23-Mar-2011 By Rory Harrington
Kellogg Company has launched legal action against a Canadian firm over allegations its tainted packaging cost the food giant millions of dollars and forced it to issue a nationwide recall of breakfast cereals.
Limited segregated palm oil supply sees Kellogg's use certificates
04-Mar-2011 By Jane Byrne
Kellogg’s claims a lack of segregated, sustainably grown palm oil means its only option in terms of ensuring environmental friendly sourcing is to purchase GreenPalm certificates to cover its palm oil use in its products.
13-Jan-2011 By Shane Starling
The Kellogg Company will pay $5m to consumers misled by children’s immunity claims for its Rice Krispies breakfast cereal, after agreeing terms in an amalgamated class action in a California court.
11-Jan-2011 By Jane Byrne
Funding of research at a Belgian university into how cereal-derived prebiotics benefit human health will enable the development of fibre-rich cereal foods with greater nutritional value, claims Kellogg’s.
Kellogg COO to take over from retiring CEO MacKay
The Kellogg Company’s president, CEO and director David MacKay said that he plans to retire on January 1, 2011, the company said on Monday.
Kellogg and Covance enter seven-year food safety partnership
Kellogg’s has entered into a seven-year food safety testing agreement with Covance, which has completed construction of its Nutritional and Food Safety Laboratory in Battle Creek, Michigan.
22-Nov-2010 By Shane Starling
The Kellogg Company will pay consumers up to $2.75m over misleading kids’ attention claims for its Frosted Mini-Wheats cereals, after a federal judge reached a class action settlement.
Kelloggs wins industry advertising award
A Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Squares advert won the 2010 gold award for Long Term Effectiveness at the bi-annual IAPI Advertising Effectiveness awards (ADFX) last week.
UK Ofcom rejects breakfast TV complaints from Nestlé and Kellogg’s
24-Aug-2010 By Mike Stones
UK media watchdog Ofcom has rejected complaints from cereal food giants Nestlé and Kellogg’s that they were treated unfairly by the Channel 4 programme What’s in Your Breakfast?
Kellogg slashes sugar content of its Coco Pops cereal range
06-Aug-2010 By Mike Stones
Cereal and snack manufacturer Kellogg has cut the sugar content of its Coco Pops cereal range by 15 per cent in response to consumer demand, a spokesman told BakeryAndSnacks.com.
Kellogg packaging problem resolved – says FDA
06-Aug-2010 By Rory Harrington
The problem with Kellogg’s tainted packaging has been solved, US federal authorities said yesterday – as the company confirmed the chemical responsible for the huge recall is not used in its European operations.
Congress demands answers from Kellogg after tainted-packaging recall
04-Aug-2010 By Rory Harrington
Kellogg Company has come under pressure from the US Congress to disclose more information about the “hazardous” packaging chemical that led to the recall of million of boxes of cereal in June.
Ajinomoto and Kellogg’s team up on healthier cereals project
13-Jul-2010 By Jane Byrne
New product development and reformulation of Kellogg’s existing offering will be the focus of new R&D collaborative project between Ajinomoto and Kellogg’s.
Kellogg fails to name chemical responsible for packaging recall
Kellogg Company is remaining tight-lipped over the name of the packaging chemical that triggered its recall of 28 million packets of breakfast cereal last month.
Nestlé looks set to take on Kellogg's and PepsiCo in India
06-Jul-2010 By Jane Byrne
Nestle India, a subsidiary of the Swiss giant, is set to enter the breakfast cereals market and take on competitors in the category there such as Kellogg’s and PepsiCo, according to newswires.
Kellogg's pulls Article 13.5 weight health claim
30-Jun-2010 By Jane Byrne
Kellogg’s has pulled its application to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for approval of a weight health relationship claim under the proprietary and emerging science article 13.5 for generic ready-to-eat breakfast cereals.
