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Kellogg: Increased fiber intake can slash health care costs

A Kellogg-commissioned study has suggested that $12.7bn in US healthcare costs could be saved if consumers ate more fiber.

Yogurt and cereal: The new snap, crackle and pop?

Kellogg Australia reckons there’s a new breakfast cereal trend afloat as consumers replace traditional milk with yogurt or fruit juice, but Mintel’s innovation head says this is nothing new....

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NLRB issues complaint against Kellogg over Memphis lockout

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a complaint over Kellogg’s Memphis plant lockout, based on federal charges brought forward by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers (BCTGM)...

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Kellogg v BCTGM: Contract wars over Memphis lockout

The BCTGM union has accused Kellogg of acting outside the law in its lockout, claiming employment terms held under a master contract can’t be negotiated, but Kellogg says the terms...

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What will this Memphis contract war come to?

A labor attorney says there could be a number of reasons behind the Kellogg-BCTGM contract dispute and now that the National Labor Relations Board is involved, worse-case scenario it could...

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BCTGM: Kellogg’s Memphis lockout is illegal

Kellogg’s Memphis lockout is unlawful because employment terms are covered by a master contract that cannot be negotiated ahead of expiry in 2015, says the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and...

The good, the bad and the mascot: Kids’ advertising entrenches adult brand loyalty

Food brand mascots advertised to children can spark long-term brand loyalty and biases – a strategy that could be used to benefit public health but one that could also fuel...

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BCTGM launches social media campaign against Kellogg

The BCTGM trade union has unveiled a social media campaign against Kellogg over the five-month Memphis lockout that has now entered into a legal phase.

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Special K targets Swedish women with Cracker Crisps launch

Kellogg has launched three variants of Special K Cracker Crisps into the Swedish market, boasting a 60% less fat on-pack claim to target health-conscious females.

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Top 10 CPG brands 2013: Special K and Tostitos make the cut

Kellogg and Frito-Lay have ranked in IRI’s top 10 most successful US consumer packaged goods brands of 2013.

Kellogg on Memphis lockout: The union has refused to meet since October

Federal charges have been filed against Kellogg and numerous letters sent calling for an end to the Memphis lockout, but the company says a resolution is impossible because the BCTGM...

US senators demand Kellogg act fast to end Memphis lockout

Five US senators have called on Kellogg to ‘act swiftly’ and resolve its Memphis lockout, which has seen more than 200 employees unable to work at the ready-to-eat cereal plant...

Kellogg muesli launch taps into ‘superfood’ trend

Kellogg Australia’s new Fibrelicious muesli expands the brand beyond its traditional flake format and taps into the ‘superfood’ seed trend, according to a Datamonitor analyst.

Oxfam sustainability scorecard reveals ‘leaders and laggards’

Leading food and drink makers including Nestlé, Unilever and Coca-Cola have made good progress in the year since Oxfam released its first Behind the Brands sustainability scorecard – and only...

Kellogg CEO: We integrated Pringles flawlessly

The acquisition of Pringles back in 2012 has tripled the scale of Kellogg in some emerging markets – completely changing the nature of business, its CEO says.

Special K Australia eyes ‘healthier direction’ after slashing salt

Kellogg Australia has reduced the sodium content of its Special K cereals by 15% in a recipe overhaul and says it will take a new, healthier direction in 2014.

Kellogg revamps palm oil policy after months of protests

The Kellogg Company has pledged to source fully traceable palm oil by the end of next year, a move that has been welcomed by NGOs that have been fighting for...

Kellogg cereal woes: Q4 net sales dip amid full year profits

The Kellogg Company has reported lower-than-expected fourth quarter sales due to continued weakness in cereal but its president and CEO says the company can still win at the breakfast occasion. ...

Project K: Kellogg to shut US cookie plant

The Kellogg Company will close a cookie plant in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of its global cost-cutting plan Project K.

Civil rights body seeks to end Kellogg Memphis lockout

The National Action Network (NAN) has stepped in to try and end a three-month stalemate between Kellogg and more than 200 workers over casual labor contracts.

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Undeclared milk content prompts Pringles recall

The Kellogg Company has issued a very small recall on its original Pringles snack in the US following potential exposure to seasoning containing milk.

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Kellogg Australia makes kids cereal pledge

Kellogg Australia has pledged to donate at least two million servings of cereal to kids in 2014.

Euromonitor: All eyes now on Kellogg as Gen Mills and Post Foods throw down Non-GMO gauntlet

Many big brands are “playing a waiting game” right now to see whether moves by General Mills and Post Foods to axe GMOs from iconic brands (Cheerios and Grape Nuts)...

Trades union ‘saddened’ by 140 job cuts at Kellogg

Trades union Usdaw said it was “saddened” to hear of the 140 job cuts planned at breakfast cereal giant Kellogg’s Wrexham factory, part of a global business restructure.

New year, new waistline, new market? Kellogg slashes snack bar prices by 29%

Kellogg has cut prices of its single-serve cereal bars in the UK by 29% which could make them competitive amid waistline woes and catapult the brand out of the breakfast...

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