The entrepreneur Orville Redenbacher passed away at age 88, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Orville Redenbacher and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Popularizer of popcorn through marketing his self-titled gourmet popcorn brand in countless commercials, talk shows, and radio pitches.

He started a successful fertilizer company after graduating from Purdue University, devoting his free time to improving popcorn.

He and his partner bought a seed business together, with Redenbacher spending the next several decades engineering a popcorn that was fluffier than the leading brands with fewer unpopped kernels.

How did Orville Redenbacher die?

Orville Redenbacher's death was caused by heart attack.

On September 19, 1995, Redenbacher died in the Jacuzzi of his condominium in Coronado, California. He suffered a heart attack and drowned. He was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.

Information about the death of Orville Redenbacher
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death88 years
BirthdayJuly 16, 1907
Death dateSeptember 19, 1995
Place of deathCoronado, California, United States
Place of burialValparaiso, Indiana

Quotes by Orville Redenbacher

"We got to know the competition very well. In the '50s popcorn made a big growth in sales. Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell in quality retail outlets."

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"Most of the competition was into bulk popcorn because of the major increases in the Drive-In Theatre Outlets."

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"It was necessary to have an even depth of corn on the top compared to the sides, so the air would not take the easiest route and not evenly dry the stored corn."

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"The cobs were delivered to a big pile. We were one of the first to feed corn cobs to cattle."

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"We made more money feeding molasses, urea, and corn cobs to cattle than we ever did feeding dent corn."

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