Packaging is tainted, no hazardous material in food - Kellogg
29-Jun-2010 By Rory Harrington
A group of external experts has verified that tainted packaging rather than any harmful material in the food is the cause of Kellogg’s nationwide recall of 28 million boxes of cereal, said the company.
Kellogg issues massive recall as tainted packaging sparks health fears
28-Jun-2010 By Rory Harrington
Kellogg Company has recalled 28 million boxes of breakfast cereal in the United States over fears an unknown chemical that has tainted its packaging could cause diarrhoea and vomitting.
Kellogg’s eyes up snack firms in Russia and beyond
18-Jun-2010 By Oliver Nieburg
Kellogg’s management has revealed its future acquisition strategy is to pursue international snack firms and increase its presence in Russia, Turkey and China and surrounding regions.
Kellogg’s escapes FTC fine over false immunity claims
04-Jun-2010 By Shane Starling
The Kellogg Company will change immunity claims for Rice Krispies after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ruled the claims misleading – but ruled out a financial penalty.
Kellogg’s sued over salmonella-tainted snacks
12-Apr-2010 By Caroline Scott-Thomas
A Florida man has filed a federal lawsuit against the Kellogg Company, claiming it failed to warn consumers that some of its products could have been tainted with salmonella.
Irresponsibilty claim for Kellogg's breakfast cereal ad rejected
07-Apr-2010 By Jane Byrne
A claim that an advert for Kellogg’s Coco Pops was irresponsible because it directly targeted school children and encouraged them to eat a snack that was high in sugar has been rejected by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Kellogg's seeks cereal weight claim approval under article 13.5
02-Mar-2010 By Jane Byrne
Kellogg’s has submitted an application to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for approval of a weight health relationship claim under the proprietary and emerging science article 13.5 for generic ready- to-eat breakfast cereals.
Nutri-Grain legal challenge has ‘no merit’, says Kellogg
04-Feb-2010 By Jane Byrne
The Kellogg Company has dismissed a class action lawsuit filed against it in relation to health claims on one of its leading breakfast cereal products, Nutri-Grain bars.
Kellogg calls for industry wide engagement on salt reduction
29-Jan-2010 By Jane Byrne
Pressure to ensure customer taste preferences are continually met for leading breakfast cereal brands is a hindrance to achieving minimal salt levels, and an sector wide push is required to achieve this objective, claims Kellogg.
Kellogg’s settles Rice Krispies immunity claims dispute
05-Jan-2010 By Shane Starling
The Kellogg Company has settled a dispute with the Oregon Department of Justice and Attorney General John Kroger over immunity claims it was making for its breakfast cereal, Rice Krispies.
Committee grills Nestle and Kellogg on salt reduction
18-Nov-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
Representatives of Nestle and Kellogg defended their actions on salt reduction this week in front of a skeptical committee of Canadian MPs.
Swine flu prompts Kellogg to quit Rice Krispies immunity claims
05-Nov-2009 By Shane Starling
The Kellogg Company has pulled immunity claims from its popular antioxidant-fortified Rice Krispies range, rather bizarrely citing swine flu links as the principal reason.
Kellogg's refutes sugar laden cereal claims
27-Oct-2009 By Jane Byrne
Consumers should stick to the facts and look beyond the hype in terms of the salt and sugar content of cereals, claims Kellogg’s as UK cereal manufacturers are taken to task in a Channel 4 programme.
Kellogg's toys with laser branded Corn Flakes
16-Oct-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
Branding Corn Flakes with the Kellogg’s logo so people are not fooled by Corn Fakes sounds far fetched.
Watchdog clears Kellogg's of inflating cereal size for TV
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has sided with Kellogg’s following complaints that the company exaggerated the size of its cereal in a TV advert.
Kellogg goes online to help school performance
14-Aug-2009 By staff reporter
Cereal and snack giant Kellogg is starting the new school year with a push to an online tool designed for mothers to help their children perform better at school – with a key component being nutrition.
