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  • Ten Brands That Will Disappear in 2012 [No more Kellogg's Corn Pops? NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!]

    06/22/2011 5:45:24 PM PDT · by grundle · 166 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo Finance ^ | June 22, 2011 | Douglas A. McIntyre
    Kellogg's Corn Pops The cereal business is not what is used to be, at least for products that are not considered "healthy." Among those is Kellogg's Corn Pops ready-to-eat cereal. Sales of the brand dropped 18% over the year that ended in April, down to $74 million. That puts it well behind brands like Cheerios and Frosted Flakes, each which have sales of over $200 million a year. Private label sales have also hurt sales of branded cereals. Revenues in this category were $637 million over the same April-end period. There is also profit margin pressure on Corn Pops because...
  • Couple find dead bat in breakfast cereal (This explains why Europeans distrust US corporations)

    05/20/2007 10:33:37 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 58 replies · 977+ views ^ | 05/19/2007 | The Local
    A couple in the west Sweden town of Tanum got a most unwelcome free gift in their breakfast cereal on Friday. As Kerstin Nilsson and Ingemar Hansson poured out a healthy bowl of Kelloggs All Bran out plopped a bat. A 4 centimetre long, shrivelled-up English bat. "We couldn't believe our eyes," the couple told local paper Bohusläningen. "But there it was, a stone-dead, dried-up bat. It was really disgusting. We lost our apetites immediately. You've got to wonder how it got there." Kelloggs is wondering the same thing, and promised to take the matter seriously. The company sent a...