Working to Make Breakfast Better
And it’s because of you. You said more whole grain, less sugar, and use natural ingredients. So we've listened and worked hard to improve, including making whole grain our main ingredient across the range of Nestlé Breakfast Cereals. Your voice is leading the way to make breakfast better every day. Find out more below.
We’ve Made Whole Grain Our Number One Ingredient
We’re working to get the most out of the natural grain. It’s a little thing that makes a big difference.
Look for the green banner on each pack of Nestlé cereals to help you and your family get whole grain.
A whole lot of grains
One bushel of wheat contains around a million individual whole grain kernels.
Egyptians used to bury mummies with necklaces made from barley, and in 1324 King Edward II of England set the standard for the measurement - making the ‘inch’ equal to ‘three grains of barley, dry and round, placed end-to-end lengthwise’.
We Are Always Working to Make Breakfast Better
We know that nutrition is important to you. That’s why we keep working to make breakfast better every day. Your feedback is leading the way to even more improvements and better breakfast moments.
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We've tried to answer as many of your questions as possible. You can search them all here:
What are the health and nutritional benefits of Nestlé Gluten Free Corn Flakes?
I’ve heard a low GI diet can help me lose weight. Is this true?
It’s too early to say. The science in this area is still emerging. There is evidence that low GI foods take longer to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer, but none that you’ll eat fewer calories at the next meal.
Is Nestlé planning to launch gluten-free versions of its other cereals or cereal bars?
Why do some breakfast cereals have different serving sizes labeled on pack?
The serving sizes mentioned on breakfast cereals can slightly differ, mainly due to differences in product density. Beyond its nutrients density, it’s also important for the portion size to suit the average cereal bowl. Some types of breakfast cereals, such as mueslis or granolas, are denser than traditional flakes; so a 30 g serving could look tiny and unrealistic in a bowl – that's why we use 45 g as a reference. These different serving sizes have been defined by the European cereals trade association and consistently applied by all industry members in Europe.
Does the high GI of breakfast cereals negate the whole grain benefits?
No. Even though some foods made with whole grain have a high GI, you can still benefit by including them in a healthy, balanced diet. Eating lots of whole grain can be good for the heart, even if the GI of the food is high. The whole population can benefit from eating more whole grain; the effect of low GI foods is still not clear.
We'd love to hear your comments about Nestlé cereals, so please let us know what you think, we always appreciate hearing from you.