Breakfast Cereals

'After all we are navigating through what I think you would all agree continues to be an extremely challenging operating environment,' said Steve Cahillane, CEO of Kellogg Company. Pic: GettyImages/BBuilder/Kellogg

Kellogg CEO hints at inevitable price increases

By Gill Hyslop

Steve Cahillane said the breakfast cereal giant – which so far has essentially avoided hiking prices – is finally expecting to crumple amid worsening inflation, lingering supply chain disruptions, a workers’ strike, a plant fire and the war in Ukraine.

Kellogg’s responds to Mexican breakfast cereal seizure

Kellogg’s responds to Mexican breakfast cereal seizure

By Gill Hyslop

Following the seizure of some of its cereals in Mexico over alleged contravention of the country's marketing laws, Kellogg’s told BakeryandSnacks it is still committed to wholesome, affordable food for Mexican consumers – no matter what age.

An advertising ban on HFSS foods could result in a £3bn loss for the food industry. Pics: GettyImages/Eskemar/Suradech 14/happy_lark

£500m at risk if promotion ban on HFSS bakery and snacks goes ahead

By Gill Hyslop

The predictive analytics provider told BakeryandSnacks the UK savoury snacks industry stands to lose £381.1m, while the bakery sector is at risk of losing £143.4m should the government’s injunction on advertising products labelled as high in fat, sugar...

Major cereal producers are ensuring they are providing all options to give consumers a reason to walk down the aisle. Pic: GettyImages/EvgeniiAnd

There’s still a place on the table for sugary breakfast cereals

By Gill Hyslop

Breakfast cereals are one of the categories to actually show progress in reducing sugar content, with Action on Sugar’s latest progress report showing an 8.5% reduction between 2015 and 2018. But some consumers still demand that sweet hit in the morning....

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Kellogg to close US plant, lay off 108 workers

By Gill Hyslop

The breakfast cereal giant will lay off 108 of its workers when it shuts its Atlanta frozen food plant on October 10, 2019, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.