Cereal

Meat alternatives must meet the highest sensory standards, especially when it comes to the flexitarian target group. Pic: GoodMills Innovation

‘Meaty’ bakery snacks get a flexitarian makeover

By Gill Hyslop

With vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian (occasionally ditching meat) lifestyles becoming part of everyday life, GoodMills Innovation has launched a wheat protein-based vegan-snack-mix that will add a meaty boost to bakery and snack fillings.

General Mills finds more families report eating breakfast together

General Mills finds more families report eating breakfast together

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Three quarters of families with school-aged children now report being able to spend more time together eating at the breakfast table, promoting an uptick in cereal consumption, according to a new survey commissioned by General Mills Big G cereals.

Three Wishes Cereal investors include RXBAR founders Peter Rahal and Jared Smith, and former president of Post Cereal Stephen Van Tassel (picture credit: Three Wishes Cereal)

WATCH: Three Wishes Cereal trials drive-thru sampling

By Elaine Watson

With Expo West canceled and instore sampling off the menu for the foreseeable future, New York based high protein, low-sugar gluten-free startup Three Wishes Cereal decided to get creative…

The Cheerios, Pillsbury and Betty Crocker maker will focus on continued international growth with leadership changes. Pic: Getty Images/tacar

General Mills' leadership team reshuffle

By Kristine Sherred

The Minneapolis-based food giant has announced a series of changes to its management team, including the retirement of CFO Don Mulligan - a 20-year company veteran - and the promotion of its US cereal lead to the European and Austalian division.

Floodwaters inundated a farm in Pacific Junction, Iowa, in late March. Pic: Getty Images/Bloomberg/Daniel Acker

Low maize output in US grays 2019 global cereal production

By Kristine Sherred

Overall cereal production could increase 1.2% to 2.68m tons by the end of this year, but excessive flooding in the Midwestern US has diminished prospects for maize, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organic (FAO).

Traces of ancient cereals like wheat, barley and rye have been found in a wooden 'lunch box' abandoned on the Swiss Alps 4,000 years ago. Pic: ©Deposit Photos/lakov

Cereal breakthrough

Prehistoric grains identified in Swiss Alps lunch box

By Gill Hyslop

Scientists have discovered a 4,000-year-old ‘lunch box’ – obviously lost by a plucky primitive traveler crossing the Swiss mountains – contains microscopic traces of ancient wheat and rye.