Breakfast Foods

Highlights

Regulatory Compliance

School Nutrition Standards Cut Added Sugars, Some Sodium; Chocolate Milk Survives

April 24, 2024
USDA has announced final updates to the school nutrition standards; tremendous amount of feedback on February 2023 proposal helps to save flavored milk from the chopping block...
Capital Spending

K-12, Foodservice Waffle Processor Opens New Plant in Missouri

April 10, 2024
Carson City, Nev.-based Marson Foods invested $35 million to build the facility in Hazelwood, Mo.
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"Quaker BIG Chewy Granola Bar"
Business Strategies

Quaker Recall Fallout? Company to Close Danville, Illinois, Processing Plant

April 5, 2024
After massive Quaker granola bar and cereal recall for potential Salmonella contamination, production at Danville plant was paused, and now the facility will shut down permanently...
Courtesy of Kodiak
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People on the Move

Breakfast Foods Company Kodiak Adds New COO and VP of Product Development

March 5, 2024
Company looks to drive growth with new appointments and newly created vice president of product development position.
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William Post, 96, Co-Creator of Pop-Tarts, Has Died

Feb. 15, 2024
Post was a Keebler Co. plant manager who assembled the team that made a Kellogg Co. toaster pastry idea into a legendary product.
Courtesy of Broadus Foods
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Legal Issues

Snoop Dogg, Master P Sue Post Holdings, Walmart over Snoop Cereal Sabotage

Feb. 7, 2024
Broadus Foods, owned by the iconic rap artists, claims Post Holdings and Walmart sabotaged Snoop Cereal by claiming it was out of stock, hiding product and charging much higher...
Courtesy of Kellanova
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People on the Move

Kellanova Promotes Two Executives Following Retirement of North America President

Jan. 12, 2024
Chris Hood, president, Kellanova North America, will retire at the end of April, triggering promotions in Latin America and North America business units.
Courtesy of Chobani LLC
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Chobani Enters RTD Coffee Segment With $900 Million Acquisition of La Colombe

Dec. 15, 2023
As part of the deal, Keurig Dr Pepper will turn its 33% stake in La Colombe into equity in Chobani.
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"Corn Flake Cereal with Blueberries"
Marketing

Kellogg Co. Reveals New Names for Spinoff Companies

March 15, 2023
Two new companies will retain the Kellogg’s brand for products after spinoff of the North American cereal business later this year.
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Humor

Food Facts Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Food Mascots?

Dec. 30, 2022
You see them on your favorite food products, but how well do you really know your favorite food mascots? Take our quiz to find out.
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Higher Product Prices Prop Up Kellogg

Aug. 5, 2022
Consumer loyalty in the face of higher prices helped Kellogg Co. show good results for the most recent quarter.
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Price Hikes Buoy General Mills Results

June 30, 2022
General Mills saw its profit for the fourth quarter nearly double, even as sales volumes declined in all segments except pet food.