What did you eat for breakfast? By: Sarah Orris and Katie Gallagher
- What’s your favorite cereal and why?
- Origin: The word cereal comes from Cerealia, the name of ancient Roman ceremonies that honored Ceres, the goddess of grain.
Did you know?
- There are 2.7 billion packages of cereal sold every year – that’s enough boxes to wrap around the Earth thirteen times.
- The average American eats 160
- bowls of cereal each year.
- Of the 294 million people in the U.S., 49% start their day with a bowl of cereal.
Did you know?
- Cereal was invented when colonial housewives started serving up popcorn with sugar and cream for breakfast.
- The cereal market in the United States is a $10.5 billion business.
- Breakfast cereal is the third most popular item sold in grocery stores after carbonated beverages and milk.
- Celiac Disease is a chronic inherited digestive disorder that can cause damage to the small intestine.
- Gluten is a natural protein that is found in wheat, barley, rye and oats.
- 1 out of every 133 Americans have Celiac Disease and are unable to eat Gluten.
- General Mills makes Chex, but this cereal is not attractive to children.
- 1. General Mills Cheerios
- 3. Post Honey Bunches of Oats
- 4. Kellogg's Frosted Flakes
- 5. Kellogg's Frosted Mini Wheats
- 8. General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch
- 9. General Mills Lucky Charms
- 10. Quaker Oats Cap'n Crunch
Nutrition? What’s That?
- Only 1 of the top 10 is good for you…Which one is it?
- Three are the worst for you…Can you guess which 3?
- Now if you are concerned about trans fat, there is only one of the top 10 that has no trans fat in it...What do you think?
With That Said…
- Kellogs, General Mills, and Post are strong rivals competing in the cereal industry today.
- They study consumers’ buying habits and market activities based on income, age, and special preferences in order have the top sales per year.
- Gluten Free Cereal that is