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Noun1.Postum - trade mark for a coffee substitute invented by C. W. Post and made with chicory and roasted grains
coffee substitute - a drink resembling coffee that is sometimes substituted for it
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Made from wheat bran, wheat, molasses and maltodextrin, Postum is touted as a healthy caffeine-free coffee alternative and has been a grocery store staple since 1912 when it was invented by C.
Today Postum is marketed in its 8-ounce traditional jar, the only difference being the jar is now plastic and squatter.
Among the more engrossing tales is Pendergrast's portrait of the fanatic creator of the successful coffee-alternative Postum and Grape-Nuts cereal, C.