publication date: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Advertising

clue: California maidens are not usually known for being tiny and shriveled.

explanation: Collett was the model for the woman who appeared on Sun-Maid raisin boxes and advertising for decades. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Erik Bates, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Ryan Dunn

Corporate Mascots: Not every company needs a public face, but it sure helps to have one in the food business, where personality is king. These five people will forever be associated with the food companies that turned them into mascots.

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