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Shredded Wheat Original Cereal Box


Shredded Wheat Original is a breakfast classic. The original big biscuits are made with whole grain wheat, and this recipe hasn’t changed since 1893. The delicious flavour comes from one natural ingredient, there is no added anything. 

Shredded Wheat Original Cereal Box
Shredded Wheat Original Cereal Box

Features & Benefits

  1. Whole Grain
  2. Very Low Salt
  3. Low in Saturated Fat

Our ingredients make each bowl of Shredded Wheat Original low in saturated fat, contributing to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Also available in Shredded Wheat Bitesize and Honey & Nut.

Is shredded wheat healthy? 

Shredded Wheat cereal is made with just 1 ingredient for simple goodness. It is high in fibre and the no.1 ingredient is whole grain wheat. It has no added sugar, salt or sodium and is 100% vegan.

Two shredded wheat biscuits (45g) with 125ml of semi-skimmed milk contains 222 calories. Shredded Wheat is low in saturated fat. Reducing consumption of saturated fat contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels as part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.


How to recycle

The cardboard carton and paper is recyclable

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100% Whole Grain Content


Our carefully selected ingredients

Whole Grain Wheat (100%)

Reducing consumption of saturated fat contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. Shredded Wheat is low in saturated fat.


Serving Size

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45 g

Reference intake for adults per portion 45 g (2 Biscuits)



8 %



1 %



1 %



0.9 %



0.9 %

of an adult`s RI *

* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)


Typical Values


939 kJ/222 kcal


of which Saturates

3.0 g

1.4 g


of which Sugars

36 g

6.2 g


6 g


10 g


0.17 g



* Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

Typical Values


1522 kJ/360 kcal


of which Saturates

2.2 g

0.5 g


of which Sugars

67 g

0.7 g


12 g


12 g


0.05 g



* Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

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    Do Nestlé products in emerging countries have more salt than products in developed/developing countries?
    For the last 15 years we’ve been working to reduce the sodium (which is the major component of salt) in our breakfast cereals across the world, because we want to keep on making them more nutritious. Achieving consistency on all products, in all countries, takes time - so some may have more sodium than others. Our aim is for all our cereals – globally – to have the same reduced levels of sodium, with a target of less than 135mg per serving in all our children’s products.
    What are the health and nutritional benefits of Nestlé Gluten Free Corn Flakes?

    As well as being a healthy choice for people who want to reduce the amount of gluten in their diet, or have coeliac disease or a gluten intolerance, Gluten Free Corn Flakes are fortified with B-vitamins, folic acid and iron

    How can I find foods made with whole grain?
    Two things to remember: • Look for food labels where the word 'whole' appears in front of the name of the grain, like “whole wheat” or “wholemeal bread”. • For foods with more than one ingredient, make sure whole grain is listed towards the top of the ingredients list. The further up the list it is, the more whole grain has been used in the recipe. And look out for the percentage of whole grain. You should find this in the ingredients list too. It’s easy to know if a Nestlé breakfast cereal is made with whole grain: just look out for the Green Banner and whole grain tick on top of the box.
    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.
    Why does Nestlé label vegetable oil?
    Because it’s industry practice to label seasonal oils (oils that aren’t consistently available across the year). In Europe it’s now mandatory to detail the types of vegetable oils used in a food product. So it’s no longer permitted to use the term “vegetable oil” on a label.
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