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Guide to Breakfast Cereals

Which city is the world's largest producer of breakfast cereals? The residents of Battle Creek, Michigan, which is known as the "Cereal City," believe the title to be theirs. After all, Battle Creek is where the Kellogg brothers "invented ready-to-eat cereal." For more trivia and resources about cereal, just browse our guide.

Spoonful of cereal

What information can you find in this guide? How about articles on topics like:

  • Types and varieties of cereals
  • Packing and placement of cereal
  • Labeling regulations
  • Cereal trivia
  • Nutritional information
  • Manufacturers and standard practices
  • How to use cereal in recipes

Whether you are a cereal lover or hater, you probably have some questions about this convenience food. For instance, what are the healthiest or unhealthiest cereals? How is cereal made and where? How are cereals positioned in the grocery store and why? You can find the answers to these and other frequently asked questions (FAQs) in our handy guide. In fact, we've designed this guide to be your ultimate source to everything you want to know about cereals.


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