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Chelsea, Michigan: Home of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix - Tours

The Chelsea Milling Company makes baking mix products, dozens since their iconic Jiffy corn muffin was introduced in 1930. Tour the factory by appointment, or just pose with the half-human box of Jiffy outside the front door.

Chelsea Milling Co.

201 W. North Street, Chelsea, MI
Hwy 52/Main St. west on W. North St. park in the lot.
By appt. M-F 9 am - 3 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Corny, the Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix Man.

Home of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix - Tours

Corny does indeed take a lead role in the Factory tour, from the photo op out front to banter with the CEO during the informational videos (where he more than lives up to the name). It took me an embarrassingly long time to realize that Corny's feet were two giant corn kernels.

Tours are by appointment only, given on the hour. Guests are taken for a thirty-minute Corny video in a slick theater, then there is a break for the tour guide to go over available merchandise. Corny returns for a safety video, hairnets are distributed, and guests are taken for a 20 minute walk through the packaging portion of the Factory.

At the conclusion of the tour, gift merchandise is picked up and goodie bags distributed: activity books and muffin mix for the kids, recipe books and muffin/cornbread mixes for the adults.

[Kitsa, 07/28/2018]

Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix silo.

Home of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix - Tours

The Jiffy Mix factory silos can be found at the Chelsea Milling Company, Chelsea, MI. The silos display the iconic Jiffy box.

[Anne, 10/11/2011]

The first Jiffy baking mix was developed and introduced in Chelsea in 1930. The Chelsea Milling Co. factory offers a one-hour tour by advance reservation (same day requests as space permits). A come-to-life corn muffin mix box goes by the name of "Corny," but we don't know if he will literally be your guide, or just exists in a product cartoon universe.

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