Most everyone knows Battle Creek is commonly known as the "Cereal City", but the city’s  business history reveals a lot more than just breakfast cereal companies.

The Battle Creek Enquirer has compiled a list of 8 long time employers in the city - funeral homes, a charity organization, a newspaper, a military base, a manufacturer and a couple cereal companies - that have been in business and keeping employees busy for more than 100 years.

Farley Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home
Established: 1882

Charitable Union
Established: January 1887

Post Consumers Brands
Established: Jan. 1, 1895

Battle Creek Enquirer
Established:1900

Kellogg Company
Established: February 19, 1906

Shouldice Industrial Manufacturers and Contractors Inc
Established: 1907

Bachman Hebble Funeral Services
Established: January 21, 1909

Fort Custer Army National Guard Base
Established: 1917