Kellogg to boost bakery and snacks marketing budget
25-Jun-2009 By Mike Stones
Cereal giant Kellogg has confirmed its plans to spend more than ₤80m on marketing its brands in the UK, including bakery and snacks products, throughout this year.
Kellogg makes fiber commitment
Kellogg has pledged that by next year nearly 80 percent of its cereals sold in the US will be ‘good’ or ‘excellent’ sources of fiber.
Kellogg makes think-tank’s top ethical list
17-Apr-2009 By Lindsey Partos
Countering the image of a corporate world knocked by the financial crisis, a US think-tank names the 'world's most ethical companies', among them breakfast cereal firm Kellogg.
Kellogg tests compact cereal box
27-Jan-2009 By Lorraine Heller
Cereal giant Kellogg is testing a space-saving cereal box that the firm says could “redefine” the cereal aisle.
Kellogg’s launches Special K savoury snack range
Kellogg’s has launched a new range of savoury snacks under the Special K brand with the intention of targeting health-conscious snackers and women in particular.
Kellogg’s Snacks UK appoints new general manager
Kellogg’s has extended the responsibilities of UK marketing director Kevin Brennan to incorporate the position of general manager of Kellogg’s Snacks.
Kellogg brand extension targets heart health for women
21-Jul-2008 By Lindsey Partos
US cereal maker Kellogg targets the mushrooming heart healthy market with a new line extension – specifically aimed at women - to its Smart Start range.
Whole grain and low fat drive Kellogg innovation
12-Feb-2008 By Laura Crowley
Kellogg Company's new product launches are designed to meet the
continuing trend for healthy indulgence, with kids' cereals that
embrace whole grain and more varied healthy adult cereals.
Rising costs threaten Kellogg margins
31-Jan-2008 By Charlotte Eyre
A double digit rise in advertising spend, as well as high energy
and commodity costs, has led to declining margins
for Kellogg's during the financial year, the cereal
company reported yesterday.
Kellogg acquires Russian bakery brand
18-Jan-2008 By Charlotte Eyre
Cereal producer Kellogg has acquired the Russia-based United Bakers
Group as part of plans to expand its global footprint, the company
Kellogg expands research facility
13-Dec-2007 By Charlotte Eyre
Cereal manufacturer Kellogg today revealed plans to invest $40m in
expanding its institute for food and nutrition research, claiming
that sales from innovation have doubled since it first opened in
News briefs: Kraft, Kellogg and antioxidant nuts
30-Oct-2007 By Charlotte Eyre
Kraft signs the legal documents to
acquire Danone's biscuit unit; Kellogg's will increase its
advertisement spend; and new research suggests that boiling nuts
retains their antioxidant properties.
Rising costs hit Kellogg's profits
29-Oct-2007 By Charlotte Eyre
Kellogg today said that high commodity costs led to a one per cent
decrease in operating profit during the third quarter, despite a
six per cent increase in sales.
Metro dumps Kellogg over price hike
12-Oct-2007 By Charlotte Eyre
Germany-based retailer Metro has taken Kellogg's products off
its shelves after the cereal company attempted to pass on
higher commodity costs through price hikes.
Kellogg moves again to flag up nutritious products
19-Sep-2007 By Karen Willmer
Kellogg said yesterday it will start putting nutrition information
on the front of its ready-to-eat cereals in the US from this month.
Kellogg strikes back over superhero battle
23-Aug-2007 By Karen Willmer
Cereal giant Kellogg's has released a statement in response to the
Which? campaign announced earlier this week that condemned the
use of superheroes in advertising to children..
Strong sales boost revenues for Kellogg
27-Jul-2007 By Ahmed AlAmin
Kellogg said yesterday sales jumped by 9 per cent to $3bn (€ 2.2bn)
for the quarter ended 30 June, underlying the company's growth
across all of its cereal and snack segments.
Kellogg's takes bigger bite out of snacks market
12-Jul-2007 By Karen Willmer
Kellogg's is making a bid to become a bigger player in the
global snacks market, with the company saying the segment will
account for 50 per cent of its sales in the future.