Just googled ole's chili to see if it was still around and found a post on this site, so I signed up. My all time fave chili, been thinking about it for years and don't know if anyone responded to post almost a year ago. Is it around anywhere? Been in CA for 40 years and never stopped craving!
Here's a bit of the commentary from a federal trademark application for Ole's Chili-
This is a brand page for the OLE'S trademark by Ole's Food Products Co. in Chicago, , 60657. Write a review about a product or service associated with this OLE'S trademark. Or, contact the owner Ole's Food Products Co. of the OLE'S trademark by filing a request to communicate with the Legal Correspondent for licensing, use, and/or questions related to the OLE'S trademark.
On Tuesday, October 14, 1980, a U.S. federal trademark registration was filed for OLE'S by Ole's Food Products Co., Chicago 60657. The USPTO has given the OLE'S trademark serial number of 73281482. The current federal status of this trademark filing is CANCELLED - SECTION 8. The correspondent listed for OLE'S is Wallenstein, Wagner, Hattis, of Strampel & Aubel, Suite 2100, 100 S. Wacker Dr. Chicago IL 60606 . The OLE'S trademark is filed in the category of Meats and Processed Food Products . The description provided to the USPTO for OLE'S is Chili Con Carne and Chile and Macaroni.